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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 13 by Various. Read in English by ToddHW; Heather Eney; Chad Jackson; Sonia; Jennifer Wilson; Rita Boutros; docdlmartin; MaryAnn; zandra; yourbookvoice; Owlivia; Sonia; Sonrisa Jones; calbrummie; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Colleen McMahon; Rita Boutros; Larry Wilson The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of...
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A collection of LibriVox recordings, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the source texts. A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they...
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A collection of LibriVox recordings, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the source texts. A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Verses on a Young Lady Playing on a Harpsicord and Singing by Tobias Smollett. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 21st, 2010. Tobias George Smollett (19 March 1721 – 17 September 1771) was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748) and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle (1751), which influenced later novelists such as Charles Dickens. (summary by...
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by Ivan Goncharov
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LibriVox recording of Обыкновенная история by Ivan Goncharov.  Read in Russian by tovarisch Обыкновенная история» — роман воспитания, повествующий о взрослении молодого дворянина Александра Адуева. Полный противопоставлений (провинции со столицей, старшего поколения с молодым, и т.п.), роман имел...
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by William Hazlitt
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LibriVox recording of The Spirit of the Age; Or, Contemporary Portraits by William Hazlitt. Read in English by Craig Campbell; Daniel Davison; Kazbek; Shreya Sethi; Garfield Dsouza; Steven Watson; Rolv Robole; jenno; Kat Andrews; weezer; Jesse Zuba; Arden William Hazlitt was a keen observer of his time and the people populating the literary landscape. He presents short monographs on such illustrious persons as Jeremy Bentham, known for his philosophy of utility, William Godwin, who raised the...
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by Louis Couperus
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LibriVox opname van Hooge Troeven door Louis Couperus. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Het derde en laatste deel van de koningsromans van Louis Couperus voorgelezen ter gelegenheid van de kroning van Koning Willem-Alexander en Koningin Maxima 30 april 2013. Een verhaal over hofintriges waarin moeder en zoon elkaar willen aftroeven, maar waarin ze geen rekening houden met Othomar XII (de listige). (Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B...
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by James Joyce
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 different recordings of O, it was out by Donnycarney , by James Joyce, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 11th, 2007. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/o-it-was-out-by-donnycarney/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (4MB)
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by Christina Rossetti
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of Promises Like Pie-Crust by Christina Rossetti. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of February 3rd, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/promises-like-pie-crust-by-christina-rossetti/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (9MB)
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by Robert Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of My Last Duchess by Robert Browning.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 28, 2017. Read in English by ashleighjane; Algy Pug; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Leonard Wilson; Ryan Finch; Tony Addison; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Winston Tharp. NOTES: "My Last Duchess" puts in the mouth of a Duke of Ferrara, a typical husband and art patron of the Renaissance, a description of his last wife, whose happy nature and...
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by John Keats
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of Ode to Autumn by John Keats. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of November 11th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/ode-to-autumn-by-john-keats/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (16MB)
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by Thomas Lovell Beddoes
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 different recordings of The Phantom-Wooer , by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 28th, 2007. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/the-phantom-wooer-by-thomas-lovell-beddoes/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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by John Keats
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of To Autumn by John Keats. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 21st, 2010. To Autumn" is the final work in a group of poems known as Keats's "1819 odes". He composed "To Autumn" after a walk near Winchester one autumnal evening. The work marks the end of his poetic career as he needed to earn money and could no longer devote himself to the lifestyle of a poet. A little over a year following the publication of...
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by Juho Reijonen
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LibriVox recording of Vaihdokas, by Juho Reijonen. Read by Maire Rhode. Vaihdokas on tarina yhden pojan, Jerikon, kasvamisesta aikuiseksi 1800-luvun Suomessa, eräässä itäisessä kirkonkylässä. Hänen elämansä alkaa äärettomässä köyhyydessä, taikauskoisten kyläläisten syrjimänä. He uskovat etta Saatana otti vastasyntyneen ja jätti Jerikon tilalle, koska vauvalla ei ollut ristin merkkiä päällään syntymän ja ristimisen välisenä aikana. Jeriko menettää äitinsä, ainoan...
