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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Adeline Dutton Train Whitney (1824–1906)

Whitney, Adeline Dutton (Train). An American poet and novelist; born at Boston, Sept. 15, 1824; died on March 21, 1906. Besides writing a great deal for magazines she published: ‘Footsteps on the Seas: A Poem’ (1857); ‘Mother Goose for Grown Folks’ (1860; revised ed. 1882); ‘The Boys at Chequasset’ (1862); ‘Faith Gartney’s Girlhood’ (1863); ‘The Gayworthies: A Story of Threads and Thrums’ (1865); ‘A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite’s Life’ (1866); ‘Patience Strong’s Outings’ (1868); ‘Hitherto: A Story of Yesterday’ (1869); ‘Real Folks’ (1872); ‘Pansies’ (1872), verse; ‘The Other Girls’ (1873); ‘Sights and Insights’ (1876); ‘Bonnyborough’ (1885); ‘Homespun Yarns’ (1887); and two volumes of poems, ‘Bird Talk’ (1887) and ‘Daffodils’ (1887).