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by Isaac Watts; Stephen Norris Fellows
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LibriVox recording of Improvement of the Mind by Isaac Watts; Stephen Norris Fellows. Read in English by InTheDesert; Ron Altman; SreeramC; Leigh Briar; jenno; KHand; Owlivia; Kassandra; Isen7; yourbookvoice. "No man is obliged to learn and know everything; this can neither be sought nor required, for it is utterly impossible; yet all persons are under some obligation to improve their own understanding; otherwise it will be a barren desert, or a forest overgrown with weeds and brambles....
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Duchess of Wrexe by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by Simon Evers Rachel, a spirited young girl, has to choose between Francis Breton, her difficult cousin who has been disowned by the family, and Roddy Seddon, a conventional and rather boring but wealthy young man. She chooses Roddy but the marriage begins to collapse, and she meets Francis again. Looming over them is the spectre of the Duchess, Rachel’s grandmother, who rules the family and favours Roddy. Also in...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Nick Whitley. This is the third book in The Chronicles of Barsetshire, the first two being The Warden and Barchester Towers; however, although some characters from the first two books are referred to, there is no need to read/ listen to them first to enjoy Dr. Thorne. It is mainly concerned with the romantic problems of Mary Thorne, niece of Doctor Thomas Thorne (a member of a junior branch of the family of Mr. Wilfred...
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by Charles Edward Moberly
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LibriVox recording of The Early Tudors: Henry VII and Henry VIII by Charles Edward Moberly. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Following the chaos of the Wars of the Roses, the reigns of Henry VII and VIII were autocratic and centralized to an unprecedented degree. This slim volume by the British historian and educator, Charles Moberly, provides many interesting details about the reigns of these two monarchs. But the author also offers a clear picture of the European context in which they acted:...
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by Ralph Milne Farley
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LibriVox recording of An Earthman on Venus by Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by Alexis Duclaux; Phil Chenevert; chuckconvr; JayS; M. Bradley Peters; John; Chad Jackson; Manuel Ravelo When Myles Cabot accidentally transmitted himself to the planet Venus, he found himself naked and bewildered on a mystery world where every unguarded minute might mean a horrible death. Man-eating plants, tiger-sized spiders, and dictatorial ant-men kept Myles on the run until he discovered the secret of the...
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by Samuel Logan Brengle
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LibriVox recording of Helps to Holiness by Samuel Logan Brengle. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Son of the Exiles; pattymarie; M.L. Wize; Devorah Allen; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas Samuel Logan Brengle was a commissioner in the Salvation Army. His books are known for the practicality, joyfulness and authenticity. His life was spent working with people on the streets, so his insights into the work of the Holy Spirit are relevant to everyday life. His holiness was that of the street, the kitchen,...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Harry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sister Kate live with him. Giles Medlicott owns a sugar plantation and mill nearby. Two of Harry’s former disgruntled employees, with the aid of other disreputable neighbours the Brownbies, deliberately start a potentially disastrous fire on Harry’s...
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by Walter Bates
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LibriVox recording of Henry More Smith: The Mysterious Stranger by Walter Bates. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Sometime in the month of July, 1812, nearly a hundred years ago now, a well dressed, smooth spoken man, less than thirty years of age, made his appearance at Windsor, Nova Scotia. The story as told in subsequent pages by Sheriff Bates is unique in criminal annals and is worthy of careful perusal. - Summary Adapted from the Preface For further information, including links to...
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by Barry Pain
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LibriVox recording of Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Colleen McMahon; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Angelique G. Campbell; DaveWindell; Malachy Orozco; Josh Kibbey; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; M.B. Price This is a collection of stories by Barry Pain. While not all of these fall squarely into the genre of ghost and horror story, for which the author is so well-known until today, many of them will send chills down the spines of reader and listeners, and all of...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Green Mirror by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by Simon Evers Three generations of the Trenchard family, ruled over by the indomitable Mrs Trenchard, live together in comfortable domesticity until Katherine, the favourite daughter, meets and falls in love with Philip, back from some years in Russia, who threatens the whole stability of the family set up by thinking that he can marry her and thus take her away from them all. Philip and Katherine agree reluctantly to...
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by Joseph Grinnell
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LibriVox recording of Gold Hunting in Alaska by Joseph Grinnell. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers In 1898, naturalist, Joseph Grinnell joins a company of twenty men bound for Kotzebue Sound, Alaska, from California aboard the schooner Penelope. With the trained eye of a scientist and with a flair for prose and poetry, he documents the adventures of this group of gold hunters before they return a year and a half later. This account gives valuable insights into the Alaskan culture of that...
