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Jun 19, 2022 Elizabeth Semple; Elizabeth Sandham
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LibriVox recording of A Cup of Sweets, that Can Never Cloy: Or, Delightful Tales for Good Children by Elizabeth Semple & Elizabeth Sandham. Read in English by volunteer readers. Twenty-two moral stories for children. A collection of short stories about good little boys & girls and the rewards that come from good behavior, and naughty children who suffer the consequences of their actions. "Arabella fancied there could be no pleasure in the world equal to that of listening to...
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Jun 19, 2022 Eric Mackay
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Thunderstorm At Night By Eric Mackay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 13, 2022.  Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Fong; jbvo; yourbookvoice; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; Mark Dykshoorn; Cavaet; Paula Messina; Patrick Randall and sswise.  George Eric Mackay was an English minor poet, now remembered as the sponging half-brother of Marie Corelli, the best-selling novelist. As a poet he is...
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Jun 18, 2022 Burt L. Standish
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LibriVox recording of Owen Clancy's Run Of Luck by Burt L. Standish. Read in English by Howard Skyman Owen Clancy befriends a lad he saves from peril. He and his friend foil a nefarious plot. - Summary by Howard Skyman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
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Jun 18, 2022 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The Hostess House at Camp Liberty having burnt down, the chums find themselves forced to take a much-needed, although not entirely welcome, vacation and had decided to spend it at a romantic spot near the ocean called Bluff Point. The cottage on the bluff had been loaned to the girls by Grace's patriotic Aunt Mary, who declared that she owed something to the chums for having worked...
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Jun 18, 2022 Silas Weir Mitchell
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LibriVox recording of Little Stories by Silas Weir Mitchell. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Physician and author S. Weir Mitchell brings us a short collection of stories of the human condition. Through diverse settings as the mystical Arabian desert to a lonely park bench, from a jocular sea port to a dusty library packed with archaic tomes written in foreign tongues, S. Weir Mitchell shows us what it means to live as others live. Through hauntings both literal and metaphorical, through...
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Jun 18, 2022 Edmund Dorer
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LibriVox recording of Sonette by Edmund Dorer. Read in German by lorda. 14 Sonette über Natur, Weltgedanken und Liebe. (Zusammenfassung von lorda) 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 (8MB)
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Jun 18, 2022 Mary Mapes Dodge
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LibriVox recording of The Irvington Stories by Mary Mapes Dodge. Read in English by Krista Zaleski; Gini Rosario; Adrian Stephens; Skylane; April6090; szalzberg; stark2718. A collection of 8 short stories for children, written by Mary Mapes Dodge, author of "Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates". This was her first book, and the stories were written to entertain her children. A Christmas story, tales of the Civil War, and an Indian tale are among the offerings. (Summary by Krista...
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Jun 18, 2022 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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Jun 18, 2022 H. P. Lovecraft
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LibriVox recording of The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert The worshipers of this ancient tentacled horror are still with us, waiting for this terrible being to awake and take vengeance again on an earth filled with nonbelievers. Lovecraft delves into this eons old cult in the greatest detail of any of his stories about Cthulhu and gives us hints about how it is worshiped and the abominable rituals involved. Creepy. Very...
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Jun 17, 2022 William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Second Part of King Henry IV (version 2) by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Hamlet; Tomas Peter; Craig Franklin; Jenn Broda; Kelly S. Taylor. This sequel and third entry of the Henriad immediately follows the events of Henry IV, Part 1 and the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury, which saw the Percys’ rebellion against the King quashed and its leader, Hotspur, killed in combat with the Prince of Wales. Upon hearing of Hotspur’s death, his father, the Earl...
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Jun 17, 2022
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Jun 17, 2022
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Jun 17, 2022 Saint Cyprian of Carthage
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LibriVox recording of Epistles of Cyprian by Saint Cyprian of Carthage. (Translated by Robert Ernest Wallis.) Read in English by David Ronald. Little is known of the early history of Thascius Cyprian (born probably about 200 A.D.) until the period of his intimacy with the Carthaginian presbyter Cæcilius, which led to his conversion A.D. 246. That he was born of respectable parentage, and highly educated for the profession of a rhetorician, is all that can be said with any degree of certainty....
