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by Jakob Christoph Heer
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LibriVox recording of An heiligen Wassern by Jakob Christoph Heer. Read in German by Eva K. Im Dorf Sankt Peter im Schweizer Hochgebirge leben die Bewohner des regenarmen Glottertales mit der ständigen Gefahr von Gletscherabbrüchen, die ihre Lebensader, eine abenteuerlich konstruierte Wasserleitung, zerstören könnten. Um dieses Wunderwerk der alten Wasserleitung ranken sich Sagen und Legenden, die den Dorfbewohnern heilig sind. Wird die Wasserleitung einmal wirklich zerstört, so...
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by Walter Rowlands
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LibriVox recording of Among the Great Masters of the Drama by Walter Rowlands. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. In "Among the great masters of the drama; scenes in the lives of famous actors; thirty-two reproductions of famous pictures with text", Walter Rowlands introduces us to the most famous playwrights and actors that might be seen on the London stages in the 19th century. Many of the playwrights mentioned are very famous until today, like Shakespeare and Molière, some...
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by Artur de Azevedo
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LibriVox recording of Amor por Anexins, by Artur de Azevedo. Artur de Azevedo foi um dramaturgo, poeta, contista e jornalista brasileiro. Amor por Anexins é uma curta peça em um ato, escrita em 1872, sendo o primeiro trabalho de Artur de Azevedo deste gênero. Sua primeira peça teve grande êxito sendo representada mais de 1000 vezes ainda no século XIX. (Sumário escrito por Vicente) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Ayn Rand
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LibriVox recording of Anthem (Version 5) by Ayn Rand. Read in English by pbkuhn Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Russian-American writer Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in the United Kingdom. The story takes place at an unspecified future date when mankind has entered another Dark Age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated. A young man known as Equality 7-2521 rebels by doing secret scientific...
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by Lechmere Worrall
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LibriVox recording of Ann by Lechmere Worrall. Read in English by ToddHW; EmmaHatton; Campbell Schelp; Elsie Selwyn; Anita Sloma-Martinez; RHelfmann; thestorygirl Edward Hargraves, a young author, is encouraged by his mother and friend, Billy, to marry a woman in order to understand the fairer sex better and thereby characterize them better in his next book. While he attempts to follow their advice and marry Evangeline, a pleasant but rather uninteresting woman, a daring American reporter has...
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by Anoniem
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LibriVox recording of Ali Baba en de veertig roovers by Anoniem. (Translated by J. W. Gerhard.) Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Ali Baba vindt een schat van roovers en neemt een deel van de schat weg. Uiteraard willen de roovers wraak nemen. - Summary by Marcel Coenders For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become...
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by Frederick Herman Tilberg
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LibriVox recording of Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland by Frederick Herman Tilberg. Read in English by David Wales The American Civil War battle at Antietam, Maryland,(called Sharpsburg by the Confederacy) on 17 September 1862, has been called the bloodiest day of that conflict. Confederate General Lee’s invasion of the North was repulsed, and when the fighting ended, the course of the Civil War had been greatly altered. This victory by the North moved President Abraham Lincoln to...
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by George Sand
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LibriVox recording of Antonia by George Sand.   Read in English by Christine Rottger; Murphy8104; Mirja; Jake Malizia; Marisza; Jessica Hendra; Elroi; czandra; Christoph Stangenberg; Alysson Light; roselbex Will love conquer all? An entertaining novel of growth in light of societal pressures of propriety, finance and inheritance of 19th century France. Intriguing events and turns of phrase abound. (Summary by Christine Rottger ) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by William Cowper
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 5 recordings of Report On an Adjudged Case by William Cowper. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 29, 2013. William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. (summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Effie Mae Hency Williams
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LibriVox recording of A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie Mae Hency Williams. Read in English by Rosa Grace In the summer, Don and Joyce stay on their Grandma and Grandpa's farm. They have great fun, and every night Grandma tells them a story about a different kind of bee such as Bee Kind, Bee Polite, and Bee Honest that stings people who aren't honest. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of On Adulterous Marriages by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by InTheDesert. One named Pollentius having written to him upon the question of separation in case of adultery, engaged him to write the books "On Adulterous Marriages". Pollentius maintained that the wife who separated from her husband, upon account of adultery on his side, might marry again; and what St. Paul says to the contrary he interpreted of her who marries again for any other reason....
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Adventskalender 2012, von Various. Auf Deutsch gelesen von Freiwilligen für LibriVox. Diese Sammlung ist ein Adventskalender und enthält für jeden Tag vom 1. - 24. Dezember eine Aufnahme. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Hörbuch...
