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by Benjamin Hathaway
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LibriVox recording of 1001 Questions and Answers on English Grammar by Benjamin Hathaway. Read in English by Wayne Cooke; Theoden Humphrey; KevinS; Verity Kendall; Larry Wilson; Logan Lorenz; Kristy Carpenter; Richard Beiswanger; Rebecca Brown A book for students interested in finding out how many things about the English language have changed, and how many have weathered the test of time. - Summary by jasonb For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Benjamin Hathaway
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LibriVox recording of 1001 Questions and Answers on General History by Benjamin Hathaway. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Yuqing; KevinS; drandall; Stefan Von Blon; Avyndus; BettyB; Steve Mayer A book for students of history to test their knowledge and to direct their studies. As the title tells us, this is a book of 1001 questions, with answers, regarding world history. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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LibriVox recording of 17th- and 18th-Century Poems by Women. This class project is a collection of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century verse by women, focusing first on women as writers. It has been coordinated by the students' teacher, Tonya Howe. 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,...
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by Oliverio Girondo
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LibriVox recording of 20 Poemas Para Ser Leídos En El Tranvía by Oliverio Girondo. Read in Spanish by volunteer readers. Después de viajar por España, Francia, Italia, el norte de África y Brasil, Oliverio Giraldo escribió "20 poemas para ser leídos en el tranvía". Estructurado en torno al Diario de viaje. - Resumen por Lucas Oliveira 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 C. M. Kornbluth
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LibriVox recording of 4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth by C. M. Kornbluth. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C. M. Kornbluth - Summary by philc 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 (83MB)
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by Gail Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of A Battle of the Books by Gail Hamilton. Read in English by Amelia Chesley; BluScriptz; Angelique G. Campbell; PhyllisV; Lucretia B.; TriciaG "When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for an author to dissolve the bands which have connected him with his publishers, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that he should declare the causes which impel him to the separation." So begins the alleged author's introduction to this work,...
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by Arthur Macy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14  recordings of A Bit of Color by Arthur Macy. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 23, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Alisha; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Keara Hayes; Larry Wilson; leleary and VoiceNB17. Our Poet paints a colorful picture of Paris in 1896. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton
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LibriVox recording of A Book of English Martyrs by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton. Read in English by John; Michael Curran; Kristine Wales; KevinS; JeffE; DJRickyV; swiftsjourney This volume is a simple narrative suited to children's understanding of the thrilling times when English Catholics suffered for the Faith in the troubled days of the sixteenth century, when Tyburn tree was a concrete fact, and when ardent love hurled the defiance, "Come rack! Come rope!" Martyrs lay and cleric are here...
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by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi This book is a biography of four woman authors whose names were well known by readers at the time of its publication (1883) : Anna Barbaud, Maria Edgeworth, Amelia Opie, and Jane Austen. Though most of us today are only familiar with the writings of Austen, all four of these women are well worth taking the time to get to know. The...
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by Walter Clinton Jackson
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LibriVox recording of A Boys' Life of Booker T. Washington by Walter Clinton Jackson. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kyle L.; Sarah Brown; Jason in Panama; KevinS; Sebastian; Paul Brian Stewart; Mari Patterson; Tina Ding; drandall; dfixsen Booker T. Washington was one of the first nationally recognized African American leaders after the Civil War. He was born to a slave woman in Virginia, who then took him as a young boy to West Virginia after the emancipation. Booker became a leader in...
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by Bernhard Eduard Fernow
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LibriVox recording of A Brief History of Forestry by Bernhard Eduard Fernow. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. An accessible, comprehensive summary of the science and art of forestry, from its ancient roots to its 20th century techniques (many of which are still used today). This book synthesizes forestry efforts and practices from around the globe, providing the reader with unique lens into the sociocultural, historic and, of course, economic processes of nearly every world region....
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by Susanna Moodie
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 26 recordings of A Canadian Song by Susanna Moodie. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October  25, 2020. Read in English by A D Latheron; Adrian Stephens; atrent11; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Eduardo Lactaoen; Frank249942; fshort; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Louise Poulsom; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; Sarah Jabir; Shriya; Tasha...
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by Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of A Casket of Cameos by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by Devorah Allen; drandall; Charlie Joseph; Richard Potenza; weezer; Paul Brian Stewart; Larry Wilson; mleigh; Ahikam Devadason; Lisa Villado; Rayanne Robison Frank Boreham was a well known preacher who served in England, Australia, and New Zealand. He published dozens of books and thousands of editorials during his lifetime, with no sign of slowing down, even up until his death at age 88. He wrote with a distinctive...