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Jun 16, 2022 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Well-known and well-regarded author Jack London, known for adventurous stories of the outdoors such as Call of the Wild and White Fang shows us a broader scope of interest in his short stories which here run the gamut from darkly comic tales of murder most foul to light and frothy tales of newspapermen (and women) and from crackling sci-fi to stories of sinister shadowy organizations and...
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Jun 16, 2022 Hector Macpherson
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Modern Astronomy by Hector Macpherson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers From the series, The Library of Romance, the reader is introduced in this book to the modern astronomy of 1911. The author discusses our solar system, including the planets known at that time, comets, the stars, the origins of the universe, and a few famous astronomers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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Jun 16, 2022 Longus
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LibriVox recording of The pastoral loves of Daphnis and Chloe by Longus. (Translated by George Moore.) Read in English by Anamika; Rapunzelina; Bonita Dominguez Daphnis and Chloe is an Ancient Greek prose work, probably written during the second century EC, by Longus. It tells the story of two young people, Daphnis and Chloe, both abandoned at birth along with some identifying tokens. A goatherd named Lamon raises the boy Daphnis as his son, and a shepherd called Dryas finds Chloe, and also...
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Jun 16, 2022 Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of On Adulterous Marriages by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by InTheDesert. One named Pollentius having written to him upon the question of separation in case of adultery, engaged him to write the books "On Adulterous Marriages". Pollentius maintained that the wife who separated from her husband, upon account of adultery on his side, might marry again; and what St. Paul says to the contrary he interpreted of her who marries again for any other reason....
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Jun 16, 2022 Jane Eayre Fryer
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LibriVox recording of The Mary Frances Sewing Book by Jane Eayre Fryer. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This enchanting book was first published in 1913 “for all girls who love to make pretty things”. Meet Tommy Pin Cushion, Mr. Silver Thimble, Ma Chine, and many other delightful characters, along with the mysterious Needle-of-Don’t-Have-to-Try and the magic fairy lady, who truly serve to show that the best way to learn is through fun! Mary Frances, through the witty, jolly help...
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Jun 16, 2022 Pierre Beaumarchais
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LibriVox recording of The Barber of Seville by Pierre Beaumarchais. (Translated by William Raymond Taylor.) Count Almaviva's heart is stolen when he lays eyes on Rosine, but he worries that she will only love him for his money. Can Figaro help him? This comedy is the first play in Beaumarchais' Figaro trilogy. It was written in 1773, but because of political and legal problems, Beaumarchais could not stage the play until 1775. The Barber of Seville was adapted into at least five operas, the...
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Jun 15, 2022 Seckatary Hawkins
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LibriVox recording of The Knights of the Square Table by Seckatary Hawkins. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Here is a mystery story for boys of all ages - from nine to ninety. It is a typical Seckatary Hawkins tale, told by the young scribe who takes care of all the troubles and mysteries that assail him and his young friends in their old clubhouse on the river bank. Your boy - and your girl, too, for that matter - will fairly revel in this book, and many will read it over and over...
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Jun 15, 2022 Fr. Joseph Spillman
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LibriVox recording of The Shipwreck: A Story for the Young by Fr. Joseph Spillman. Read in English by Mozartjr. Willy Brown and his friend, Joseph, an orphan, are taken aboard the ship "St. George," but their wicked uncle plans a shipwreck onto a cannibal island. (Summary by Mozartjr) 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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Jun 14, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883 by Various. Read in English by LibriVoxVolunteers The Scientific American claims to be the oldest continuously published periodical in the United States, have launched its first publication in 1845. It has been a mainstay of popular science with in depth articles across a broad spectrum of scientific fields. In this supplement are short articles ranging through such topics as Insanity from Alcohol, Discovery of...