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by Arthur B. Reeve
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LibriVox recording of Gold of the Gods by Arthur B. Reeve. Read in English by Vineymala Mansiche, the ruler of ancient Northern Peru was believed to have buried a huge treasure. But he cast a curse on, whoever, divulged the whereabouts of the treasure and those who might discover it. A Peruvian dagger is stolen from the Museum from under the nose of Prof. Allen Norton and a treasure hunter Don Luis de Mendoza is killed by it. Is it the curse of Mansiche? Will the curse next befall on his...
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LibriVox recording of The History Teacher's Magazine, Vol. I, No. 5, January 1910 by Various. Read in English by George Allen; Colleen McMahon; realisticspeakers; Larry Wilson; drandall; JasmineF; BettyB. "The History Teacher’s Magazine is devoted to the interests of teachers of History, Civics, and related subjects in the fields of Geography and Economics. It aims to bring to the teacher of these topics the latest news of his profession. It will describe recent methods of history...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Hunting Song by Adam Lindsay Gordon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 24, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Campbell Schelp; PNGDeb; Foon; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; ritalouise; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Wyn Stewart. Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey, police officer, and politician.  In this Weekly Poem he raises a glass "..to every...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 16, Feb. 17, 1880. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children includes delightful serialized and one-off short stories, tales from history, poetry, puzzles and fun. This 16th issue of the serial, published on February 17, 1880, features stories of a baby saved from a flood, a lesson in the evils of shoplifting, a profile of the wild boar, a beloved child lost and...
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by Susan Archer Weiss
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LibriVox recording of The Home Life of Poe by Susan Archer Weiss. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi The author of this biography of Poe, Susan Weiss, describes her work as follows: "I have not treated Poe in his character of poet or author, but confined myself to his private home-life, domestic and social, as I have heard it described by Poe's most intimate friends who knew him from infancy—some of them my own relatives—and from my own brief knowledge of him in the last three months of...
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by Anatole France
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LibriVox recording of Honey-Bee by Anatole France. (Translated by Annie Lane.) Read in English by Kate Follis A sweet fairy-tale, Honey-Bee tells the story of two children raised as brother and sister, but who are not. One day they venture out to find the lake where the nixies dwell, though they are forbidden to do so. On this ill-fated journey, young George is kidnapped by the nixies and little Honey-Bee is captured by the dwarves. The tale tells of their seven years in captivity, and has some...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of Hugh Walpole: Selected Short Stories by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales Eleven short stories from The Windsor Magazine in the 1920s, Best British Short Stories of 1922, and Best British Short Stories of 1923. - 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...
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by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
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LibriVox recording of Many Ways for Cooking Eggs by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer. Read in English by BettyB; Bhavya Eggs are incredible versatile, there are so many ways to cook and season eggs, and they make a great meal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In this volume, Ms Rorer has collected a large number of recipes for eggs, which will be just as interesting for modern readers as they were when this book came out, over a hundred years ago. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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LibriVox recording of Los cuatro jinetes del apocalipsis by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. Read in Spanish by Mongope La obra se centra en los acontecimientos acaecidos durante la primera guerra mundial en la que se ven enfrentadas dos familias procedentes del mismo tronco “Julio Madariaga” argentino. Al fallecer éste, sus hijas, Luisa casada con el francés Marcelo Desnoyers y Elena casada con el alemán Karl von Hartrott (ambos trabajaban para Madariaga en su gran hacienda) regresan a Europa,...
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LibriVox recording of The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamesh: with an Account of the Royal Libraries of Nineveh by E. A. Wallis Budge. Read in English by Kazbek A short monograph devoted to the Babylonian flood myth and the Epic of Gilgamesh (Standard Babylonian version), dating from the 7th century BC, as found on the clay tablets of the Royal Library of Ashurbanipal at the ancient site of Nineveh, capital of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. The book includes a description of the...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Le dernier jour d'un condamné by Victor Hugo. Lu en français par Bidou Ce livre est le journal écrit par un condamné à mort dans sa dernière journée avant l’exécution, où il raconte ses dernières semaines depuis le procès et met son âme à nu. - Résumé par Bidou For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Harry Harrison
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LibriVox recording of Deathworld (version 2) by Harry Harrison. Read in English by Phil Chenevert A world that actively seeks to kill the colonists. Not a pleasant place. The hordes of ferocious animals all come with deadly poison and a will to kill as many humans as possible. Even the plants have teeth and claws and toxins dripping from every surface. They fly, crawl and run for the chance to sink something terrible into a human arm or leg. Oh, and did I mention the 2G gravity? Pyrrus is it's...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of A Daughter of the Land (version 2) by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read in English by Patience Charles; SaraHale; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Campbell Schelp A Daughter of the Land follows Kate Bates, one of sixteen children, as she takes the wings of morning to try for independence and the life she's been denied. She dreams of a husband, children, and a farm, yet her actions have far-reaching consequences. This is a story of love and forgiveness, a picture of the brokenness...
