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"A Book that should be on every Scholar's table."

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CARLETON'S HAND-BOOK

OF

POPULAR QUOTATIONS.

A Book of Ready Reference

FOR SUCH FAMILIAR WORDS, PHRASES AND EXPRESSIONS AS ARE OFTENEST QUOTED AND MET WITH

IN GENERAL LITERATURE;

TOGETHER WITH

THEIR AUTHORSHIP AND POSITION IN THE ORIGINAL.

ALSO,

A CAREFULLY PREPARED LIST OF POPULAR QUOTATIONS

FROM THE

LATIN, FRENCH AND OTHER LANGUAGES.

NEW YORK:

Copyright, 1877, by

G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers.

MDCCCLXXVIII.

TWO EXCELLENT BOOKS

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THE ART OF CONVERSATION,

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