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by Frances Aymar Mathews
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Honeymoon by Frances Aymar Mathews. Read in English by Jenn Broda Newlyweds Betty Revere and Peter Van Zandt are completely smitten with each other. Their wedding is said to have been one of the most beautiful ever seen in New York. A conflict between the couple causes a series of events to take place which isn’t rectified till years later by a special little boy looking for Christmas happiness. - Summary by Jenn Broda For further information, including links...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Miscellany 2020 by Various. Read in English by David Wales Nine stories, chapters, or essays about Christmas or around Christmas. - Summary by David Wales 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 (109MB)
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LibriVox recording of A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English Language, Volume I by George Lillie Craik. Read in English by Grant Hicks; Jim Locke The History of English Literature and Language may be recommended to the student as a guide always sure, and as satisfactory as its limits will admit, to the gathered harvest of a thousand years -- from ALFRED the Great to VICTORIA -- now existing in a language radically identical for the whole of that period, the common...
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by Sara Jeannette Duncan
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LibriVox recording of A Daughter of Today by Sara Jeannette Duncan. Read in English by Bruce Pirie The Canadian author Sara Jeannette Duncan (aka Mrs. Everard Cotes) is today best known for her 1904 novel of Ontario life, “The Imperialist” (also available as a LibriVox recording), but in Duncan’s own time readers were impressed more by her other works, including “A Daughter of Today,” published in 1894. “A Daughter of Today” follows the story of Elfrida Bell, a young woman who...
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by Archibald Alexander
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LibriVox recording of A Day at a Time and Other Talks on Life and Religion by Archibald Alexander. Read in English by MaryAnn. This book [was] written in war-time to minister comfort and, if it may be, to reinforce hope and faith. (from the Dedication) 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...
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by Jonathan Swift
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 7 recordings of A Description Of A City Shower by Jonathan Swift. This was the Fortnightly  Poetry project for  January 26, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf and Sommer Ward. You don't find a weather forecast like this local media. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by James Whitcomb Riley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of A Discouraging Model by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 26, 2020.  Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Ethan Hurst; fshort; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; L0ki; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett and Larry Wilson. As a poet, Riley achieved an uncommon level of fame during his lifetime. He was honored with annual Riley Day celebrations around the United States and was regularly called on to perform readings at...
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by Sir Robert Anderson
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LibriVox recording of A Doubter's Doubts About Science and Religion by Sir Robert Anderson. Read in English by InTheDesert A DOUBTER'S Doubts about Science and Religion was first published anonymously, at a time when the author was Assistant Commissioner of Police and Head of the Criminal Investigation Department, at Scotland Yard (London). As the book is addressed to men of the world, it speaks from the standpoint of scepticism — the true scepticism which tests everything, not the sham sort...
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by Thomas West
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LibriVox recording of A Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West. Read in English by Phil Benson In the late eighteenth century, English writers discovered the landscape, not only in the paintings of Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin and Salvator Rosa, but also as a place to be visited and viewed as if it were a picture. No part of England was more discovered in this period than the Lake District, which was transformed over the course of the next century from a remote region of farmland and inaccessible...
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LibriVox recording of A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, Volume III by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Volume III of this history of Victorian Britain begins in 1856 with the gunboat diplomacy of the Second Opium War and then moves to the harrowing days of the Indian (Sepoy) Rebellion of 1857. In June 1858, Benjamin Disraeli secures passage of the Jews Relief Act and Baron Lionel Nathan de Rothschild takes his seat...
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LibriVox recording of A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, Volume IV by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami The fourth and concluding volume of this history of Victorian Britain opens with the brutal repression in 1865 of a rebellion by ex-slaves in Jamaica. Then in 1867, the Conservative Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, takes his celebrated "leap in the dark" with the passage of the most comprehensive...
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by Margaret O. Oliphant
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LibriVox recording of A House Divided Against Itself by Margaret O. Oliphant. Read in English by Julian Pratley; AnaNaumoska; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Lynne T; Kat Andrews; Kathleen Moore; Shellbellinnes; Nancy Gorgen; Rutherford Osborn; Joshua Paul Seeger.; Jan Perkins "A house divided against itself cannot stand." So said Abraham Lincoln in 1858. Here we have the irascible Mr. Waring, an elderly English ex-patriot, living in Italy with his charming daughter, Frances. Mr. Waring was...
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by Xavier de Maistre
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LibriVox recording of A Journey Round My Room by Xavier de Maistre. (Translated by Henry Attwell.) Read in English by Steven Watson Sentenced to house arrest for forty-two days owing to his participation in a duel, Xavier de Maistre was inspired to write a travel memoir about the greatest journey a man can take. It is a journey which costs nothing, one which is equally well-suited to the "miserly or prodigal, rich or poor, young or old" -- even the idlest man will enjoy this...