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by Lyndon Orr
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Mabel by Lyndon Orr. Read in English by April6090 This is a fantasy story about a little girl, 5-years old, who is the given the ability to converse with animals. - Summary by april6090 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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by Dr. Dioscorides
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LibriVox opname van Anno 2070: een blik in de toekomst van Dr. Dioscorides. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Een schrijver die vrij hardhandig met de nukken en grillen van de toekomst kennis maakte, was de negentiende-eeuwse professor Pieter Harting (pseudoniem: dr. Dioscorides). Het probleem was niet zozeer dat het voorspelde niet uitkwam, maar dat het hinderlijk vroeg uitkwam. Het leek of de toekomst een loopje met Harting nam. Nog maar net had hij in 1865 in zijn boek ‘Anno 2065’ geschreven...
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by Darby Bible
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LibriVox recording of Bible (DBY) NT 05: Acts by Darby Bible. (Translated by John Nelson Darby.) Read in English by Hultstrand The Darby Bible consists of a translation of the New Testament by John Nelson Darby, originally published in 1867, and a translation of the Old Testament, included in later editions of the text, completed by Darby's students after his death. - Summary by Aaron Hultstrand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Max Dauthendey
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LibriVox recording of Die acht Gesichter am Biwasee by Max Dauthendey. Read in German by Hokuspokus Liebesgeschichten aus Japan: Am Biwasee, nahe der uralten Kaiserstadt Kioto, haben die Japaner acht Landschaftsgesichter von unsterblicher Leidenschaft entdeckt. Dauthendey hat sich für dieses Buch von einer alten japanischen Tradition inspirieren lassen. Acht Ansichten des Biwa-Sees oder Acht Ansichten von Ōmi (Ōmi Hakkei) ist der Titel vieler Serien von Bildern oder Gedichten, in denen...
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LibriVox recording of Arqtiq: A Study of the Marvels at the North Pole by Anna Adolph. Read in English by Chuck Williamson Described by author Liza Daly as a "strange masterpiece of outsider art," Arqtiq is a bizarre, borderline hallucinatory work of feminist utopian fiction. Equal parts sci-fi adventure, philosophical tract, and pro-Symmesian pamphlet, Anna Adolph’s strange, self-published novella centers its narrative around an aviator (also named Anna) who, along with a ragtag...
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by Euclides da Cunha
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LibriVox recording of À margem da história by Euclides da Cunha. Read in Portuguese by Leni À margem da história foi a primeira das obras póstumas de Euclides da Cunha, tentando recolher os muitos textos esparsos e inéditos do autor após sua morte inesperada e violenta. A maior parte do livro se compõe das anotações feitas pelo autor para um livro, nunca terminado, acerca da Amazônia, a ser intitulado "Paraíso Perdido", mas que foi publicado nesta coletânea sob o título...
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by Virna Sheard
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of April by Virna Sheard. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  April 22, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Biblia; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. This short tribute to April and the coming of Spring) is taken from The Miracle, and Other Poems by Virna Sheard (1913) - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. I, No 5, May 1897 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." Later...
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by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of 'The Birthplace' by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford Neither the name of Shakespeare nor that of Stratford appears directly in this short piece by James, and yet both are absolutely central to his plot. The story has to do with Mr. and Mrs. Gedge, tempted away from a dreary northern town library, which he runs, to become the wardens – caretakers and tour guides – of the house where the greatest writer of the English language was born, and in which he grew up. Or...
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by Eliza Orne White
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Aunt by Eliza Orne White. Read in English by Pseudonymous Nerd; Joanne Hoare; MamaEzrah; Chuck de Sully; Ellies; Kathleen Moore This is a very cute children's book. Mr. West's half-sister Matilda is orphaned and she comes staying with the family for a while. It looks like Mr West doesn't like her very much, her being "blue" and all. What this means is an entirely unknown concept to his children, but they also anticipate that they won't like her very much...
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by Lester Chadwick
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LibriVox recording of Baseball Joe at Yale by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Donald Cummings "Baseball Joe" Matson's great ambition is to become a professional baseball pitcher. The Baseball Joe series follows his career as he seeks to attain his goal. In this volume, Joe follows the wishes of his parents and attends college, and seeks to join the Yale University varsity baseball nine. Much to his disappointment, he finds that he cannot immediately do so, due to a Yale rule...
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by F. Anstey
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LibriVox recording of Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Lynne Thompson; Lucretia B.; Chris Cartwright; bala; KHand; Steve C; madcappe; rookieblue; Kajo; asterix; Jacob Paul Starr; ToddHW Another delightful example of an English writer poking fun at his countrymen, or maybe all races reactions to someone from a diferent background. A series of adventures of a well educated foreigner in London which originally appeared weekly in the Punch , sometimes with...