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by Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 different recordings of Broadway by Sara Teasdale. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 23rd, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/broadway-by-sara-teasdale/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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by Harold Bell Wright
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LibriVox recording of The Eyes of the World, by Harold Bell Wright. Read by Tom Weiss. The Eyes of the World was the Best Selling Book for 1914 according to Publisher's Weekly. The novel explores what Harold Bell Wright views as the false world of artists, writers, critics, and their wealthy patrons. Two of the main characters are the famous author, Conrad LaGrange and Aaron King, an aspiring artist. LaGrange regretfully describes his writings as “filthy stories in good English” and feels...
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by Lord George Gordon Byron
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LibriVox recording of Lara, A Tale, by Lord George Gordon Byron. Read by Nathan. This powerful poem narrates the fateful return of Count Lara to the British Isles after spending years abroad traveling the orient. Returning to his patrimony with a retinue consisting of one foreign-born page, Count Lara resumes the management of his landed estates. Lara's first efforts are crowned with success: only to be undermined by the jealousy and envy of his his peers. After a successful duel to defend his...
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by Emily Bronte
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 different recordings of High waving heather 'neath stormy blasts bending by Emily Brontë. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 6th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/high-waving-heather-neath-stormy-blasts-bending-by-emily-bronte/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (7MB)
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by Emily Dickinson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 different recordings of One day is there of the series by Emily Dickinson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of November 25th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/one-day-is-there-of-the-series-by-emily-dickinson/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (3MB)
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by Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 different recordings of Snow Song by Sara Teasdale. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 9th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/snow-song-by-sara-teasdale/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (4MB)
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by Coventry Patmore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Revelation by Coventry Patmore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 15, 2014. Read in English by Andrew K Waugh; Algy Pug; Arup Sen; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; EddS; Jason Mills; Jennifer Moorhouse; John-Michael Reed; James Simenc; Joseph Karson; Lee Ann Howlett; Megan Clavie-Parker; Rosslyn Carlyle; ravenotation; SkyAlbatross; Sandra; Salma Yasser and Timothy Miller. Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore was an English poet...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; SopB; ZoinkMeister Patrick; Valentina Vocelli; Kate Mulligan; Kimberly Krause; Daniel Hees; Mike Short; jenno; Jenn Broda; Kurt David Cory is the author of more than 40 childrens books. This is the one in his series of Puss in Boots, Jr. The roots fo the legend of Puss in Boots seems to back to Italian folklore. These books are written for younger readers, about second grade and up, hence the...
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by Stephen Hawker
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Song of the Western Men by Robert Stephen Hawker. This poem is also known by the title of "Trelawny". Hawker wrote the song in 1824, telling of events that took place in 1688. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 29th, 2010. 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...
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by S.E. Kiser
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Father by Samuel E. Kiser.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 9, 2017. Read in English by AnttiV; Bruce Kachuk; emtbev; David Lawrence; Elizabeth P.; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Jason in Panama; jpercival; Lee Ann Howlett; Gadish; Matthew Datcher; Rick Chamberlin and tovarisch. A tribute to fatherhood by a little known author, Kiser, Samuel Ellsworth. ( David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Ernst Constantin
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LibriVox recording of "Die Gifthöhlen", by Ernst Constantin. Read by Dirk Weber Die Gifthöhlen ist ein ungewöhnliches Märchen und wohl eher für Erwachsene geeignet. Zwei Kaufleute, ein Christ und ein Jude, fahren wegen ihrer ewigen Zänkerei in die Unterwelt ein, wo sie nun Giftgetier füttern müssen. Flucht? Nur denkbar, wenn sie zusammenhalten würden. (Summary by Wassermann) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Henry Vaughan
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 5 recordings of The World by Henry Vaughan. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 26th, 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 (8MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of So Warmly We Met by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 22nd, 2010. 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 (12MB)
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by Yordan Yovkov
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LibriVox recording in Bulgarian of "Жетварят" (The Reaper), by Yordan Yovkov. Read by Euthymius. Жетварят В малкото село Люляково се сблъскват грозно човешката алчност, омраза и жажда за власт. Ала в душите на враждуващите все още има път за светлината на Иисуса - светлина, която преобразява чрез чудото на...
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by William Lisle Bowles
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The River Wainsbeck by William Lisle Bowles.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 14, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Chamlis; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf and tovarisch. William Lisle Bowles was an English priest, poet and critic. The Wainsbeck is a sequestered river in Northumberland, having on its banks "Our Lady's Chapel," three-quarters of a mile west of Bothal. It has...