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by Madame Germaine de Staël
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LibriVox recording of De l'Allemagne by Madame Germaine de Staël. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Toute l'érudition littéraire si variée et étendue, et les convictions politiques de Madame Germaine de Staël, à une période particulière en France, 1810. Tout le talent de plume si fluide, clair, alerte de l’auteure dans cet ouvrage essentiel. Les mœurs des Allemands, de différentes régions, société, langue, etc... La littérature et les Arts, différentes époques, Wieland,...
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LibriVox recording of The Dog Crusoe and his Master: A story of Adventure in the Western Plains by R. M. Ballantyne. Read in English by Diana Schmidt; AnthonyJackson; Aaron White; brianna; Christopher Thompson; Chase Landkamer; bookworm18 ; PlanZradio Set in the exciting North American frontier this tale of a rescued dog and its loyalty and help to its new master really underlines the old saying that a dog is a man's best friend. The book really is a story of adventure in the early Western...
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by Cyril of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 10 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 10 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 14:21 - 16:13 - Summary by The Reader 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 Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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LibriVox recording of Collected Works of Elisabeth Sanxay Holding by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. Read in English by Krista Zaleski. A collection of 4 short works by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. - Summary by Krista Zaleski 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...
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by Émile Gaboriau
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LibriVox recording of El crimen de Orcival by Émile Gaboriau. (Translated by Joaquina García Balmaseda.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Émile Gaboriau (1832-1873) reconocidísimo escritor francés considerado uno de los padres de la novela de detectives. Su personaje, el investigador Lecoq, es el primer policía profesional de la literatura. Se ha cometido un asesinato en los terrenos del Castillo de Valfeuillu, propiedad del conde de Tremorel. Dos cazadores furtivos han encontrado el...
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by Nikolay Gumilyov
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LibriVox recording of К синей звезде by Nikolay Gumilyov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Nikolay Gumilyov (1886 - 1921), an influential Russian poet, literary critic, and traveler; co-founder of the Acmeist movement. He was arrested and executed by the Soviet secret police in August 1921. In 1917 he hopelessly fell in love with Elena Dubochet, who was engaged with an American businessman. "To the Blue Star" is a posthumous collection of poems addressed to her....
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by Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Behemoth by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Chris Fong Shannon's Imperial Circus was a jinxed space-carny leased for a mysterious tour of the inner worlds. It made a one-night pitch on a Venusian swamp-town—to find that death stalked it from the jungle in a tiny ball of flame. (Summary from the text) 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 A. E. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by David Wales Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French Sûreté. He is said to have been the model for Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, as well as the opposite of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel (1917), a novella, is the second Hanaud mystery. Did the robbery/murder really happen or was it the mescal-induced hallucination of the witness? The first novel is At The...
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by Charles Lyell
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LibriVox recording of Principles of Geology by Charles Lyell. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a book by the Scottish geologist Charles Lyell, first published in 3 volumes in 1830–1833. Lyell used geology throughout as a basis to strengthen his argument for Uniformitarianism. He used geological proof to determine that the Earth was older than 6,000...
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by Willa Sibert Cather
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LibriVox recording of The Professor's House by Willa Sibert Cather. Read in English by Amy Dunkleberger A portrait of Americas many social groups with the chief interest centered on a university professor and his family - Summary by Publishers Weekly September 5 1925 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children by Various. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson A book of poems grouped by subject by various authors, some well known, some not. Lots of fun poems to listen to at bedtime! ( Lynda Marie Neilson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of Владислав Ходасевич, Стихи и Переводы by Vladislav Khodasevich. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Владислав Ходасевич (1886 - 1939) — русский поэт, критик, мемуарист и историк литературы, пушкинист. Отец поэта был из польских дворян, мать из крещеной еврейской семьи. Отсюда его интерес как к...
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by Frederick Marryat
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LibriVox recording of The Pirate, and The Three Cutters by Frederick Marryat. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Pirates are the subject of many a dime novel and boys' stories, but they tend to be portrayed as one-dimensional. Such is the case here. The captain of The Avenger is a Byronic or even a Michael Scottish hero—an impossible monster, compounded of one virtue and a thousand crimes. Marryat drew on his recollections of the time when he was a midshipman with Cochrane in the...