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by Clementine Helm
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Backfischchen's Leiden und Freuden von Clementine Helm. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Claudia Salto. Dieses Buch der im 19. Jahrhundert sehr erfolgreichen Jugendschriftstellerin Clementine Helm erzählt auf liebevolle Weise die Geschichte von Gretchen, welche als Landei zu ihrer Tante nach Berlin kommt, um Benimm zu lernen. Diese völlig neue Welt, die in starkem Kontrast zu ihrem bisherigen freien und wilden Landleben steht, fordert Grete einiges ab, und anfangs lässt sie kein...
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by Grace Coleridge Frankland
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LibriVox recording of Bacteria in Daily Life by Grace Coleridge Frankland. Read by J. M. Smallheer The author provides a fascinating look at the emerging science of bacteriology at the start of the twentieth century including early progress in understanding and preventing diseases such as tuberculosis and diphtheria. The book also includes chapters on the spread of disease through close contact with infected persons as well as from contaminated drinking water and milk. Water purification...
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by Edward Capern
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of An Autumn Invitation by Edward Capern. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 21, 2018.  Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Ellies; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Jim Gallagher; Ian King; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; Michele Fry; Nemo; RajVO; Tom Parker; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. In 1848 Capern secured appointment with the Post Office as a letter-carrier. His first route between...
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by George Macdonald
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LibriVox recording of Baby, by George MacDonald. LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Baby by George MacDonald. This was the fortnightly poetry project for February 22nd, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (9MB)
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by Edward Young
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LibriVox recording of The Complaint; or Night Thoughts by Edward Young. Read in English by Karen Joan Kohoutek; Josh Kibbey; Jim Locke; Ania E A book-length poem, often associated with the Graveyard School of poetry, musing upon life and death. - Summary by Karen Joan Kohoutek For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Comedy of Errors (version 2) by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Elizabeth Klett; Jason Mills; Bob Neufeld; Amanda Friday; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Charlotte Duckett; Libby Gohn; engineerdst; Maryanka; Frances Brown; WoollyBee; Kimberly Krause; Halle Kill; gloriousjob; Chris Cartwright; and Krzysztof Rowiński. The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant,...
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by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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LibriVox recording of Cradock Nowell Vol. 2 by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, it follows the fortunes of Cradock Nowell who, at the end of Volume 1, is thrown out of his family home by his father following the suspicious death of Cradock's twin brother Clayton. It was Blackmore's second novel, and the novel he wrote prior to...
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by Marian Longfellow
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LibriVox recording of Contrasted Songs by Marian Longfellow. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Sonia; Ezwa; RecordingPerson; Libby Marie Lennon; Nemo; iloveyu; Mihai Borobocea; ToddHW This is a volume of collected poetry by American poet Marian Longfellow. The poems lack a uniform theme, but, as the author puts it, "Among these "Contrasted Songs" I trust that the reader will find something to which the heart may respond." - Summary by Carolin For further information,...
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by Arthur Applin
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LibriVox recording of Blackthorn Farm, by Arthur Applin. Read by Tony Oliva. But he was afraid. He had failed twice already. He could not afford to fail a third time. If he failed ruin faced him, and disgrace. His father had warned him that the money he had saved for his education had come to an end. Ruin for his father and his little sister! He had no idea how deeply Rupert was in debt. Rupert himself had only just realised it. And in desperation he had gambled to save himself. (Excerpt from...
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LibriVox opname van Beknopte uiteenzetting van de theorie van Darwin over het ontstaan der plant- en diervormen, van Julius Dub. Gelezen door kattekliek. Populair-wetenschappelijke, verkorte weergave van Charles Darwins baanbrekende boek "Het ontstaan der soorten", ca. 10 jaar na de uitgave daarvan verschenen om de evolutietheorie bij een groter publiek bekend te maken. Ook nu nog kan het degenen op weg helpen die het oorspronkelijke werk van Darwin te lijvig of te ingewikkeld...
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 14 - New Beginnings by Various. Read in English by Lynne T; DrPGould; Eva Davis; Nemo; Devorah Allen; Algy Pug; BettyB; Garth Burton; Patrick Wallace; Colleen McMahon This is the fourteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in length. These are great for study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time you'd like to hear a whole story and only have a few minutes to devote...
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by Henry Salt
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LibriVox recording of The Call of the Wildflower by Henry Salt. Read by LibriVox Volunteers A learned, and immensely pleasant, journey in search of wildflowers as told by the author. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (132MB)
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by George Moore
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LibriVox recording of Celibates, by George Moore. Read by James E. Carson The author is considered the first great Irish writer of realist fiction and is said to have been an inspiration for James Joyce. Celibates is a novel of three characters: Mildred Lawson, John Norton and Agnes Lahens.They have nothing in common other than an absolute love of themselves and an inability to sympathize with others. In that vein, it constitutes a striking image of our own modern day self-absorbed society....