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by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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LibriVox recording of A Little Girl in Old Boston by Amanda Minnie Douglas. Read in by LibriVox Volunteers. Doris, an orphan from England, arrives in Boston and adapts to life in America. As she grows up, she undergoes many adventures and experiences the 1812 war. Summary by Elsie Selwyn. Cast List: Narrator: KevinS Doris: Navin Winthrop Adams: ToddHW Mr. Leverett: Jim Hilgen Mrs. Leverett: Mickey Lee Rich Warren Leverett: Eiljah Fisher Betty Leverett: Jenn Broda Aunt Priscilla: Lisanne Lavoie...
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by Willa Sibert Cather
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LibriVox recording of A Lost Lady by Willa Sibert Cather. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Deanna Parker; Kathleen Moore; Felicia Wang; John; Claire Butler; Gresha; Jessica Hendra Charismatic Marian Forrester, the wife of a railroad pioneer, captures the heart of every person she meets. Niel Herbert is no exception. He has adored Mrs. Forrester since the age of twelve, considering her the epitome of feminine charm and grace. However, as Niel comes of age, he is shocked to find that Mrs....
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of A Matter of Importance by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The importance of a matter is almost entirely a matter of your attitude. And whether you call something "a riot" or "a war" ... well, there is a difference, but what is it? Someone steals a space ship? The local police know how to handle that. A broken down freighter in a far distant solar system? That's their normal job too. A bunch of idiots want to start a war? Just another...
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by Martin Alonzo Haynes
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LibriVox recording of A Minor War History by Martin Alonzo Haynes. Read in English by KevinS; Andrew Gaunce; issamel; John; Ciufi Galeazzi; Shriya; Frank249942; jenno; Paul Hampton; Sawyer Rewis; Rebecca Brown A personal history of the American Civil War taken from the author's own letters to 'the girl he left behind', who later became his wife. This is not a complete history and does not deal with major events, but is a snapshot of life in the Second New Hampshire Regiment and humanizes the...
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by Anna Hempstead Branch
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Mother's Song by Anna Hempstead Branch. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  May 3, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Frank249942; Garfield Francisco Dsouza; Gyan Moorthy; Graham Scott; Kailey G.; Larry Wilson; cavaet; Nemo; Phil Schempf; rwraptor; socks4tay and Soumya. A tribute to Mothers everywhere. Taken from The shoes that danced, and other poems by Anna Hempstead Branch, (pub. 1905) (...
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by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 25, 2020. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Frank249942; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; Sarah Jabir and Shriya. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United...
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by Duncan Campbell Scott
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of A Night in March by Duncan Campbell Scott. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  March 1 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Newgatenovelist; Harmon Lee Busby; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf and rumpledpoetry. Hopefully this Fortnightly poem will encourage spring to arrive. ( David Lawrence ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged Three Years and Five Months by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  July 26, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Seawolf4; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Larry Wilson; mleigh; John Stevens; Rohan31 and MaybeCordelia. A father is trying to write a poem to his son, but the troublesome antics of the...
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of A Poet Looks At The Moon by E. Powys Mathers. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 28, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Dixon; Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Owlivia; Doug Daly; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Seawolf4; mammutty; Garth Burton; Garfield Dsouza; Graham Scott; Kelly Park; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; philmacc and rwraptor. This Weekly Poem is taken from The Garden of Bright Waters by...
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LibriVox recording of A Popular History of England, From the Earliest Times to the Reign of Queen Victoria, Vol 1 by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is volume one in this series of books and deals with history from Caractacus and his Wife before Claudius to the death of Wat Tyler. This follows the history of that time. Volumes two and three will be done once this one is complete. (Summary by Michele Eaton) For further information, including links...
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LibriVox recording of A Primary Reader: Old-time Stories, Fairy Tales and Myths Retold by Children (Version 2) by E. Louise Smythe. Read in English by LittlePeanut "This book originated in a series of little reading lessons prepared for the first grade pupils in the Santa Rosa public schools. The object of the lessons was three-fold: to provide reading matter for the little ones who had only a small vocabulary of sight-words; to acquaint them early with the heroes who have come down to us...
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by Joseph Furphy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of A Psalm of Patience by Joseph Furphy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 29, 2020.  Read in English by Aiken; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Lee Ann Howlett; LeeSalter; mleigh; Phil Schempf; Seawolf4 and WaterBaron. Not exactly the Seven Ages of Man, but rather amusing, particularly that final stanza. - Summary by SonOfTheExiles For further information, including links to online...
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by Susan Warner
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LibriVox recording of A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner. Read in English by Hannah Mary; jenno; Nancy Gorgen; Shashank Jakhmola; Yvonne Theodor A motherless girl finds life very lonely living with only her dour father and two servants in the quiet New England countryside. Lonely, that is, until a neighbor begins to fill her long days and hungry mind with fascinating studies and companionship. These rich days leave an even bigger blank when his parents send him to college and eventually to...
