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BEING A COLLECTION OF MORE THAN A
THOUSAND CHOICE SELECTIONS, OR APHORISMS,
FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY DIFFERENT AUTIORS, AND ON
ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY DIFFERENT SUBJECTS.
A YEAR ago the compiler was much interested in the preparation of two small books for the young, entitled “Memory Gems” and “ Choice Thoughts.” The favor with which these have been received has induced him to make this compilation, intended more particularly for adults. At times nearly every person has occasion to refer to, or use, some appropriate selection, and it is hoped that this collection of aphorisms may not only meet such wants, but also prove interesting and profitable for occasional perusal. To any in want of a more full and extensive collection entirely of prose selections, the “ Treasury of Thought,” by Rev. H. Ballou, will be found a very valuable work. This compilation is intended more particularly for use in the family circle, where its selections may be recited and discussed.