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by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
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LibriVox recording of Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810-1861) was an Italian statesman and a leading figure in the movement for Italian unification. A nobleman born in Turin, Cavour founded the political newspaper "Il Risorgimento." An ardent admirer of Britain's constitution monarchy, with whose statesmen he forged strong diplomatic ties, he rose to become prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia under...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Bugle Song and Other Poems by Various. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk This splendid volume of some of the best poems from a fine selection of our greatest poets paints an ageless depiction of civilization's interaction with and questioning of the natural world. Glorious imagery combined with introspection concerning the plight of mankind prevails throughout this excellent collection. However, amid the poems' vivid descriptions of nature's splendor runs a thread of...
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by Carroll Watson Rankin
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LibriVox recording of The Cinder Pond, by Carroll Watson Rankin. Read by Betsie Bush. Years ago, a manufacturer built a great dock, jutting out from and then turning parallel to the shore of a northern Michigan town. The factory was abandoned, and following the habits of small towns, the space between the dock and the shore became "The Cinder Pond." Jean started life in the colony of squatters that came to live in the shanties on the dock, but fortune, heroism, and a mystery combine...
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by Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox recording of The Cheerful Smugglers by Ellis Parker Butler. Read in English by Arnold Saving for the baby's education: how can a young family be disciplined so as to regularly put money in the pig (bank)? Why, put a tarrif on all items coming into the house, just like the U.S. Government does/did for items coming into the country! But the devil is in the details; what about taxing items brought in by visitors? Is the housemaid herself a taxable item? What items really are 'necessaries'...
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by Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma
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Librivox recording of Chocolate: or, An Indian Drinke by Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma. The Author sings the praises of Chocolate. "By the wise and Moderate use whereof, Health is preserved, Sicknesse Diverted, and Cured, especially the Plague of the Guts; vulgarly called _The New Disease_; Fluxes, Consumptions, & Coughs of the Lungs, with sundry other desperate Diseases. By it also, Conception is Caused, the Birth Hastened and facilitated, Beauty Gain'd and continued." For further...
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by Aristophanes
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Chorus of Women by Aristophanes. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 21, 2012. Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. This poem is from the Thesmophoriazusae; meaning Women Celebrating the Festival of the Thesmophoria, sometimes also called The Poet and the Women) (Summary from Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Coffee and Repartee, by John Kendrick Bangs. Read by Daryl Wor First released in 1893, Coffee And Repartee is a collection of breakfast chats at a gentlemans boarding house run by a Mrs. Smithers. Here these fellows repeatedly face questions and proclamations by an inhabitant they call The Idiot. The discussions sound friendly under pretense, but are really sly battles of ribald wit and cunning charm, as well as rather offensive remarks during a time period considered by...
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by Edward W. Ludwig
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LibriVox recording of A Coffin for Jacob by Edward W. Ludwig. Read in English by Paul Harvey and James R. Hedrick Recently graduated and now a junior astrogator, Ben Carson punches an irritating drunkard in Luna City, killing him with one punch. Fleeing the scene, he heads to Venus. There was just one flaw in his decision. He hadn't realized that the memory of the dead man's face would haunt him, torment him, follow him as constantly as breath flowed into his lungs. But might not the rumble of...
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by G. A. McLaughlin
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LibriVox recording of A Clean Heart by G. A. McLaughlin. Read in English by David Wise; Gillian Hendrie. "Much of the preaching and teaching of religion is in a theological dialect that is scarcely more intelligible to the people than a foreign language. Many pulpits need an interpreter as much as do the foreign missionaries among the heathen. The attempt of the writer is to put the matter of full salvation in a simple, direct way, that all may see the simplicity of a subject that is...
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by John Owen
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LibriVox recording of Cases of Conscience Resolved by John Owen. Read in English by InTheDesert. Questions and answers delivered at church meetings on various subjects, particularly relating to personal holiness, grace and sin, belonging to the genre of Purtian casuistry. (Summary by InTheDesert) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Roy J. Snell
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LibriVox recording of Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell. Read in English by Tom Penn It is early in the days of radio, and amateurs are using it more and more, and using it illegally. Enter Curlie Carson, who has the job of tracking down the miscreants. Sounds boring. You wouldn't expect high speed car chases, kidnapping, double dealing, and maybe even murder. ( Tom Penn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Crocodile (Version 2) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Phillip Cryan Fyodor Dostoevesky's "The Crocodile," first published in 1865 in the magazine "Epoch," is the story of Ivan Matveitch, a young man who gets swallowed by a crocodile, and survives. What will life be like for him, inside the crocodile? How will his marriage with Elena Ivanovna fare? (Summary by Phillip Cryan) For further information,...