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by Douglas B. Armstrong ; W.H.A. Williams
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LibriVox recording of Postage stamps of war (1854-1914) by Douglas B. Armstrong ; W.H.A. Williams. Read in English by KevinS A very brief introduction to postal stamps used and issued during times of war. The principal focus might be said to be placed upon the Great War which just erupted in Europe and across much of the globe. - 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 Madison Cawein
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LibriVox recording of The Poems of Madison Cawein Vol 3 by Madison Cawein. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Daryl Horton; Phil Schempf; Mira Eagle ; nighthawks; Stefan Von Blon; rumpledpoetry; Greg Giordano; Matthew D. Robinson; Cornel Nemes; William Mosqueda; Foon; ChadH94; Lynda Marie Neilson; M.H. Herlove; Aleacia Messiah; Bruce Kachuk; Sophia Kaushik; Elsie Selwyn; The Letter A; Sonia; Kathleen Moore This is Volume 3: Nature Poems of the collected works of Madison Julius Cawein, an American...
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by Edward Keble Chatterton
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Piracy by Edward Keble Chatterton. Read in English by Dan Ficklin; Sonia; A. Bryan Johnson; Devorah Allen; Linda Johnson; Ciufi Galeazzi; Kristine Bekere; Joan Windle; ToddHW; Sarah Lorenowich The Library of Romance is a series of books concerning the romance of scientific facts, be it biology, chemistry, history, or politics. This volume is one of history, concerning an account of the known facts of piracy, starting with the vikings, and arching in history...
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by Mary Earle Hardy
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LibriVox recording of Sea Stories for Wonder Eyes by Mary Earle Hardy. Read in English by Cris Marks; Minn; Elisabeth Holland; BettyB; Brett Boone; SweetHome; April Aymond; Elizabeth Miles; GrimsonB; beckyb Water is fascinating! Which child is not delighted by the sea shore, by rivers, even by puddles in the street? This little book explains to children that a river can cut through rock to weave its way to the sea, how sand is made, and how fish can breathe underwater. Grown-ups may learn some...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 032. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Nemo; Tony Scheinman; Liz Van Kleeck; Rafe Ball; annehaviland; Angelique G. Campbell; Mike Golczynski; John Van Stan; Malthus; Colleen McMahon; melaniebjensen A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including...
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by Baba Premanand Bharati
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LibriVox recording of Sree Krishna, The Lord of Love by Baba Premanand Bharati. Read in English by Jim Locke I beg to present this my humble work to the English reader. It is the history of the Universe from its birth to its dissolution. I have explained the science of creation, its making and its mechanism. In doing so I have drawn my information from the recorded facts in the Sacred Books of the Root Race of mankind. Some facts and explanations are herein furnished for the first time in any...
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by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Greece: Told to Boys and Girls by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor. Read in English by Librivox volunteers A retelling of Greek myths, history and stories aimed at children. 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 (320MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Story Of The World: A Simple History For Boys And Girls by Elizabeth O'Neill. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Dedicatory Letter. Dear Doris, I could not tell you all the things which have ever happened in the world, but I have tried to tell you shortly about all the most important things from the very beginning, even before people had come into the World at all, right down to our own wonderful times. I have chosen the greatest men and women to tell you about,...
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LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica - 13 Tertia Pars, The Saviour: His Incarnation and His Salvific Acts by Saint Thomas Aquinas. (Translated by The Fathers of the English Dominican Province.) Read in English by M.S.C. Lambert, LC The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners and a compilation of all of the main...
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LibriVox recording of The Age of the Puritans Volume 2. Read in English by InTheDesert. This volume of The Age of the Puritans (late 16th century and 17th century) begins with Theodore Beza's 1575 catechism, brief and simple enough to be learned by children. William Perkins preaches a sermon on a life centred on 'Christ crucified', Pierre du Moulin, the Huguenot, on suffering as a Christian and Richard Sibbes on 1 Peter 4:18. John Owen gives his oppinion on how dissenters should consider their...
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by Dorothy Parker
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LibriVox recording of Recurrence by Dorothy Parker. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Recurrence by Dorothy Parker. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 16, 2022. ----- Dorothy Parker was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist based in New York. She was best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. This poem is taken from her book "Enough Rope" (1926), freshly out of US copyright. -...