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Jun 14, 2022 Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Shri Dnyaneshwar - A Sketch Of His Life And Teachings by Anonymous. Read in English by czandra; An overview of the life of Shri Dnyaneshwar and his devoted family. Dnyaneshwar was a 13th-century Indian poet and yogin. He commentated the Bhagavad Gita in a timeless manner while in his teens, and wrote an original book of verse. He was an inspirational speaker with many followers. - Summary by Czandra For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jun 14, 2022 Walter Ben Hare
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LibriVox recording of The Hoodoo by Walter Ben Hare. Everybody is in town for the wedding of Brighton Early and Miss Amy Lee. Unfortunately that includes Brighton's former flame, his handsome friend Billy with wandering eyes, a king's ransom in family jewels, a marvelous Egyptian scarab with a supposed history of evil influence. And, of course, a clever burglar. Along with several other characters to round out the cast of this farce.... - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Brighton Early, about to be...
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Jun 14, 2022 Edward Bok
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LibriVox recording of Successward: A Young Man's Book for Young Men by Edward Bok. Read in English by volunteer readers. A short book on how to succeed in life, written by a young man, for young men. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
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Jun 14, 2022
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Jun 14, 2022 Jeannette Fraser Henshall
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LibriVox recording of Rain and Roses by Jeannette Fraser Henshall. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. One reviewer describes these poems as "dainty." Each reflect a delicacy of feeling and sentiment of home, love and nature. Jeannette Fraser Henshall is also author of an earlier volume of poetry, "Star Dust." - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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Jun 14, 2022 George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers In this sequel to "Thomas Wingfold, Curate" we follow an athiest who prides himself on being better than the Christians he knows and a weary woman trying to replace God's love with human love. But each are hiding secrets in their past. Meanwhile the unconventional curate and his friend Polwarth, the dwarf, continue ministering to anyone they can - regardless of their faith. - Summary...
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Jun 13, 2022 William Penn Cresson
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LibriVox recording of The Cossacks: Their History and Country by William Penn Cresson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. One of the earliest histories of the Cossacks to appear in English, with an emphasis on the exploits of famous Cossack leaders and Cossack struggles for political autonomy. Originally published in 1919. From the Foreword: "It is the proudest boast of the Cossacks of today -- as of their forbears of the Ukraine -- that they have never been classed as serfs nor for a...
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Jun 13, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 049 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 049: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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Jun 13, 2022 Charles Hodge
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LibriVox recording of What is Darwinism? by Charles Hodge. Read in English by InTheDesert This is a question which needs an answer. Great confusion and diversity of opinion prevail as to the real views of the man whose writings have agitated the whole world, scientific and religious. If a man says he is a Darwinian, many understand him to avow himself virtually an atheist; while another understands him as saying that he adopts some harmless form of the doctrine of evolution. This is a great...
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Jun 13, 2022 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. In this 11th book in the "Outdoor Girls" series, the girls have some very exciting experiences. An old man, Professor Dempsey, by name, who had retired to a little log cabin in the woods to recover his health, had chanced to do the girls a very great favor. Of course the girls were grateful to him and were very much interested when he told them of his two sons who were...
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Jun 13, 2022 Henry Austin Dobson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Old Sedan Chair by Austin Dobson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 29, 2022. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; czandra; yourbookvoice; Laurie Banza; Larry Wilson; nbvoices; RajVO; Winnifred Assmann Henry Austin Dobson commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet and essayist, as a poet and biographer he was distinguished. Those who study his work are struck by its maturity. It was about 1864 that he turned...
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Jun 13, 2022 C. S. Lewis
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LibriVox recording of Dymer by C. S. Lewis. Read in English by Devorah Allen This is a narrative poem written by C.S. Lewis, begun in his teen years and published when he was a tutor at Oxford. It appeared in print under the pseudonym of "Clive Hamilton," which is the author's own first name and his mother's maiden name.  The story begins in "The Perfect City," a place instantly recognizable to a modern audience as a classic dystopia. Dymer lives in this city until the age...
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Jun 13, 2022 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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Jun 12, 2022 Cyril of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of Luke, Sermons 126-140 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Robert Payne Smith.) Read in English by a LibriVox Volunteer Sermons 126 through 140 cover the Gospel According to Luke 18:35 through 22:6. (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...
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Jun 12, 2022 Allen Putnam
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LibriVox recording of Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam. Read in English by Veronica Maresh Mead and Jim Locke "It is not our purpose to write history, but to give new explanation of old events. The long and widely tolerated theory that New England witchcraft was exclusively but out-workings of mundane fraud, imposture, cunning, trickery, malice, and the like, has never adequately met the reasonable demand of common sense, which always asks that...
