ADELINE DUTTON TRAIN WHITNEY QUOTE SIGNED, "Adeline D. T. Whitney", 4.5 x 4.5, by American poet and prolific writer from her book, Odd or Even (1880), in full: "The very hairs of your heads are all numbered; and the hairs of your heads are every little outgrowth and particular of your living. 'Sermon of the Midst' in 'Odd or Even!'" In fine condition, with age toning and some minor staining on right edge.
Adeline Dutton Train Whitney (pen name, A. D. T. Whitney; 1824 – 1906) was an American poet and prolific writer, who published more than 20 books for girls. Her books expressed a traditional view of women's roles and were popular throughout her life.
Her first venture was a Book of Rhymes. Then followed: Mother Goose for Grown Folks, Boys at Chequassett, Faith Gartney's Girlhood, Hitherto — a Story of Yesterday, Prince Strong's Outings, The Gayworthys, Leslie Goldthwaite, We Girls, Holy Tides, Real Folks, The Other Girls, Sights and Insights, Odd and Even (1880), Bannyborough Whiten Memories, Daffodils, Pansies, Homespun Yarns, Ascutney Street, A Golden Gossip, Bird Talk, and Just How.