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by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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LibriVox recording of Sandhya, Songs of Twilight by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Read in English by Anusha Iyer; Josh Kibbey; Bruce Kachuk; Stefan Von Blon; Peter Yearsley Dhan Gopal Mukerji wrote Sandhya, Songs of Twilight while in San Francisco, as a way to support himself and pay for his college education. This collection of poems has several references to his homeland, India. In 1928, Mukerji was awarded the John Newbery Medal. - Summary by Wikipedia and Anusha For further information, including...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 32 recordings of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  April 23, 2019.    Read in English by Brian Dirkx; Bruce Kachuk; Eunah Choi; Carrie-Lorraine Sherry; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; Cammie Vavich; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Gail Wamba; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Maria Kasper; Michele Fry; NoelBadrian; Phil Schempf; Peter...
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets from the Patagonian: The Street of Little Hotels by Donald Evans. Read in English by Wes Freeman. Sonnets from The Patagonian is a collection of sonnets and the first work published by the short-lived Claire Marie press. Each sonnet is a portrait of someone Evans knows from the Modernist scene just beginning to coalesce in Greenwich Village, and each portrait is dedicated to a completely different acquaintance. (Evans's portraits of his friend Allen Norton are...
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by Francesco Petrarca
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets and Odes by Francesco Petrarca. (Translated by John Nott.) Read in English and Italian by Algy Pug; Pier; Francesco Petrarca, known in the English speaking world simply as Petrarch, was a 14th-century Italian scholar and poet, who was one of the first to write in Italian as a literary language. Today he is most famous for his sonnets, many of which focus on the superior charms of his innamorata, Laura. John Nott was English physician and classical scholar. In...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Something New for my Little Friends by Unknown. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Ellies; BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson; Emily Isabella; April6090; Foon This is a collection of stories in verse for children. Published in 1866 by an author only known by the initials F.F., these poems teach children the virtues, their duties, and what happens to ill-behaving little boys and girls. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 192 by Various. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Larry Wilson; Helen Z. Ferrara; Dale Grothmann; KevinS; Winston Tharp; Newgatenovelist; William Mosqueda; Craig Campbell; Mike Overby; Tomas Peter; Cammie Vavich; Sonia; Adam Gibbons; Matt Bishop; rumpledpoetry; Josh Kibbey; Delena; Stefan Von Blon This is a collection of 48 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2019. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 224 by Various. This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2022. 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 (40MB)
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by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Other Stars by Juliana Horatia Ewing. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 6, 2022. Juliana Horatia Ewing was an English writer of children's stories. Her writings display a sympathetic insight into children's lives, an admiration for things military, and a strong religious faith. This Weekly Poem is taken from Verses for Children, and Songs for Music by Juliana Horatia Ewing (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links...
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by Mario de Andrade
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LibriVox recording of Paulicea Desvairada by Mario de Andrade. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes Paulicea Desvairada – livro de Mário de Andrade, publicado em julho de 1922. A leitura de trechos deste livro foi um dos pontos altos - e polêmicos - da Semana de Arte Moderna. Além do “prefácio interessantíssimo”, que aborda as bases do modernismo brasileiro, o livro traz 23 poemas. Paulicea Desvairada é escrito em tom irreverente, combativo e versos livres, sem métrica nem rima. Em...
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by Robert Graves
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LibriVox recording of Over The Brazier by Robert Graves. Read in English by Cavaet; This book was the first published of Robert Graves' early poetry, from about fourteen to twenty years of age, and published during his time in the trenches in WW1, as a Captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers. His subsequent friendships with both, Wilfred Owen, and Siegfried Sassoon, put him in the fore with the "War Poets". And whilst he himself believed that he was primarily a poet he is chiefly known...
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by Clayton Knight
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LibriVox recording of We Were There at the Normandy Invasion by Clayton Knight. Read in English by Wayne Cooke D-Day: 6 June 1944. The date of the invasion of the Normandy Coast of France by the Allies. This novel gives a different look at that invasion than most of us have ever seen. It tells of a young French boy, André Gagnon, and his exciting adventures as he helps the Maquis (the French Underground fighting the Germans), a shot down British airman, and the American soldiers in their...
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by Arthur Henry Johnson
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LibriVox recording of The Normans in Europe by Arthur Henry Johnson. Read in English by Pamela Nagami This short history of the Normans in Europe opens with the invasions of the Vikings, who came from Scandinavian villages among rugged rocks and deep fiords. Johnson recounts how their myths of strife and woe, of the frost giants and of the crafty Loki, expressed their twin ideals of resourcefulness and war. These restless bands ravaged England, Germany, and France, penetrating the continents in...