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Jun 12, 2022 George Iles
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LibriVox recording of Little Masterpieces of Science - The Skies and The Earth by George Iles. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers The Skies and the Earth is another in the series Little Masterpieces of Science edited by George Iles and published in 1902. It includes essays on the Sun, Astronomy, Geological Change on Earth, Rivers, the Sea and Earthquakes and Volcanoes by eminent scientists of the 19th Century. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer For further information, including links to online...
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Jun 12, 2022 Allen Chapman
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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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Jun 12, 2022 Alfred Mombert
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LibriVox recording of Tag und Nacht by Alfred Mombert. Read in German by lorda Alfred Mombert, der dem Symbolismus und Frühexpressionismus nahestehende Dichter, hatte in der Zwischenkriegszeit durch sein lyrisches Werk höchste Anerkennung gefunden. Zusammenfassung von lorda 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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Jun 12, 2022 Mona Caird
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LibriVox recording of The Wing of Azrael, Volume 1 by Mona Caird. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Mona Caird, a British writer and feminist, criticized in numerous non-fiction writings the state of marriage as it existed in her time. Her novel The Wing of Azrael reflects her criticisms. This is the first volume of three. In volume 1, Viola Sedley has attracted the admiration of both Philip Dendraith, a young nobleman, and Harry Lancaster, who, like Viola, comes from a more modest...
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Jun 12, 2022 Magdalene Horsfall
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LibriVox recording of The Fairy Latchkey by Magdalene Horsfall. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Philomene Isolde is a good little girl, but has been very lonely since the death of her mother. Playing make-believe in the garden, Philomene is surprised when she meets a little man in a green suit who invites her to Fairyland. (Summary by Annie Mars) 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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Jun 12, 2022 Hector Malot
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LibriVox recording of Le Mari de Charlotte by Hector Malot. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne En Bretagne, puis en Bourgogne et à Paris. Voici Charlotte, son cousin Georges, et Emmanuel, ami de Georges. Monsieur de la Héraudière, père de Charlotte, qui avait accepté les arrangements matrimoniaux de son épouse défunte. Loi sur l’internement. Société. Recherches scientifiques, le milieu des avocats et de la vie politique... Condition féminine, place des femmes. Amour. Hérédité....
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Jun 11, 2022 Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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LibriVox recording of Angelica by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. Read in English by Krista Zaleski Angelica's dearest wish is to better herself. Not to be a factory worker, struggling every day to survive, but to be a lady. Refined, respected, and rich. She jumps at the chance to be a companion to a lady, hoping that she can learn how the other class lives, and how to be like them. Young and naive, her dream seems within her grasp - but can she hold on to it? (Summary by Krista Zaleski) For further...
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Jun 11, 2022 Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of On The Predestination Of The Saints by Saint Augustine of Hippo. (Translated by Robert Ernest Wallis.) Read in English by David Ronald Wherein the truth of predestination and grace is defended against the semi-Pelagians — those people to wit, who by no means withdraw altogether from the Pelagian heresy, in that they contend that the beginning of salvation and of faith is of ourselves; so that in virtue, as it were, of this precedent merit, the other good gifts of God are...
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Jun 9, 2022 Gaston Leroux
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LibriVox  reading of The Dark Road: Further Adventures of Chéri-Bibi by Gaston Leroux. Read in English by afinevoice. One of a series of exciting adventure stories featuring Leroux's criminal mastermind Chéri-Bibi. When the story starts the "astonishing bandit", Chéri-Bibi, is languishing in a penal colony, somewhere in the darkest regions of the French empire. In the colony he has befriended a more noble type of prisoner, Raoul de Saint-Dalmas, known colloquially as the Nut. The...
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Jun 9, 2022 Gaspar de Carvajal
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LibriVox recording of Descubrimiento del río de las Amazonas by Gaspar de Carvajal. Read in Spanish by Epachuko. Casi cincuenta años después del descubrimiento del Nuevo Mundo, una avanzada del imperio de Carlos V viaja hacia el este desde el actual territorio ecuatoriano. Van en busqueda del mítico País de la Canela y del igualmente fantástico asentamiento de El Dorado. Los expedicionarios se enfrentarán a todo tipo de penurias y privaciones en un hábitat completamente nuevo, acechados...