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by Robert J. Burdette
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LibriVox recording of volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Songs Without Words by Robert J. Burdette. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 9, 2013. Robert Jones Burdette was an American humorist and clergyman who became noted through his paragraphs in the Burlington (Iowa) Hawkeye. A collection of his writings, edited by Clara, his second wife, was published in 1922 under the title Robert J. Burdette: His Message. This poem is taken from The Wit and Humor of America, Volume 7. (Summary...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Past by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 20, 2011. Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion. Her most enduring work was "Solitude", which contains the lines: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone". Her autobiography, The Worlds and I, was published in 1918, a year before her death. (summary by...
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by James Shirley
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Upon His Mistress Dancing by James Shirley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January, 15, 2012. James Shirley (sometimes spelt Sherley) was a prolific English playwright and poet who was active in the first half of the seventeenth century. (Summary by Lucy Perry) 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...
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by Philip Verrill Mighels
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Librivox recording of Thurley Ruxton by Philip Verrill Mighels. Read by Paul Hansen. This is a rags to riches romance about an exceedingly beautiful, poor, young girl (Thurley Ruxton) who is mentored by one of New York’s elite hostesses. In order to draw them into her social circle, she allows all the famous and moneyed populous of Gothem to believe that Thurley is the princess Thurvinia hiding in New York to escape an arranged marriage. This causes all manner of high drama and romance with a...
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by Various
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Librivox's Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 003: eine Sammlung 10 deutscher Gedichte für LibriVox. Weitere Informationen über die Leser und die Texte für die Gedichte finden sich auf unserer Katalogseite: http://librivox.org/sammlung-deutscher-gedichte-003-by-various/ For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org M4B Hörbuch (10MB)
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by Algernon Charles Swinburne
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 different recordings of A Match by Algernon Charles Swinburne. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of February 11th, 2007. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/a-match-by-algernon-charles-swinburne . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (9MB)
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by George William Russell
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of The Hour of Twilight by George William Russell. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of November 18th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-hour-of-twilight-by-george-william-russell/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (9MB)
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by Joseph Mary Plunkett
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of I see His Blood upon the Rose by Joseph Mary Plunkett. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 9th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/i-see-his-blood-upon-the-rose-by-joseph-mary-plunkett/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (6MB)
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by Charles Edward Carryl
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 different recordings of A Nautical Ballad by Charles Edward Carryl. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/a-nautical-ballad-by-charles-edward-carryl/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (22MB)
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by William Whitehead
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 different recordings of The Je Ne Scai Quoi by William Whitehead. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 30th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-je-ne-scai-quoi-by-william-whitehead/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (4MB)
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by Charles Edward Carryl
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 different recordings of Robinson Crusoe's Story by Charles Edward Carryl. 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 (16MB)
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by Alaric Alexander Watts
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 different recordings of The Siege of Belgrade by Alaric Alexander Watts. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of May 25th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-siege-of-belgrade-by-alaric-alexander-watts/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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by Frederick Locker-Lampson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you four different recordings of To My Grandmother , by Frederick Locker-Lampson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 10th, 2006. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/to-my-grandmother-by-frederick-locker-lampson/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (5MB)
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by Aphra Behn
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LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different recordings of Song, by Aphra Behn. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of May 6th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/song-by-aphra-behn/ . (Summary by Karen Savage) For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (4MB)
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A collection of LibriVox recordings, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the source texts. A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they...
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by Caroline Norton
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of We Have Been Friends Together by Caroline Norton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 1st, 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 (11MB)
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Ox's Experiment by Jules Verne. Read by Alan Winterrowd. An early, light-hearted short story, published in 1872 by Jules Verne. It takes place in the Flemish town of Quiquendone, where life moves at an extraordinarily tranquil pace. Doctor Ox has offered to light the town with a new gas, but actually has other plans in place. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Love's Young Dream by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 26th, 2010. 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 (6MB)
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by Sir Walter Raleigh
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Life by Sir Walter Raleigh. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 25th, 2010. 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 (6MB)
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by Bonaventura (Ernst August Friedrich Klingemann)
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Librivox recording of Die Nachtwachen des Bonaventura , by Bonaventura (Ernst August Friedrich Klingemann). Read in German by Rainer. Die "Nachtwachen" ist romantisches Werk von Ernst August Friedrich Klingemann, das dieser unter dem Pseudonym "Bonaventura" veroeffentlicht hat. Es geht um einen Nachtwaechter, der waehrend seiner Rundgaenge Betrachtungen und Spekulationen ueber die Einwohner seiner Stadt anstellt, ueber das Leben und den Tod sinniert und seine eigene...