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by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
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LibriVox recording of Our Little Brazilian Cousin by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet. Read in English by KevinS A part of a series introducing young people to the lives of others from various countries. This book recounts the adventures and experiences of Affonso, a Brazilian boy. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice; Or, Solving a Wireless Mystery by Allen Chapman. Read in English by Tom Hirsch Radio is an ideal boy’s hobby, but it is not limited to youth. Nevertheless it offers a wonderful scope for the unquenchable enthusiasm that always accompanies the application of youthful endeavor, and it is a fact that the majority of the wonderful inventions and improvements that have been made in radio have been produced by young men. To be appended and/or...
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by Renato Baserga; Walter E. Kisieleski
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LibriVox recording of Radioisotopes and Life Processes by Renato Baserga; Walter E. Kisieleski. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This is a book in the "Understanding the Atom Series".from the Division of Technical Information, U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. The authors explore general cell theory, radioisotopes as "biologic detectives," the basics of DNA and RNA in cell structure, protein synthesis and the role of radioisotopes in research. - Summary by Larry Wilson...
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by Ford Madox Ford
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LibriVox recording of The Queen Who Flew: A Fairy Tale by Ford Madox Ford. Read in English by Marie Christian; heidiquist; Dawn Sutton; Peter Dann; Yoganandh In this delightful tale, the naive and sheltered Queen Eldrida learns the secret of flight from her friend the bat and sets off by air for a series of unusual adventures. In her travels she meets new friends - and foes - and discovers the joy of being of use to her fellows. (Summary by Scarbo) For further information, including links to...
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by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton
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LibriVox recording of A Little Book of St. Francis & His Brethren by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Susan Morin; John; Kristine Bekere A Little Book of St. Francis and His Brethren presents with superlative charm the great simplicities and eternal verities in the life of St Francis. The author EM Wilmot Buxton is already well known for valuable work in making vivid the lives God's heroes. The Little Book will be found delightful by both children and adults. (Adapted...
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by Charles H. Spurgeon
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LibriVox recording of Talks To Farmers by Charles H. Spurgeon. Read in English by Lauren Randall. This is a collection of nineteen sermons given by the Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon, using illustrations from rural settings. (Summary by Lauren Randall) 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 Richard Gordon Smith
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LibriVox recording of Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan by Richard Gordon Smith. Read in English by Stefan Von Blon; Lynda Marie Neilson; David McKay; realisticspeakers; melaniebjensen; Maria Melodia Queri; Josh Kibbey; Angelique G. Campbell; lcastleb1; Rob Marland; Vlad Amelchuck; Colleen McMahon Tales of Folklore are often of special interest. Anything may happen to ordinary mortals in the world painted by folklore. But it becomes even more interesting when you dive into folklore of places...
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by Lord Dunsany
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LibriVox recording of Tales of War by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Lord Dunsany brings his lucid and magical prose to the subject of the harsh realities of war by providing a series of vignettes that are at times grim and grounded but also at times eerie and fantastical. Summary by Ben Tucker. 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....
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 058 by Various. Read in English by Volunteer Readers A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. "The Elixir of Life" was written in collaboration by Marc R. Schorer and August W. Derleth . For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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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 Molière
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LibriVox recording of Amphitryon by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by a full cast. "The history of Amphitryon and Alcmene, or rather the myth of the birth of Hercules, is certainly very old, and is to be found in the literature of different nations." Under Moliere's touch, it becomes "One of the most charming and natural comedies composed in French verse.... Sprightliness and vivacity abound in this comedy...." - Summary by Translator Henri Van...
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LibriVox recording of Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs Of the Peasantry of England by Various. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. This traditional, and, for the most part, unprinted literature,—cherished in remote villages, resisting everywhere the invasion of modern namby-pamby verse and jaunty melody, and possessing, in an historical point of view, especial value as a faithful record of the feeling, usages, and modes of life of the rural population,—had been almost wholly passed...
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by George Barton
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LibriVox recording of Angels of the Battlefield by George Barton. Read in English by Larry Wilson; John; Ciufi Galeazzi; Kristine Bekere; Indu Nair; Michael Fassio; Kathleen Moore; Beau Wood; Rita Boutros; Paul Thomas; Chuck Williamson; Nemo; shelleturner; realisticspeakers "Angels of the Battlefield: A History of the Labors of the Catholic Sisterhoods in the Late Civil War" chronicles the compassionate services of these dedicated women during the bitter and bloody U.S. Civil War....