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by Pansy; Grace Livingston Hill; Mrs. C. M. Livingston; Raymond MacDonald Alden; Faye Huntington; C. M. Livingston; Gustavus Rosenberg Alden
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LibriVox recording of A Sevenfold Trouble by Pansy; Grace Livingston Hill; Mrs. C. M. Livingston; Raymond MacDonald Alden; Faye Huntington; C. M. Livingston; Gustavus Rosenberg Alden. Read in English by TriciaG This story is an honest record of what we, who are all writers, and all very intimate friends, have seen and heard as we looked on at the lives of certain people in whom we are deeply interested. We used to talk about these people when we sat together after the day's work was done....
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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Shadow By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 27, 2020.  Read in English by annie70; AKeats; Algy Pug; AmieT22; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; ChadH94; Carol R; Dan Gurzynski; David Lawrence; Denise Ray; Eduardo Lactaoen; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Katie Bond; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Mayah; Phil Schempf and spatel2. This poem is taken from The Complete Poetical Works of Henry...
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by Lucy Cazalet
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LibriVox recording of A Short History of Russia by Lucy Cazalet. Read in English by VioletBleu A Short History of Russia by Lucy Cazalet is a helpful introduction to the people, places, and events that shaped Russia, the largest country in the world. While covering the bullet points of Russian history, the author expands to greater detail when talking about the people whose ideas and victories became the backbone of Russian culture and politics. The timeline of this book is the 9th century A.D....
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of A Short History of the World by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Kristine Bekere A Short History of the World is a non-fictional historic work by English author H. G. Wells, largely inspired by Wells's earlier 1919 work The Outline of History. The book summarises the scientific knowledge of the time regarding the history of Earth and life. It starts with its origins, goes on to explain the development of the Earth and life on Earth, reaching primitive thought and the...
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by Havelock Ellis
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LibriVox recording of A Study of British Genius by Havelock Ellis. Read in English by Leon Harvey. The psychological and anthropological character of genius in the British Isles was investigated by Ellis. Citing and collating an extensive source of information from the Dictionary of National Biography, many pieces of informational are discussed, including the ancestral heritage, geographical distribution, professions, and health and morbidity of the most the most preeminent men and women of the...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of A Warning by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 15, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Darren Kurtz; EliseDee; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Kristine Wales; Lee Ann Howlett; Cavaet; Phil Schempf; Paul Harvey; Rachel May; Ryan Fink; Sebastian LaVine and samjn. Around the age of 8, Wilcox turned to writing poetry as an outlet. When she was 13...
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by Laura Lee Davidson
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LibriVox recording of A Winter of Content by Laura Lee Davidson. Read in English by KevinS A charming memoir recounting 10 months spent among the country people of Ontario at the outbreak of the Great War. Resplendent in its descriptions and heartwarming in its depictions of the 'simple' folk living along Many Islands Lake. - 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...
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by James Whitcomb Riley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 22 recordings of A Wraith of Summertime by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  October 18, 2020. Read in English by adamhope; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Eduardo Lactaoen; fshort; GeneBlack; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Lee Ann Howlett; Michael Fury; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill and RomaSingh. Ah, the memories of summer...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of A to Zed Collection Vol. 002 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is a collection of 26 selections, both fiction and nonfiction, in which each topic begins with a different letter of the alphabet. 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...
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by Júlia Lopes
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LibriVox recording of A viúva Simões by Júlia Lopes. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes Ernestina Simões é rica, bonita, ainda jovem e viúva. Com uma filha já moça, ela vive praticamente reclusa em sua casa em Santa Tereza, com uma vida social muito restrita. Casar de novo? Nem pensar, pois quer poupar à filha, Sara, o desprazer de conviver com um desconhecido, um padrasto. Não quer dividir com outrem o amor que julga ser só para a filha. Até que um dia, a vida lhe prega uma peça...
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by Stuart Walcott
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LibriVox recording of Above the French Lines by Stuart Walcott. Read in English by KevinS A collection of letters written by Stuart Walcott while training to be an aviator in France to prepare for combat. Walcott died in his first aerial combat after first downing a German bi-plane. - 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...
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by George Eliot
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LibriVox recording of Adam Bede (version 2) by George Eliot. Read in English by Tom Denholm George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans – an ironic ‘deception’ given that Adam Bede, her first novel, is written unashamedly from a feminist standpoint. The story centres on a pastoral love triangle. Two young men, carpenter Adam Bede and squire Captain Arthur Donnithorne, are both in love with the mercurial Hetty Sorrel. There’s a further love interest between Adam and beautiful lay...
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by Terence
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LibriVox recording of Adelphi: or, The Brothers by Terence. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by Max Körlinge; Sonia; Adam Bielka; alanmapstone; Son of the Exiles; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; Shashank Jakhmola; ToddHW; KHand; Lydia; Eva Davis; Ethan Hurst "Micio and Demea are two brothers of dissimilar tempers. Demea is married, and lives a country life, while his brother remains single, and resides in Athens." Things quickly get a bit messy with hushed-up...