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Jun 9, 2022 Frances Power Cobbe
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LibriVox recording of Life of Frances Power Cobbe as Told by Herself. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi. Frances Power Cobbe was an important Irish-Anglo writer, suffragist, anti-vivisectionist, philosopher, and reformer of the mid to late 1800's. She is most well known for her campaigns for women's rights (in particular, both the right to vote and the right to a full university education), and against wife abuse and vivisection. She was the lifelong partner of Welsh sculptor Mary Lloyd. This...
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Jun 8, 2022 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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Jun 7, 2022 H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of Maiwa's Revenge; Or, The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Derek Trial. While hunting elephants in the country of Wambe, big game Hunter Allan Quartermain gets word that an old friend, John Every, is a captive of Wambe. Quartermain plans an attack by another tribe on Wambe's village to rescue Every. Summary by Derek Trial. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Jun 6, 2022 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 10 - 08. August 1899 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol X, August 1899. It includes the following articles: Shishaldin as a Field for Exploration by Joseph Stanley-Brown Magnetic Work of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Deep-Sea Exploring Expedition of Steamer "Albatross" by Hugh M. Smith Geographical Congress at Berlin The Proposed...
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Jun 6, 2022 Voltaire
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LibriVox recording of Zadig or The Book of Fate by Voltaire. Read in English by Librivox volunteers "there is no Evil under the Sun, but some Good proceeds from it:" -- this quote from this novel sums it up. One of Voltaire's most celebrated works, Zagig follows the plight of a young man, Zadig, as he embarks on matrimony. This tale is somewhat philosophical, suggesting that no matter how we act, we are confronted by bigotry, injustice and betrayal. Although set in Babylon, there is...
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Jun 6, 2022 Herbert Mayo
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LibriVox recording of Popular Superstitions, and the Truths Contained Therein by Herbert Mayo. Read in English by Sonia; Marta A; Jim Locke; Greg Giordano; Jean Coleman; Owlivia. "In the following Letters I have endeavoured to exhibit in their true light the singular natural phenomena of which old superstition and modern charlatanism in turn availed themselves—to indicate their laws, and to develop their theory." (from the Preface of the book) In 14 letters, British physiologist...
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Jun 6, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Early Church Collection Volume 3 by Various. Read in English by InTheDesert; This collection begins with Augustine's exposition of the Apostles' Creed, a confession of faith (particularly addressing the Trinity) attributed to Gregory Thaumaturgus and a series of statements on christology. Then come two works attributed to Hippolytus and a treatise addressed to Tatian arguing, without using Scripture, for the existence of the soul. Dionysius of Alexandria comments on...
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Jun 5, 2022 Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Contrasts by Madison Julius Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 29, 2022. Read in English by Algy Pug; Adrian Stephens; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Fong; Craig Franklin; Newgatenovelist; Glenn O'Brien; hvolunteer; Ian King; Jaelee; yourbookvoice; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Laurie Banza; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; Paula Messina; Patrick Randall; RajVO and Winnifred Assmann. Madison Julius Cawein was a poet from Louisville, Kentucky....
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Jun 5, 2022 Alice A. Ball
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LibriVox recording of The Chemical Constituents of the Active Principle of the Ava Root by Alice A. Ball. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer he Chemical Constituents of Piper Methysticum or The Chemical Constituents of the Active Principle of The Ava Root is the text of a Master’s Degree thesis presented in June 1915 by Alice A. Ball.   Ms. Ball was the first woman and African American to receive a Master’s Degree from the University of Hawaii.  Her thesis includes some history of the...
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Jun 5, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 102 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Here we present the 102nd Short Story Collection, comprised of stories selected by Librivox readers. Algernon Blackwood, Saki and Anton Chekhov and others are represented, so sit back and enjoy! 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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Jun 5, 2022 Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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LibriVox recording of The Brook - Break, Break, Break - Sweet and Low - and The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk This is Tennyson at his best. This is Tennyson, the master poet at his most descriptive, his most insightful, his most enlightening. This set of four poems has been carefully selected to depict life and life journeys - journeys that encompass timelessness and tragedy, fragility and hope - in ways that illuminate the constant cloud of wonder surrounding...