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by Frederic Lucas
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LibriVox recording of Animals of the Past by Frederic Lucas. Read in English by Jeffery Prior to the emergence of paleontology and comparative anatomy as scientific disciplines at the end of the 18th century, it was generally that there were species of animals that had disappeared completely. The term "extinction" originally applied to the extinguishing of fires or erasing of one's debt. It was not until 1784 that the term extinction was used to denote the complete eradication of a...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Antología de autores argentinos by Various. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza with a little help by Javier Gargiulo En 1880 Argentina exhibía un Estado nacional consolidado, una economía capitalista en expansión, una sociedad dinámica. Los cincuenta años subsiguientes marcaron logros aún más importantes: un crecimiento económico de los mayores del mundo, la vertiginosa diversificación de la sociedad impulsada por la inmigración y expresada en una modesta pero...
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by Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox recording of Flame and Shadow, Version 2 by Sara Teasdale. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker A collection of poetry by American poet Sara Teasdale. Her lyrical poems of love, nature's beauty, and death were much loved during the early nineteenth century. - Summary by AnnaLisa Bodtker 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 Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 recordings of The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 2, 2022. ----- Whilst Edgar Poe was editor of the Broadway Journal , some poems were published over the signature of "A. M. Ide". In order, doubtless, to give a show of variety, Poe was then publishing some of his known works in his journal over noms de...
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by Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments
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LibriVox recording of Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments by Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. Read in English by volunteer readers. Researchers in the United States have performed thousands of human radiation experiments to determine the effects of atomic radiation and radioactive contamination on the human body. Most of these tests were performed, funded, or supervised by the United States military, Atomic Energy Commission, or various other...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of The Flying U's Last Stand by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Lee Smalley Settlers are lured to Montana by a land boom syndicate in a scheme that encroaches on the Flying U Ranch. Members of the Flying U attempt to thwart the land-grab, as its very existence is threatened. So begins a dramatically engrossing novel involving an array of fascinating characters, some innocent, others decidedly not. A spunky child goes missing, a prairie fire is set, and a romance begins. B. M....
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by Mary C. Hungerford
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LibriVox recording of The Friendly Five by Mary C. Hungerford. Read in English by Annike Lindhout ; Naomi Madeleine; Diana Schmidt; Elisabeth Holland; Kathryn Phipps; ChadH94; dng04; nisaacs; Millie Glassbury; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Bhavya; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Lynne T; Silvi Roth; Sage Tyrtle; MaryWindishar; Farrah "There were neither examinations nor graduation exercises at the Coventry Institute. The only ceremony peculiar to the last day of school, except the farewells, was a...
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by Frederick Jackson Turner
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LibriVox recording of The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner. Read in English by Josh Kirsh; Colleen McMahon Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed that American democracy was profoundly shaped by the existence of an undeveloped frontier area from the founding through the 1880s. He originally put forth his idea in the essay "The Significance of the Frontier in American...
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by Ben Jonson
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LibriVox recording of Every Man Out of His Humour by Ben Jonson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Every Man Out of His Humour followed Jonson's play Every Man In His Humour. "This play as a fabric of plot is a very slight affair; but as a satirical picture of the manners of the time, proceeding by means of vivid caricature, couched in witty and brilliant dialogue and sustained by that righteous indignation which must lie at the heart of all true satire — as a realisation, in...
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by Tudor Jenks
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Famous Sieges by Tudor Jenks. Read in English by Daniel Sagner; Tommy Hersant; Kristine Bekere; Liam Young; Steven Seitel; Dan Ficklin; Elsie Selwyn; Colleen McMahon; AlosLovecraft; jenno; Jon Scott Jones History is dominated by war, battles, and sieges. Our history books are full of these. But history books usually don't explain sieges in such an accessible and at times entertaining way as Tudor Jenks manages in this 1909 volume. The text and explanations are...
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by Orpheus Everts
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LibriVox recording of Facts and Fancies by Orpheus Everts. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson A group of poems about life centered around a southbound train ride to Cincinnati. ( Lynda Marie Neilson) 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 (74MB)
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by Elizabeth O'Neill
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LibriVox recording of England In The Middle Ages by Elizabeth O'Neill. Read in English by KevinS A short study examining the historical framework of England from the period of the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century. The period from the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century may be conveniently and aptly labelled "Mediæval". Rich and varied as were the phases of its life, it has a certain homogeneity which marks it clearly off from the days before the...
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by Moliere
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LibriVox recording of George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband by Moliere. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by ToddHW; alanmapstone; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; TJ Burns; Bhavya; MajorToast; Stefan Von Blon "The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favorite gardens of Versailles. Moliere's comedy, George Dandin, formed the chief entertainment." The plot: A wife comes home rather...