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by Various
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Adventskalender 2020. Gelesen auf Deutsch von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Diese Sammlung ist ein Adventskalender und enthält für jeden Tag vom 1. bis 24. Dezember eine Aufnahme über Weihnachten, den Winter und verwandte Themen. Personenliste für das Stück "Christfest" zum 24. Dezember: Erzähler: Karlsson Heimburg: schrm Friederike: Lissy Schneider Benno: Sonia Emma: Jasmin Salma Ludovike: Availle Walburg: Margot Ernst: merendo07 Herbert: lorda Audioschnitt:...
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by Henry Kendall
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of After Many Years by Henry Kendall. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  April 19, 2020. Read in English by BethanyC86; Bruce Kachuk; carajdonnelly; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Dominique van de Vorle; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth Onder; Graham Scott; Jim Gallagher; Larry Wilson; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; Peter Yearsley; RaghuPradeepNair; Seaquill; Thedirectioner80 and Kudrna. Henry Kendall was the first Australian poet to draw his...
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by Grazia Deledda
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LibriVox recording of After the Divorce by Grazia Deledda. (Translated by Maria Hornor Lansdale.) Read in English by Tom Denholm. Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married couple living with their young child in a Sardinian country village close to their extended family. Costantino is wrongly convicted of murdering his wicked uncle and with no way of supporting herself, Giovanna reluctantly divorces him and is driven to marry Brontu Dejas, a wealthy but brutish drunkard who has always...
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by Saint Jerome
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LibriVox recording of Against Jovinianus by Saint Jerome. (Translated by Philip Schaff; Henry Wace.) Read in English by ancientchristian Jovinianus, had published at Rome a treatise containing the following opinions: (1) "That a virgin is no better as such than a wife in the sight of God. (2) Abstinence is no better than a thankful partaking of food. (3) A person baptized with the Spirit as well as with water cannot sin. (4) All sins are equal. (5) There is but one grade of punishment and...
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by Catherine Booth
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LibriVox recording of Aggressive Christianity: Practical Sermons by Catherine Booth. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Erik Samborski; crhorne42; Linda Pretorius; Ahikam Devadason; Gillian Hendrie; Devorah Allen Catherine Booth was very much partner with her husband, William Booth, in founding the little London mission that would flourish into the global ministry of the Salvation Army. She was not only an organizer but a powerful preacher in her own right. This is a short collection of her...
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by Jean Racine
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LibriVox recording of Alexander the Great by Jean Racine. (Translated by Robert Bruce Boswell.) Read in English by a full cast. Racine caused furour in the French theater community with his second play, Alexander the Great, when "The sensitive poet seems to have been disgusted by the manner in which it was being acted; for, a fortnight after it had been put on the boards at the Palais Royal [by Moliere], Moliere's company learned with astonishment and indignation that it was being...
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by Arthur Lewis Tubbs
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LibriVox recording of Alias Miss Sherlock by Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Read in English by a full cast. Dick Brewster is implicated in a murder and comes to his aunt's farm to hide. His Aunt Sarah stands by him in his need and they all move to the city in the effort to clear his name. She investigates on her own account and.... - Summary by The Author Cast list: Lily Ann, Help at the farm: Devorah Allen Aaron Flint, the hired man: Alan Mapstone Mrs. Brewster, from New York: TJ Burns Helen Brewster,...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Alice Dugdale by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Anthony Ogus An ordinary village girl's plans for the future with her long-standing beau are threatened when he is seen to be an attractive prospect by a local noble family Trollope's novella works through the consequences with typical affection and sensitivity. - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Maurice Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson. Read in English by Celine Major This entertaining book of adventure, love and war was a Bestseller in 1900 and 1901. The heroine Alice Roussillon is a brave young woman who grew up in a small town on the Wabash River in Indiana during the revolutionary war. The characters are all distinctive and compelling. It gives a great insight into the frontier life of that era and includes true historical accounts and personages such as the...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Version 7) by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Craig Franklin Alice’s adventures in Wonderland is probably one of the most well known and popular children's novels in the English language. Written in 1865 by Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson, better known by his pen name ‘Lewis Carrol’. Lewis, a mathematician, poet, photographer and inventor, tells a surreal fantasy tale, of Alice, who visits a world of unnatural logic after following a...