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by Matthew Arnold
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LibriVox recording of Culture and Anarchy by Matthew Arnold. Read by Nicole Lee. Culture and Anarchy is a series of periodical essays by Matthew Arnold, first published in Cornhill Magazine 1867-68 and collected as a book in 1869. The preface was added in 1875. Arnold's famous piece of writing on culture established his High Victorian cultural agenda which remained dominant in debate from the 1860s until the 1950s. According to his view advanced in the book, "Culture [...] is a study of...
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by Charles Reade
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LibriVox recording of The Cloister and the Hearth (version 2) by Charles Reade. Read in English by Patrick Saville; Zoe Brookes; John; Jim Locke; Hannah Yu; Larry Wilson Set in the 15th century, the Cloister and the Hearth is a story Gerald Eliassoen, a young scribe and illuminator, who travels through seven different countries. Gerald is afraid of persecution from a burgomaster, and so he escapes from Rome to Holland, to search and find a place to make money for his family. His father and...
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox recording of The Coming of the Princess, and Other Poems by Kate Seymour MacLean. Read in English by Sonia; Ross Klatte; CJ Baars; Nina Lily; Livia F.; Kalynda There is truth, doubtless, in the remark, that we are enriched less by what we have than by what we hope to have. As the poetic art in Canada has had little of an appreciable past, it may therefore be thought that the songs that are to catch and retain the ear of the nation lie still in the future, and are as yet unsung....
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Blood Road by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 30, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christine Rojas; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Hypatia; Justin S Barrett; Jon Scott Jones; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; melaniebjensen; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Ruth Logrono; SweetHome; Tasha C Mapes and Tomas Peter. Katharine Lee Bates was an American writer, poet, professor, and social...
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LibriVox recording of Catharine de Bora; or, Social and Domestic Scenes in the Life of Luther by John G. Morris. Read in English by Bill Mosley; TriciaG; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson "There are many interesting and characteristic incidents in the domestic life of Luther which are not found in biographies of the great Reformer. The character of his wife has not been portrayed in full, and who does not wish to become better acquainted with a woman who mingled many a drop of balsam in those...
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by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of The Cat's Paw by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Read in English by James R. Hedrick Susan Baird is found dead at her tea-table and all the evidence points to murder. She is supposed to have been penniless but when her will is found her niece Kitty inherits a fortune. Grave suspicion shifts from one person to another and the two suitors for Kitty's hand whom Washington society had watched with interest seem closely connected with the many clues which again and again prove...
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by Margaret Horton Potter
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LibriVox recording of The Castle of Twilight by Margaret Horton Potter. Read in English by Sal Fitzgerald; Simona Rusu; LibbyZ; Maria Abrenica; Carolyn Spencer-Kerridge ; Christine; sophiatbow; WendyKatzHiller; TheAwesome1568; Sheetal Prasanna; Peter Dann; Sunny; Courtney Miller; Shriya "Wistfully I deliver up to you my simple story, knowing that the first suggestion of “historical novel” will bring before you an image of dreary woodenness and unceasing carnage. Yet if you will have...
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by William Taylor Adams
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LibriVox recording of The Boat Club; or, The Bunkers of Rippleton by William Taylor Adams. Read by LibriVox Volunteers The Bunkers are a group of rebellious boys who make life miserable for many on the shores of an upstate New York Lake. Captain Sedley's son, Frank, has a run in with the boys and decides to start a boat club for his son and his friends.They learn the operation of the boat, cooperation and discipline. In the course of the story, they also show up the Bunkers. - Summary by...
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by Herbert Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts First Camp Fire by Herbert Carter. Read in English by Richard Kilmer; Larry Greene; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; KHand; Rachel The Silver Fox Patrol is out on their first camping trip! The boys, Thad the fill-in scout-master, Allan, Bumpus, Davy Jones, Smithy, Bob White, Giraffe and Step-Hen, are learning many new things about being scouts and about themselves. But when a bear invades the camp, their trip turns into an adventure that they will talk about for a...
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by Fritz Leiber
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LibriVox recording of Bullet With His Name by Fritz Leiber. Read in English by Paul Hampton In "Bullet with His Name," two alien beings have come to give gifts to an Earthman. But this is not altruism; it is, rather, a test. "The fate of his race hangs on his reactions to [the gifts]." And one of the aliens mentions that he himself is "a sort of snake." The gifts do not include an apple from the Tree of Knowledge, but they might be just as likely to lead mankind...
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by John Donne
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Burnt Ship by John Donne. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 17th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats, please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (5MB)
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by Henry Lawson; Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson; Edward Dyson; Francis Kenna
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LibriVox recording of The Bush Debate by Henry Lawson; Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson; Edward Dyson; Francis Kenna. Read by Jason Mills; Timothy Ferguson; Algy Pug; Derrick Coetzee In 1892, two of Australia's best poets came up with a scheme to make some money. They arranged to have an argument in the Weekly Bulletin, and since they were being paid by the word, this let them fire back and forth, being sent beer money with each salvo. A couple of other poets also joined in, and their...
