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GEMS

FOR THE FIRESIDE

COMPRISING

THE MOST UNIQUE, TOUCHING, PITHY, AND BEAUTIFUL

LITERARY TREASURES

FROM THE GREATEST MINDA IN THE REALMS OF POETRY AND PHILOSOPHY,

WIT AND HUMOR, STATESMANSHIP AND RELIGION.

Elegantly Illustrated

AMONG THE BRILLIANT MEN AND WOMEN OF GENIUS WHOSE VERY CHOICEST PRODUCTIONS ENRICH THESE
PAGES ARE SHAKESPEARE, MILTON, MOORE, BURNS, BRYANT, BYRON, SHELLEY, SCOTT, CAMPBELL,

HOOD, WORDSWORTH, LONGFELLOW, TENNYSON, HOLMES, HEMANS, WHITTIER, SAXE,
SIGOURNEY, DICKENS, LOVER, EVERETT, BRET HARTE, FRANKLIN, MACAULAY,

AND ABOUT Two HUNDRED OTHER AUTHORS OF ESTABLISHED FAME.

ALSO

MANY RARE AND EXCELLENT PIECES OF PECULIAR MERIT

WHOSE AUTHORSHIP IS UNKNOWN,

ARE INCLUDED,

To WHICH ARE ADDED BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE MOST CELEBRATED POETS AND AUTHORS; OVER
ONE THOUSAND TERSELY PUT THOUGHTS FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST THINKERS; AND

NUMEROUS AL'TOGRAPH ALBUM SENTIMENTS,

MAKING A WONDERFULLY RICH

TREASURY FOR THE HOME CIRCLE

A CHARMING

LIBRARY OF PROSE AND VERSE.

REV. O. H. TIFFANY, D. D., EDITOR

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TECUMSEH, MICH.:
A. W. MILLS, PUBLISHER.

Entered according to Act of Congress.

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