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by Hans Hoffmann
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LibriVox recording of Allerlei Gelehrte by Hans Hoffmann. Read in German by Freiwillige von Librivox. Humoresken von Hans Hoffmann. Im Anekdoten-ähnelnden Stil erzählt Hoffmann in diesem ruhigen Buch mit großer Menschenkenntnis und feinem Humor von verwirrten Gelehrten, Fehden, Streichen und Kunst. Durch das Hervorrufen von Schmunzeln und Verwunderung entwickeln diese langen Erzählungen ihren Charme. (schrm) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Hanns Heinz Ewers
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LibriVox recording of Alraune by Hanns Heinz Ewers. Read in German by Alkahest Ein Professor, der gemeinsam mit seinem Assistenzarzt ein medizinisches Versuchslabor betreibt. Eine Zeugung ohne Geschlechtsakt und schließlich jenes geheimnisvolle Wesen - Alraune genannt - das bei diesem Vorgang entsteht. Dort wo sie wandelt, hinterlässt sie eine blutige Spur. Wer ihr begegnet, dem führt sie verhängnisvoll den eigenen Schatten vor Augen. In diesem Meisterstück fantastischer Fiktion bietet...
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by Wilbur F. Gordy
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LibriVox recording of American Leaders and Heroes by Wilbur F. Gordy. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Ethan Voth; Piotr Nater; michaelnelson14356; Tatiana Chichilla; B.T. Sullivan; Kyle Donelan; Andrew Gaunce; Margaret; Wayne Cooke; Tommy Aguilar; Chad Jackson; Alan Mapstone; KevinS; BettyB; Ciufi Galeazzi; Hannah Yu Historian Wilbur F. Gordy presents short chapters on well-known American figures from the viewpoint of the early twentieth century, including explorers, political leaders,...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of American Notes by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Charles Dickens records his impressions of America during his 1842 journey. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone 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 (274MB)
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by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education
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LibriVox recording of Americans All, Immigrants All by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education.  Read in English by Mark F. Smith The United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education partnered with the Columbia Broadcasting System to present a series of 26 dramatic radio broadcast programs detailing the role of immigrants in the development of the USA.  This small volume was printed as a supplement to the programs. It contains a great deal of the data concerning the...
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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 Laurence Hope
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Among the Rice Fields by Laurence Hope This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 16, 2020. Read in English by Alix Grace; Bruce Kachuk; bobmuir3; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; EliseDee; Newgatenovelist; ELDN; citizen77; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; James Egalsson; KristyM; Kappie; Lee Ann Howlett; leleary; MimiAdele; Cavaet; Peter Yearsley; Quin Herron and Asha. Violet Nicolson was an English poet who wrote under the pseudonym...
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LibriVox recording of An African Millionaire: Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay by Grant Allen. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. "My name is Seymour Wilbraham Wentworth. I am brother-in-law and secretary to Sir Charles Vandrift, the South African millionaire and famous financier. Many years ago, when Charlie Vandrift was a small lawyer in Cape Town, I had the (qualified) good fortune to marry his sister. Much later, when the Vandrift estate and farm near Kimberley...
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by Theron Clark Crawford
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LibriVox recording of An American Vendetta: A Story of Barbarism in the United States by Theron Clark Crawford. Read in English by volunteer readers. The phrase "The Hatfields and McCoys" conjures up images of feudal warfare and Appalachian backwardness even to this day. This is a sensationalized account of the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys along the mountainous border of Kentucky and West Virginia in the late 1800s. At the height of the feud in 1888, yellow journalist T. C....
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by Richard le Gallienne
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of An Epitaph On A Goldfish by Richard le Gallienne. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  October 11, 2020. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Eduardo Lactaoen; Newgatenovelist; Frank249942; Garth Burton; Gini Pug; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Michael Fury; mleigh; Phil Schempf; RomaSingh; spatel2 and thobbspeterson. Richard Le Gallienne was an English author and poet. ( Wikipedia) For further...
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LibriVox recording of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book IV by John Locke. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie; Pamela Nagami; Jennifer Henry; Matthew Bennett; Kathleen Moore; Kristine Bekere; WalrusEnsemble; MorganScorpion; locturne; Johan Supertramp; Craig Campbell; ChadH94 This is the fourth book of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding. His book deals with knowledge and probability. He asks how far knowledge can go, if there are universal propositions, what are judgment...
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by James Parkinson
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LibriVox recording of An Essay of the Shaking Palsy by James Parkinson. Read in English by KevinS This publication is said to be the first to present a systematic view of what was later named Parkinson's disease. Six case studies are described and some speculation is offered as to the causes of 'paralysis agitans,' the author's name for the observed disease or condition. Parkinson offered the essay as encouragement to those performing nosological work and physical pathology to address the...
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by Walter Libby
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LibriVox recording of An Introduction to the History of Science by Walter Libby. Read in English by Steven Seitel. A highly accessible introductory history of the development of scientific thought, method, and application from the first practical concepts of time and space (Babylonia, Egypt) to the development of the first successful heavier-than-air flying machine (Langley) and the discovery of radioactivity (Curie). - Summary by Steven Seitel For further information, including links to online...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Andiron Tales by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by April6090 This book is a story about "Being the Remarkable Adventures of a Boy with a Lively Imagination" - Summary by John Kendrick Bangs 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 James Moores Ball
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LibriVox recording of Andreas Vesalius The Reformer Of Anatomy by James Moores Ball. Read in English by David Wales Vesalius (born in Brussels, 1514-1564) is one of the foundation stones of modern medicine. Forsaking the study of anatomy by reading the ancients, he instead dissected bodies and drew detailed illustrations of his observations. He was enormously influential in the development of modern medicine. This 1910 biography opens up his life admirably. The printed book contains many...