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by Young's Literal Translation
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Librivox recording of the The Book of Amos from Young's Literal Translation. Read by Mark Penfold. Young's Literal Translation is a translation of the Bible into English, published in 1862. The translation was made by Robert Young, compiler of Young's Analytical Concordance to the Bible and Concise Critical Comments on the New Testament . Young produced a "Revised Version" of the translation in 1887. After he died on October 14, 1888, the publisher in 1898 released a new Revised...
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by John Farrar
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LibriVox recording of The Bookman, March 1921 by John Farrar. Read in English by Elanor; Larry Wilson; Lazlo; VfkaBT; Devorah Allen; BettyB; Chris Pyle This precursor to The New Yorker magazine features several Algonquin Roundtable regulars, including Broun, Woolcott, and Morley. Editor is John C. Farrar, an American editor, writer and publisher. Farrar founded two publishing companies — Farrar & Rinehart and Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ( Matt Pierard) For further information, including...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 050 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 050: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 32, June 8, 1880 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Harper's Young People is an illustrated weekly publication for children that includes short stories, tales from history, natural history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 32nd issue of the serial was published on June 8th, 1880. In this issue, the captain and crew of the Whitewing set sail in the second installment of "The Moral Pirates", "The Story...
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by Sven Hedin
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LibriVox recording of From Pole to Pole. A Book for Young People. by Sven Hedin. Read in English by Steven Seitel This book was first published in 1912. It is a simplified English translation of the author's Från pol till pol: genom Asien och Europa (Bonnier, Stockholm, 1911). Part 1 tells of Hedin's own extensive travels across Europe and Asia. Hedin visited Turkey, the Caucasus, Tehran, Iraq, lands of the Kyrgyz people and the Russian Far East, India, China and Japan. He provides fascinating...
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by Logan Marshall
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LibriVox recording of Favorite Fairy Tales (Version 2) by Logan Marshall. Read in English by T. Craft Love fairy tales? We all do, and here are some of our "Favorite Fairy Tales." Come join us to the land of China to hear the story of "Aladdin", hear about Jack and how he climbs to treasure in "Jack and the Beanstalk," come to the woods and eat a candy house in "Hansel and Gretel." And there are so many more to listen to! - Summary by T. Craft For further...
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by Wilfrid Douglas Newton
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LibriVox recording of Double Crossed by Wilfrid Douglas Newton. Read in English by Howard Skyman Clement Seadon is a young man of free spirit and a lust for a life of independence. However after receiving an odd request from a lawyer he is compelled to involve himself in the prevention of a dangerous plot to swindle an heiress. - Summary by Howard Skyman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to...
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The House of Baltazar by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Twenty years ago, John Balthazar, a notable and brilliant Cambridge mathematician, left England abruptly as he found himself falling in love with a woman who was not his wife. No one hears from him for 20 years and it's assumed he's dead. He travels to China where he steeps himself in the culture and returns incognito 20 years later with his Chinese pupil, Quong Ho. They live in a remote farmhouse...
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by George Mallory; Francis Edward Younghusband; Charles Granville Bruce; George Ingle Finch; Tom Longstaff; T. Howard Somervell
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LibriVox recording of The Assault on Mount Everest, 1922 by George Mallory; Francis Edward Younghusband; Charles Granville Bruce; George Ingle Finch; Tom Longstaff; T. Howard Somervell. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Personal narratives of climbing Mount Everest in 1922-1923. The expeditions did not reach the summit. The northern approach to the mountain was discovered by George Mallory and Guy Bullock on the initial 1921 British Reconnaissance Expedition. It was an exploratory...
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by Henry Herbert Knibbs
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LibriVox recording of Songs of the Outlands: Ballads of the Hoboes and Other Verse by Henry Herbert Knibbs. Read in English by volunteer readers. A poetry collection. The poem "Out There Somewhere" was extensively quoted in and was the basis for Edgar Rice Burroughs' story "Return of the Mucker." (Summary by TriciaG) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann Each of the stories in this collection is spun from a simple, if typically, wry and bleak idea. In "Gaspar Ruiz", a South American general who has fought in a war of independence tells his guests a long tale about a notorious strong man that explains the origin of his current domestic arrangements. "The Informer" leads the reader into the depths of a political conspiracy, dealing very slyly...