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by William Edgar Brown
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LibriVox recording of Echoes of the Forest by William Edgar Brown. Read in English by volunteer readers. Twenty-six stories of first nations' origin rendered in English in verse. The author's dedication claims the stories "help us to understand that the white man and red man are brothers." His Ojibway name was Nwah-ke-nah-go-zid. The content and tone of the poems are distinctly indigenous. An extensive bibliography provides the sources for the stories. (Summary by Czandra) For further...
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by George Ethelbert Walsh
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LibriVox recording of Buster the Big Brown Bear by George Ethelbert Walsh. Read in English by Foon. In the seventh volume of the Twilight Animal series, we meet Buster the Bear, a cub who lives in a cave the woods with his mother. After an encounter with an unfriendly forest animal, he gets lost and captured, and has some marvellous adventures with humans. Will he make it back to the forest, or will he end up somewhere else? ( Foon) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by E. T. A. Hoffmann
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LibriVox recording of Casse-noisette et le roi des souris by E. T. A. Hoffmann. (Translated by Émile Gigault de la Bédollière.) Read in French by AidaAida. La veille de Noël Marie reçoit un casse-noisette. À minuit, son cadeau s'anime et l'amène dans un monde peuplé de poupée, de friandise et de parfum de rose. Les petits soldats de bois de son frère Fritz et les jouets qui se trouvent dans l'armoire vitrée du salon familial s'animent aussi. Au même moment, des souris et leur roi à...
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by Herbert Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts Along the Susquehanna by St. George Henry Rathborne. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The boys of the Silver Fox Patrol, after successfully braving a terrific flood, become entangled in a mystery that carries them through many exciting adventures. Herbert Carter is one of many pseudonyms used by St George Rathborne. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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by Jean Toomer
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LibriVox recording of Cane by Jean Toomer. Read in English by Jim Locke. Reading this book, I had a vision of a land, heretofore sunk in the mists of muteness, suddenly rising up into the eminence of song. Innumerable books have been written about the South; some good books have been written in the South. This book is the South. . . . . Part One is the primitive and evanescent world of Georgia. Part Two is the threshing and suffering brown world of Washington. . . . Part Three is Georgia again...
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by Thomas Mann
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LibriVox recording of Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann. (Translated by Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter.) Read in English by Bruce Pirie When Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature (1929), the citation made special mention of his first novel, “Buddenbrooks,” published in 1901, describing it as “the first great novel of the 20th century.” Events in the novel center on the Buddenbrook family, bourgeois owners of a wholesale grain enterprise in the northern German city of Lübeck. (The...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 027 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Nan Dodge; Wayne Cooke; MajorToast; Nemo; Colleen McMahon; StudioMike; Ruth P.; Josh Kibbey Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 027: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 030 by Various. Read in English by ChadH94; AnaP; BettyB; Tom Hirsch Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 030: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members . For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by Charles Kingsley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of A Christmas Carol by Charles Kingsley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 22, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; Newgatenovelist; dfrakk; Jim Gallagher; Garth Burton; LightBrownPillow and Phil Schempf. Charles Kingsley was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism,...
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by E. Pauline Johnson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Christmastide by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 15, 2019. Read in English by Austin Heath; Bruce Kachuk; Ben N; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Chloe Mayer; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf and rumpledpoetry. Emily Pauline Johnson (also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life') commonly...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Nan Dodge This is the 11th in the original series of books about the Bobbseys -- two sets of twins in one family, solving mysteries and having adventures. Bert and Nan are 12, Flossie and Freddie are six. There is a father who works, a mother who stays home, a cook, a handyman, and an assortment of animals. - Summary by Nan Dodge For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Le Avventure d'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie by Lewis Carroll. (Translated by Teodorico Pietrocòla-Rossetti.) Read in Italian by Monika M. C.; Renzo Clerico; Nicoross; mrnmrz72; Fabiola; Pier; Mayah; Angelica87 Traduzione italiana del celebre romanzo fantastico di Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (meglio noto sotto lo pseudonimo di Lewis Carroll) fatta dal suo amico Teodorico Pietrocola. La traduzione di Pietrocola in un italiano ottocentesco garbato e ironico ci restituisce...
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LibriVox recording of Baled Hay: A Drier Book than Walt Whitman's ''Leaves o' Grass'' by Bill Nye. Read in English by Scotty Smith There can really be no excuse for this last book of trite and beautiful sayings. I do not attempt, in any way, to palliate this great wrong. I would not do so even if I had an idea what palliate meant. . . . I have taken great care to thoroughly eradicate anything that would have the appearance of poetry in this work, and there is not a thought or suggestion...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Billy Bunny and His Friends by David Cory. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson The story of Billy Bunny and his friends and their adventures together. (Summary by mparker) 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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