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by Maria Thompson Daviess
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LibriVox recording of Andrew the Glad (Dramatic Reading) by Maria Thompson Daviess. Read in English by volunteer readers. "There are some women who will brew mystery from the decoction of even a very simple life. Matilda is one of them, remarked the major to himself as he filled his pipe and settled himself before his high-piled, violet-flamed logs..." A sweet, heartfelt, old-fashioned romance. The middle-aged adults take a kindly interest in the affairs of the young people, with many...
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by Jean Racine
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LibriVox recording of Andromache by Jean Racine. (Translated by Robert Bruce Boswell.) Read in English by Matthew Reece; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Sonia; David Purdy; Richard Jaspering; Shreya Sethi; Jessica Hendra; Hanna Ponomarenko In this tragedy [about part of the aftermath of the Trojan War], which made its appearance in 1667, there is a more intricate plot than is usual in Racine's plays, and it offers a greater variety of character and motive. Love, jealousy, friendship, conjugal fidelity,...
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by David Alec Wilson
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LibriVox recording of Anecdotes of Big Cats and Other Beasts by David Alec Wilson. Read in English by imfrom51; Nancy Gorgen; Tatiana Chichilla; Reny; Margaret; Vivianlyu; Link Wilfley; Ruthema; Guomin Do; Moira Scott ; CTR; AnnaR77; Adele Pooley; Larry Wilson Although David Alec Wilson is best known for his writings about Thomas Carlyle, he was a Scottish civil servant who spent much time in India. This collection of stories draw from those experiences.where tales of tigers, leopards,...
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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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LibriVox recording of Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 by Alexander Roberts. Read in English by KevinS This LibriVox collection is first in a series of writings from the ante-Nicene Fathers' works. This first collection includes all the so-called Infancy narratives from the New Testament Apocrypha. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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LibriVox recording of Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 by Alexander Roberts; James Donaldson. Read in English by KevinS This LibriVox collection is the second volume in a series of New Testament Apocrypha. - 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...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Antoinette Romances, Vol 4: Taking the Bastile by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Henry L. Williams.) Read in English by John Van Stan This 4th volume of the Marie Antoinette Romances begins several years after the close of "The Queen’s Necklace.” It describes the events leading up to and including the storming of the Bastile. Past plots of Count Balsamo (aka, Cogliostro) to destroy the French monarchy are resurrected by the mysterious Dr. Gilbert – a student of...
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by Tertullian
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LibriVox recording of Apology by Tertullian. (Translated by Charles Dodgson.) Read in English by David Ronald. In this work Tertullian defends Christianity, demanding legal toleration and that Christians be treated as all other sects of the Roman Empire. His most famous apologetic work, written in Carthage in the summer or autumn of AD 197. (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 Marie Corelli
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LibriVox recording of Ardath by Marie Corelli. Read in English by Lisa Statler; Jim Locke Victorian-era writer Marie Corelli’s epic work Ardath, The Story of a Dead Self, is filled with supernatural and gothic themes. We meet Theos Alwyn, an atheist poet who is lost and disconsolate with life. He begins his journey by seeking out a monastery in the Caucasus mountains; his spiritual quest then takes him to the mythical field of Ardath, which becomes a door into a dream of another version of...
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by John Cady; Basil Woon
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LibriVox recording of Arizona's Yesterday by John Cady; Basil Woon. Read in English by Tony Posante Arizona's Yesterday Being the Narrative of John H. Cady, Pioneer. Written by John Henry Cady and revised and rewritten in 1915 by noted Playwright and Journalist Basil Woon. Cady was born in Ohio, served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and eventually settled in Arizona Territory. Cady's story is one of adventure, determination, a pioneering spirit, and an entrepreneurial drive. Arizona's...
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by Hayyim Nachman Bialik
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LibriVox recording of Arye Ba'al Guf אריה בעל גוף by Hayyim Nachman Bialik. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau אריה "בעל גוף" הוא סיפור קצר מאת חיים נחמן ביאליק והיצירה הראשונה שפרסם בפרוזה. הסיפור התפרסם בהמשכים בכתב העת הספרותי השילוח בשנת 1899. דמותו של אריה מבוססת כנראה על אדם אמיתי שחי בעיר הולדתו ז'יטומיר "Arye...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of As You Like It (version 3) by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Hamlet; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Craig Franklin Long theorized to be one of Shakespeare's mid-career works, As You Like It remains an evergreen favorite for audiences and scholars alike for its sparkling characters, pastoral setting, gorgeous prose and entertaining storylines that converge in fun and surprising ways. When several characters, including an elderly French duke, his headstrong daughter Rosalind,...