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 12 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of...
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by Emilie Flygare-Carlén
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LibriVox recording of En nyckfull kvinna del 2 - Fästmön by Emilie Flygare-Carlén. Read by Lars Rolander. I Fästmön, andra delen av En Nyckfull kvinna, lämnar bruksförvalteren Helmer Dagby under en tid för att kunna vara hos sin döende mor. Under hans frånvaro dyker en ny person upp på Dagby, ryttmästaren Abbe Linden, kallad kusin Abbe, en levnadsglad man beredd till allt slags upptåg, och med en egen agenda. Han blir en rival till såväl greve Herman som herr Helmer. Den...
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by Frank Pinkerton
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Librivox recording of Won by Crime by Frank Pinkerton, in the public domain. Read by Sibella Denton. Originally included with the published edition of Dyke Darell, this is an unrelated novella. Portuguese Viceroy to Goa, Don Garcia brought his daughter and nephew to the wild island. Adventure and melodrama ensue! (Summary by Sibella Denton) 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 Henry Lawson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Shame of Going Back by Henry Lawson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 26, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Julia Niedermaier; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; NoelBadrian; Olga Byelova and Rosslyn Carlyle. Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his...
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by George Ellis
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Twelve Months by George Ellis. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 24th, 2010. George Ellis, a Jamacian land owner, was a friend of Sir Walter Scott. It is possible that via Scott he was the inspiration for Emily Brontë's choice of the nom de plume Ellis Bell. 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...
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by Ben Jonson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Open Window by Edward Rowland Sill. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 27th, 2011. Edward Rowland Sill, American poet and educator, was born in Windsor, Connecticut. He was a modest and charming man, a graceful essayist, a sure critic. His contribution to American poetry is small but of fine quality. His best poems, such as "The Venus of Milo," "The Fool's Prayer" and "Opportunity," gave him a...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of "To...: With all my soul, then, let us part" by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 10th, 2010. 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 (11MB)
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by G. K. Chesterton; Edward Garnett; George Herbert Perris
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LibriVox recording of Leo Tolstoy by G. K. Chesterton; Edward Garnett; George Herbert Perris. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Three men of letters give insightful essays on the work of Leo Tolstoy. (Summary by Larry Wilson) 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...
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by Edith M. Thomas
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of ''Frost To-Night'' by Edith M. Thomas This was the Weekly project for  October 15, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ClaudiaSterngucker; Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Kara Shallenberg; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; Phil Schempf; StephenChristie; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Edith Matilda Thomas was an American poet who "was one of the first poets to capture successfully the excitement of the modern city." This...
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by Robert Michael Ballantyne
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LibriVox recording of Fighting The Whales, by Robert Michael Ballantyne. Read by Lee Elliott. A fatherless boy joins the crew of a whaling ship in order to earn a living for himself and his mother. Beyond being a fascinating depiction of a now-alien time, occupation, and culture, it's also a rousing adventure story. One is left with the impression that hunting and catching a whale in a sailing ship was akin to you or me being stalked, ambushed, and killed by a shoebox full of mice. (Summary by...
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LibriVox LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Cupid's Darts by Anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 12, 2012. To celebrate the somewhat silly holiday of Valentine's Day, I've selected this somewhat silly poem, which first appeared in Such Nonsense! an anthology by Carolyn Wells. Published in 1918. ( Summary by Liberty Stump ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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by Robert Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9  recordings of A Wall by Robert Browning. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 7, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Elizabeth Brown; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and flowerpower91. Browning, when at his best in vigor, clearness, and beauty, is peculiarly a poet for young people. His freedom from sentimentality, his liveliness of conception and narration, his high optimism, and his interest in the...
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by Heinrich Hoffman
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LibriVox recording of Struwwelpeter, by Heinrich Hofmann. read in English by Roman Buettner. Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children's poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior. Hoffmann, a Frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for Christmas in 1844. Not impressed by what the stores had to offer, he instead bought a notebook and wrote his own stories and pictures. While Struwwelpeter is...