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by Alexander Forbes
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Gunner by Alexander Forbes. Read in English by James R. Hedrick; Originally published anonymously in 1924, this intriguing work of science fiction, categorized by Bleiler under 'imaginary wars and inventions' (the work anticipates a 'second world war' and the importance of communications technology, including the coding, decoding, transmission & interception of messages). Alexander Forbes was a Harvard physiologist who contributed considerably to the fields...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of The Quirt by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Tom Penn Britt Hunter is a small fish in a big pond. His little ranch, the Quirt, has a few hundred head of cattle; the neighboring ranch, the Sawtooth, has tens of thousands. Britt and the other small timers manage to scrape by, but only at the sufferance of the Sawtooth. And the Sawtooth is always interested in expanding. When Britt’s city-bred daughter comes for a visit and witnesses a murder, she inadvertently puts the...
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by Isaac Watts
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LibriVox recording of Psalms of David by Isaac Watts. Read in English by Jael Baldwin; Beth Thomas; Andrew Huguelet; Greg Giordano; BookAngel7; Glenn O'Brien; WAH; Todd Magers; Carney; Cyberperi; John Burlinson; Rachel; rori; Kristin Gjerløw; Laura Blunk; pattymarie; Jacquelyn Bengfort; Bruce Durflinger; Phil Schempf; Andrew Witt; David Purdy Isaac Watts was a poet, hymn-writer and musician. He wrote many of what we regard as "classical hymns" such as "Joy to the World" and...
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by Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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LibriVox recording of The Purgatory of St. Patrick by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. (Translated by Denis Florence MacCarthy.) Read in English by a full cast. This is a "mystical drama founded on the lives of Saints. Mr. Ticknor prefers it to the more celebrated 'Devotion of the Cross,' and says that it 'is commonly ranked among the best religious plays of the Spanish theatre in the seventeenth century.' In all that relates to the famous cave known through the middle ages as the 'Purgatory...
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by George Wilbur Peck
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LibriVox recording of How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion by George Wilbur Peck. Read in English by Arnold A series of U.S. Civil War adventures or incidents experienced and enhanced (or created) by humorist George W. Peck. Peck was at times a writer, newspaper publisher and politician. He had a wry sense of humor and sympathy for underdogs. ( Arnold Banner) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato
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LibriVox recording of Negrinha by José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes; Missgabi; Sandra Luna; rrm2021 Negrinha é um livro de contos escrito por Monteiro Lobato, publicado originalmente em 1920, com seis contos. Em edições seguintes, foram acrescentados outros contos, perfazendo um total de vinte e dois. Esta gravação é apenas da edição original. O livro contém principalmente dramas urbanos, dentre os quais o conto título da obra, que figura entre...
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by Jack Adams
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LibriVox recording of Nequa or The Problem of the Ages by Jack Adams. Read in English by Jeff Burke; Colleen McMahon; Aimee van den Berg; Cheryl; M. D. Jakubowski; Lee; Rapunzelina; Christina Fu; Jim Locke Nequa or The Problem of the Ages is one of the first feminist science fiction books published in the United States. It was first serialized in the newspaper Equity, and two editions were published in Topeka, Kansas in 1900. The voyage described in Nequa is to the Arctic. The captain of the...
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Nest of the Sparrowhawk: A Romance of the XVIIth Century by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines This historical novel takes place in Kent in 1657, and focuses on a local nobleman who stops at nothing to gain wealth, and his ward who is a victim of his crimes. The puritan influence and social cultural mores of the time provide interesting parts of the setting. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Eugene Field
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of New Year's Eve by Eugene Field. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 27, 2020.  Read in English by BethanyC86; Andrew Gaunce; ashleighjane; Bruce Kachuk; Brian Darby; ChadH94; Deanna Anthony; David Lawrence; Darrell Nobles; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; Phil Schempf; Paul Harvey; RoryBarr; Steven Jon Peterson and TommyP. This poem is taken from Songs and Other Verse...
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by Rudyard Kipling
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LibriVox recording of The New Army in Training by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by KevinS Kipling's brief assessment of the British New Army being assembled to fight in the Great War. Concerns itself with training and logistics but more importantly with the human side of the vast collection of new battalions. These come from throughout the Empire, including Canada, India, and other territories. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of Monsieur De Pourceaugnac by Molière. (Translated by Charles Heron Wall.) Read in English by ToddHW; Larry Wilson; Sandra Schmit; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; Eva Davis; Nemo; Foon; MajorToast; Campbell Schelp; Frédéric Surget; Elsie Selwyn; alanmapstone 'Monsieur de Pourceaugnac', acted on October 6, 1669, is nothing but a farce. But Molière excels in farce as well as in higher comedy, and 'Monsieur de Pourceaugnac' is one of the best of its kind. The...
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by Various
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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2011. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (17MB)
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by Nikolay Gumilyov
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LibriVox recording of Романтические Цветы, Шатер by Nikolay Gumilyov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky. Николай Степанович Гумилев (1886 - 1921), русский поэт Серебряного века, создатель школы акмеизма, путешественник, литературный критик. Расстрелян ЧеКа в августе 1921 г. Здесь представлены его навеянные...