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by Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
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LibriVox recording of Assist the Souls in Purgatory by . Read in English by John; Kathi M. Walsheck; Twinkle; KevinS A short little book on Purgatory, the Poor Souls and how we can help them with our prayers. (Summary by Maria Therese) 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...
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LibriVox recording of Astoria; Or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving. Read in English by Carol Pelster. "Astoria" describes the many perilous adventures, discoveries, and disasters experienced by the brave Americans who joined the 1810-1813 Astor Expedition to Oregon. The wealthy New York fur magnate John Jacob Astor masterminded an extensive enterprise with the hope of setting up a fur trading center and outpost of American colonization at the...
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by Bernard Capes
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LibriVox recording of At a Winter's Fire by Bernard Capes. Read in English by Saint Ananda; drwebber; Joe Selah; Matt Tantillo; K.T.B.; Phil Aldred; Nemo This is a book of stories by Bernard Capes to entertain you if you should find yourself in a cozy chair by the fireplace during the short dark days of winter. - Summary by A. Gramour 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 James David Corrothers
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 6 recordings of At the Closed Gate of Justice by James David Corrothers. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  February 16, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Ethan Hurst; Newgatenovelist; Lee Ann Howlett and tovarisch. Continuing with our February Black History Month theme, this Weekly Poem is from The Book of American Negro Poetry (1922) by James Weldon Johnson (1871 to 1938). James David Corrothers was an African-American poet,...
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by François-René de Chateaubriand
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LibriVox recording of Atala by François-René de Chateaubriand. Read in English by William Allan Jones What were the lower Mississippi River, Gulf Coast regions, and Appalachians of North America like in the earliest colonial days? Full of untamed forests, wild animals, nuts, berries, and Indians. Chateaubriand spent many years exploring the area, and this early (somewhat autobiographical) novella was inspired by his years spent with various Indian tribes, (described in his...
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by Hal Clement
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LibriVox recording of Attitude by Hal Clement. Read in English by Phil Chenevert They had been captured, but by whom? And why where they allowed to build anything they wanted to escape? The space cruiser was powerful and built to fight anything in the galaxy, but somehow, in the empty rift between galaxies, they had been rendered helpless and brought to this prison. Even stranger was that their captors had not harmed any of them at all, used no weapons and allowed them to use all equipment...
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by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
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LibriVox recording of Autobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie. Read in English by Kelly S. Taylor Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman. Her 1845 play “Fashion” is still performed today. She was also the first woman to professionally perform solo public readings of literature in the U.S. In pre-Civil War America, she was a popular novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, and correspondent. Autobiography...
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by Wyndham Lewis; Henri Gaudier-Brzeska; Edward Wadsworth
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LibriVox recording of BLAST No. 1 by Wyndham Lewis; Henri Gaudier-Brzeska; Edward Wadsworth. Read in English by Phil Benson BLAST, edited by Wyndham Lewis and subtitled 'Review of the Great British Vortex', was the magazine of the short-lived Vorticist movement in British art. Influenced by Cubism and Futurism, and Imagism in literature, the Vorticists embraced all things modern and veered towards abstraction. The first issue of BLAST was published, with its distinctive puce cover and bold...
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by Juliusz Słowacki
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LibriVox recording of Balladyna by Juliusz Słowacki. Read in Polish by Nela Reinfuss Balladyna mieszka wraz z siostrą, Aliną, oraz matką w chacie w lesie. Ich dni przemijają na pracy w polu, ale Balladyna chce więcej od życia. Losy rodziny zmienią się jednak gwałtownie gdy do ich chaty zapuka, wiedziony czarem królowej jeziora książę Kirkor... Filon, nieszczęśliwy romantyk poszukuje swej wyśnionej kochanki, zaś mieszkający w mroku boru Pustelnik skrywa w sercu dawne zbrodnie...
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by John Montgomery Ward
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LibriVox recording of Base-Ball: How to Become a Player by John Montgomery Ward. Read in English by Cavaet & EliseDee Base-Ball: How to Become a Player is a brief history of the game of baseball, with an explanation of the rules and positions. During the audio, reference is made to the "cuts" -- pictures of players, the baseball field, and balls. You can find these pictures in the CD case insert PDF. Alternatively you may reference them in the book itself at Gutenberg.org, at...
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by Lester Chadwick
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LibriVox recording of Baseball Joe in the Central League 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 fourth volume, Joe accepts a contract to play baseball professionally, and leaves Yale to play on the Pittston team for the Central League, a "bush league" in the professional baseball hierarchy....
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