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by Robert F. Murray
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Late Good Night by Robert F. Murray.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 25, 2016. Much is written about success and failure in the career of literature, about the reasons which enable one man to reach the front, and another to earn his livelihood, while a third, in appearance as likely as either of them, fails and, perhaps, faints by the way. Mr. R. F. Murray, the author of The Scarlet Gown, was among those who do not attain...
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by William Cullen Bryant
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Song For New Year's Eve by William Cullen Bryant. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 30, 2012. William Cullen Bryant was an American Romantic poet. He wrote this poem in 1859. We are recording it to celebrate the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013. (Summary by Charlotte Duckett ) 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 George Pope Morris
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Miniature by George P. Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 2, 2104. Read in English by Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Erin B. Lillis; Garth Burton; Jason Mills; Julia Niedermaier; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; nbvoices; Rapunzelina; ravenotation; SkyAlbatross and Sieska. George Pope Morris was an American editor, poet, and songwriter. In addition to his publishing and editorial work, Morris was popular as a poet and...
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by Charles George Harper
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LibriVox recording of Summer Days in Shakespeare Land by Charles George Harper. Read in English by Lee Smalley "Some delights of the ancient town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the country round about, together with a sketch of the life of Mr. William Shakespeare, in which many things both new and entertaining are to be found...and wherein certain fanatics are handsomely confuted." "Certain fanatics" refers to insistent doubters of Shakespeare's authorship of the great literary...
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by Laurence Hope
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Hut by Laurence Hope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 27, 2022. Read in English by Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garfield Dsouza; Greg Giordano; yourbookvoice; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; LeeSalter; Patrick Randall and RajVO. This Weekly Poem is taken from Last Poems, Translations from the Book of Indian Love By Laurence Hope [Adela Florence Cory "Violet" Nicolson] - Summary by David Lawrence For...
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by Theodor Fontane
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Librivox Aufnahme von Der Stechlin , von Theodor Fontane. Read in German by Hans Hafen. "Der Stechlin" ist Fontanes letzter großer Roman. Die Handlung rankt sich um das uralte märkische Adelsgeschlecht derer von Stechlin, die am gleichnamigen Stechlinsee im Ruppiner Land ihren Sitz haben. Der Autor selbst sagte ironisch, in dem Roman geschehe nicht viel. Tatsächlich liegt das Gewicht des Romans nicht auf der Handlung, sondern auf den vielfältigen Dialogen, welche die...
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by James Whitcomb Riley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 23 recordings of If I knew What Poets Know by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 5, 2020.  Read in English by ashten999; Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; siverlyac; AndiSue Eyler; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Owlivia; Doug Daly; David Lawrence; Dominique van de Vorle; Edmond Aggabao; Garth Burton; Garfield Dsouza; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Kelly Park; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Mayah; Rohan31 and MaybeCordelia. Riley's chief legacy...
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by George Parsons Lathrop
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Ghosts of Growth by George Parsons Lathrop. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 20, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Phjodor; Phil Schempf; Scott McMullan; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. The poet describes the beauties of nature after a snow fall, and the result of the mid-day sun. (D Lawrence)  For further information,...
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by François-René de Chateaubriand
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Chateaubriand Volume IV by François-René de Chateaubriand. (Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.) Read in English by Nicole Lee After the extinction of Napoleon's comet on St Helena, Chateaubriand covers the Bourbon Restoration in this volume, meeting a dazzling array of literary and political figures, as his diplomatic career advances. - Summary by Nicole Lee For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by John Henry Mackay
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LibriVox recording of Menschen der Ehe, by John Henry Mackay. Read in German by Ragnar. Ein Brief seiner Stiefschwester zieht den jungen Mann Franz Grach zurück in seine Heimatstadt. Konfrontiert mit der provinziellen Spießbürgerlichkeit, erlebt er eine Zeitreise, die ihn nicht nur an Kindertage erinnert... John Henry Mackays Erzählung ist nicht allein ein frühes Plädoyer für freie Liebe, sondern gleichsam eine Kritik an der Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsform seiner Zeit. (Summary by...