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by Various
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A LibriVox collection of 20 poems, personally selected by the reader. Read by Alan Davis Drake. Links to the individual online text sources may be found on the Librivox catalogue page for this project. As we get older, many of us return to youthful memories of poems once significant to us. Outside their association with our youth, we may wonder what significance they have to us now. There were other poems we've met along the way as well: some held no appeal while others were forgotten. And...
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by Charles Fletcher Lummis
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of A Poe-em of Passion by C. F. Lummis (1859 - 1928). This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 17, 2013. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (14MB)
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by Frances Louisa Bushnell
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Frances Louisa Bushnell. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Nemo; Foon; Leah Autry; Jude; nighthawks; Greg Giordano; A.McKean; Caitlin S. This is a collection of poems by Connecticut poet Frances Louisa Bushnell. Ms Bushnell was an eminent person in her local social circles, and she herself and her poetry were highly respected. This volume contains a selection of her poetry, privately published after her death. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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by Samuel G Goodrich
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Samuel G Goodrich. Read in English by Diana Schmidt; Subhash Chander; Anusha Iyer This is a very varied collection of poems by Samuel G. Goodrich, alias Peter Parley. Some of the poems in this volume are rather dark and somber, others of a more light-hearted tone. Some of the poems are addressed to children, some are better enjoyed by adults. In any case, each reader, or listener, should find something suited to his or her tastes and moods in this collection. -...
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by Hattie Howard
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Hattie Howard. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Nemo; Jude; Kathleen Moore; Eva Davis; BettyB; FraserP; Melanie T; Sonia; April6090; RecordingPerson; Michele Fry; Minnie; Nico Rapisora; Katherine Rivera; Toya "This poet's ear is so attuned to metric harmony that she must have been born within sound of some osier-fringed brook leaping and hurrying over its pebbly bed. There is a variety of subject and treatment, sufficient for all tastes, and these are poems...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem, humour, USA, verses, 1904, fun, 2017
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by Various
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A LibriVox collection of 20 poems, personally selected by the reader. Read by Alan Davis Drake. Links to the individual online text sources may be found on the Librivox catalogue page for this project. As we get older, many of us return to youthful memories of poems once significant to us. Outside their association with our youth, we may wonder what significance they have to us now. There were other poems we've met along the way as well: some held no appeal while others were forgotten. And...
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by Aluísio Azevedo
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LibriVox recording of O Mulato by Aluísio Azevedo. Read in Portuguese by Adriana Sacciotto Marco do Naturalismo no Brasil, O Mulato foi o segundo romance de Aluísio Azevedo, publicado em 1881. Retrata um pouco do racismo da época, tendo como cenário principal a cidade de São Luís do Maranhão. Raimundo, personagem criado pelo escritor para declarar esse movimento de cor, é filho de escravo, médico formado na Europa, e assume uma postura que questiona ocomportamento da alta sociedade em...
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Pimpernel and Rosemary by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by Holly A novel in the Scarlet Pimpernel series that features Peter Blakeney, a descendant of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Peter's adventures take him to Hungary and much intrigue involving his good friend, Rosemary, Nazis, and spies ensue. - Summary by Holly Rushik For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Charlotte Evans
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LibriVox recording of Over the Hills and Far Away: A Story of New Zealand by Charlotte Evans. Read in English by Lewis Fletcher One of the very first New Zealand novels, Over the Hills and Far Away is a heavily romanticised tale of a woman's journey from England to Otago, New Zealand, and her subsequent experiences in the wild new colony. - Summary by Lewis Fletcher For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 26 recordings of Picture-Books In Winter by Robert Louis Stevenson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 17, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caroline Sears; Campbell Schelp; David Lawrence; PNGDeb; Ellies; Eileen Rose Kelly; Jim Gallagher; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Hugh Michael; Josh Kibbey; Jenn Broda; Ariphron; Kate Vaws; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynda Marie Neilson; Nan Dodge; Phil Schempf; SweetHome; Scotty Smith; Tomas...
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by William Wordsworth
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LibriVox recording of Peter Bell: A Tale by William Wordsworth. Read in English by FunkyPhD A ne'er-do-well's life is changed by an encounter with a stubborn animal. - Summary by Matthew Schneider For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (24MB)
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by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read in English by KevinS; Kathryn Phipps; Steven Winterburn; John; ZoinkMeister Patrick; Bill Mosley In this, the second Pee-Wee Harris adventure, we follow young Walter, B.S.A (Boy of Superior Appetite or Boy Scout of America, take your pick) as he encounters robbers, proves himself a good friend and follows a trail of footprints into trouble. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to...
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