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by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
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Librivox Aufnahme von Der Heilige , von Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Read in German by Hans Hafen. Die Rahmenhandlung der Novelle "Der Heilige" bildet Hans der Armbruster, der im Jahre 1180 im Rückblick die dramatische Lebensgeschichte des Thomas Becket (1118-1170) erzählt. Dieser war von 1155 an Kanzler des englischen Königs Heinrich II (1133 - 1189). Die Novelle von Meyer gibt die historischen Tatsachen ziemlich genau wieder, mit Ausnahme der Gestalt von Grace, die eine Erfindung des...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of On Seeing The Daibutsu - At Kamakura, Japan by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 6, 2022. ------ Read in English by Algy Pug; Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; yourbookvoice; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; LeeSalter; Lee Vogler and Patrick Randall. Ella Wheeler started writing poetry at the age of 8, her first poem was published when she was 13. By the time she graduated high school, she was...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of My Heart and Lute by Thomas Moore . This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 12th, 2010. "My Heart and Lute" is a song/poem by Thomas Moore. In Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, Alice recognizes the tune ("My Heart and Lute") used in the song called Haddocks' Eyes sung by the White Knight. (Summary by Wikipedia) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, and for further information, including...
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by Henry Lawson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Ships that Won't Go Down by Henry Lawson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 16, 2014. Read in English by Algy Pug; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Elise C. Boucher; Beth Thomas; fshort; Gayle Cato; Jason Mills; Josh Kirsh; Julia Niedermaier; John Sercel; Kris Moore; Leonard Wilson; TriciaG and Fiddlesticks. Henry Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known...
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by Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of Faults by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 7th, 2010. 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 (6MB)
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by Anne Brontë
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of Appeal by Anne Brontë. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 5, 2012. Appeal appears in 'Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell,' the first book ever published by the Bronte sisters. This book, a collection of poems by all the sisters, was first published in 1846 but did not sell at that time. After the sisters had made their names as novelists (and, sadly, after the deaths of Anne and Emily) a second edition was published in 1850 and...
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by American Standard Version
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LibriVox recording of The Third Epistle of John. Read by Sam Stinson. The New Testament Third Epistle of John (often referred to as 3 John) is the 64th book of the Bible. Written in the form of an epistle, it is the second-shortest book of the Christian Bible by number of verses, and the shortest in regard to number of words (according to the KJV). (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Emily Dickinson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Mother Nature by Emily Dickinson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 3, 2013 While Emily Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they...
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by William Wordsworth
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Ode To Duty by William Wordsworth. This was the Fortnightly Poerty Project for May 31, 2020. Read in English by ambsweet13; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; empleished; fshort; Gyan Moorthy; Graham Scott; John Pederson; Larry Wilson; Lydia19 and Phil Schempf. “Ode to Duty” is an appeal to the principle of morality for guidance and support.  This Fortnightly Poem is taken from The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth — Volume 3 (of 8) by William...
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by מיכה יוסף ברדיצ'בסקי Micha Josef Berdichevsky
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LibriVox recording of Miriam, by Micha Josef Berdichevsky. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau. Micha Josef Berdyczewski (surname also written Berdichevsky) was a Ukrainian-born writer of Hebrew, a journalist, and a scholar. He appealed for the Jews to change their way of thinking, freeing themselves from dogmas ruling the Jewish religion, tradition and history, but is also known for his work with pre-modern Jewish myths and legends. He wrote in Hebrew, Yiddish and German and has been described as...
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by Various
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Librivox's Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 007: eine Sammlung 20 deutscher Gedichte für LibriVox. Weitere Informationen über die Leser und die Texte für die Gedichte finden sich auf unserer Katalogseite: http://librivox.org/sammlung-deutscher-gedichte-007-by-various/ For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org M4B Hörbuch (83MB)
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by Manfred Kyber
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LibriVox recording of Der Königsgaukler, by Manfred Kyber. Read in German by Karlsson. In diesem "indischen Märchen" erzählt Manfred Kyber die Geschichte von Mantao, der als Sohn armer, einfacher Leute geboren wird, aber in Wahrheit ein Königssohn ist. Wir begleiten Mantao auf seinem Lebensweg, auf dem uns Wiedergeburt und Bestimmung, Versuchung und die Erfüllung einer göttlichen Aufgabe, die ewige Verkettung der Dinge und die Verantwortung für die Schöpfung begegnen. Mit...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Jr. by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kurt; Melissa Franklin; Julian Pratley; Mickey Lee Rich; Jason in Panama; Kate Mulligan; Jenn Broda; BourbonReader; Nan Dodge David Cory is the author of more than 40 children's books. This is the first in the series of Puss in Boots, Jr. The roots fo the legend of Puss in Boots seems to back to Italian folklore. These books are written for younger readers, about second grade and up, hence...
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by John Godfrey Saxe
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Briefless Barrister by John Godfrey Saxe. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 18th, 2010. 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 Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Judges by Young's Literal Translation. Read by Mark Penfold The Book of Judges is a record of the Israelites' pattern of continuing disobedience to God, and their salvation by God through judges chosen to lead the people. (Introduction by Mark Penfold) 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...
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by James Weldon Johnson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Gift To Sing by James Weldon Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  June 9, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Cornel Nemes; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; James K. White; KevinS; Nan Dodge; NarratorJ; Sarah Hite; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; lslassor64; Anita Sloma-Martinez and Lee Ann Howlett. James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator,...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 25 recordings of At A Lunar Eclipse by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 27, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; Caroline Sears; Dean Rogers; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Lynne Schroeder; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Ariphron; Kathryn Cummins; Kate Vaws; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynda Marie Neilson; SlowCyclist1; Nan Dodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; TerribleTy27; tovarisch and...
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by Lizette Woodworth Reese
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of "Lydia is gone this many a year" by Lizette Woodworth Reese. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 9th, 2010. 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 (11MB)
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by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
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Librivox Aufnahme von Die Judenbuche , von Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Read in German by Hans Hafen. "Die Judenbuche – Ein Sittengemälde aus dem gebirgichten Westfalen" ist eine Novelle von Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, die erstmals 1842 im Cotta'schen Morgenblatt für gebildete Leser erschien. Sie behandelt ein Verbrechen und vor allem dessen Vor- und Nachgeschichte und spielt in dem entlegenen westfälischen "Dorf B." in einem deutschen Kleinstaat des 18....
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by John Clare
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of November by John Clare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 18, 2012. John Clare was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of its disruption. His poetry underwent a major re-evaluation in the late 20th century and he is often now considered to be among the most important 19th-century poets. His biographer Jonathan Bate states...
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by Helen Leah Reed
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Weed or Flower by Helen Leah Reed. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  September 22, 2019.  Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; David Lawrence; dfrakk; InArcadia; fshort; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett and Larry Wilson. American teacher and author; known for her children's books, which were entertaining as well as educative, the best remembered being her Brenda series of novels. - Summary by...
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by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
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Librivox Aufnahme von Der Schuß von der Kanzel , von Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Read in German by Hans Hafen. Der Schuß von der Kanzel ist eine humoristische Novelle von Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825–1898), die vom Werk Gottfried Kellers beeinflusst ist und zwischen Mai und August 1877 entstanden ist. Sie wurde erstmals im Zürcher Taschenbuch auf das Jahr 1878 veröffentlicht. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Emily Dickinson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Railway Train by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 28, 2011. Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they...
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LibriVox recording of 2 Chronicles from Young’s Literal Translation. Read by Mark Penfold. Rather than repeating the vast geneaology of King David found in the First Book of The Chronicles, the Second Book of The Chronicles recounts the rulership of the kings descended from him, namely, from his son Solomon to the evil king Zedekiah (called Zakeriah in Fenton’s version, Zedekiah in NIV). (Introduction by Mark Penfold) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by William Wordsworth
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Tables Turned; an Evening Scene by William Wordsworth. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 28, 2019. Read in English by Brenda J. Davis; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; Jim Gallagher; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Hopeforce1; Ian King; kwunder; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Mayah; Ryan Fink and tovarisch. Our author is urging his friend to quit his books, get outdoors and appreciate nature. ( David Lawrence ) For further information,...
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by James Whitcomb Riley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Dead Joke and The Funny Man by James Whitcomb Riley.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 8, 2017. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's...
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by Robert Burns
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Joyful Widower by Robert Burns. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for June 23, 2019. Read in English by Aaron S; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; David Lawrence; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; NarratorJ; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; umakanda and tovarisch. Most of this song is by Burns: his fancy was fierce with images of matrimonial joy or infelicity, and he had them ever ready at the call of the muse. It was first printed in the Musical...
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by Ben Jonson
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Simplex Munditiis by Ben Jonson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 26, 2012. Ben Jonson was an English poet and playwright. He had a huge influence on both the theatre of his day and that which came after. Much of his poetry was inspired by the classical world of Ancient Greece and Rome. He also wrote a lot of satirical poetry on everyday topics, of which this poem is one such example. (Summary by Lucy Perry) For further information,...
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