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Jun 5, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 13 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. We are back with the 13th Librivox Short Mystery and Suspense Collection! Curl up with Conan Doyle, Saki, Poe and others. All stories were selected by Librivox readers. 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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Jun 4, 2022 Madeleine Lucette Ryley
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LibriVox recording of Mice and Men by Madeleine Lucette Ryley. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. No, not the famous “Of Mice and Men” you’re thinking of. Instead, we have a sweet romantic comedy that tells the story of a bachelor, Mr. Embury, who decides to conduct an experiment to see if he can create the perfect wife for himself. To do so, he chooses an orphaned girl named Peggy to become his ward and ultimately his wife. Peggy, however, thinks that Mr. Embury has plans for her to...
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Jun 4, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Ideal Poems from the English Poets by Various. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. A collection of twelve poems from English Poets that are known to be the best of their poems. - Summary by Mozartjr For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
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Jun 4, 2022 Hugh Tempest Sheringham
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LibriVox recording of An Angler's Hours by Hugh Tempest Sheringham. Read in English by Adrian Praetzellis. One of the classic British books about angling. The author’s love was fly fishing—“…while there are trout, life is worth living…” but he was no snob. An Angler’s Hours includes several chapters about coarse fishing (grayling, dace, chub, etc.) as well as a surprising account of the Japanese tenkara method as used in England. Sheringham's style is similar to that of the...
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Jun 3, 2022 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of Typhoon and Other Stories by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann An impossibly imperturbable old sea captain, with two hundred Chinese labourers aboard his steamship, faces a terrifying typhoon for the first time in his life. When emigré Austrian peasant Yanko is washed up on an English beach, he encounters widespread hostility from the local people on account of his foreign ways, and only in time earns a meagre measure of grudging respect. Captain Falk —...
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Jun 3, 2022 Harry Houdini
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LibriVox recording of Weird Tales Presents: The Strange World of Harry Houdini by Harry Houdini. Read in English by Ben Tucker In 1924, the odd and wonderful Weird Tales Magazine published a series of stories written (or ghost-written in at least one instance) by noted illusionist and skeptic Harry Houdini. In addition to these supposed exploits by the famous escape artist, the magazine hosted a series of "Ask Houdini" sections soliciting readers to ask questions of the great Houdini...
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Jun 3, 2022 Athanasius of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of On the Incarnation by Athanasius of Alexandria. (Translated by Archibald Robertson.) Read in English by InTheDesert This treatise and that which in the editions of Athanasius immediately precedes it, the contra Gentes, were often counted as two parts of a single work. The two books belong to the earlier years of Athanasius: the Arian controversy which broke out about 319 (probably in his twenty-first or twenty-second year) has left no trace upon them. The Contra Gentes...
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Jun 3, 2022 Helen Keller; John Albert Macy; Anne Sullivan
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LibriVox recording of The Story of My Life, Part 3 (Supplemental - Helen's Education) by Helen Keller; John Albert Macy; Anne Sullivan. Read in English by Wayne Cooke; Michele Fry; Victoria Neely Secondary Title - A supplementary Account of Helen Keller's Education, including passages from the Reports and Letters of her Teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan . In fact, over half of the book is Anne Sullivan's written reports for the Perkins Institute on her unique (homeschooling on steroids!)...
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Jun 3, 2022 James Sheridan Knowles
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LibriVox recording of The Love Chase by James Sheridan Knowles. Read in English by volunteer readers. In this romantic comedy from 1837, three sets of mismatched lovers bicker, woo, spar, and scheme on their way to matrimonial bliss. James Sheridan Knowles, a cousin of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, seems to take a great deal of inspiration from Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” The humor of the piece derives from witty banter and miscommunication as the couples engage in their...
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Jun 3, 2022 Margaret O. Oliphant
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LibriVox recording of Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 3 by Margaret O. Oliphant. Read in English by Anne Erickson This volume completes the story of Hester and her struggle to find her way in the family she belongs to by birth but not by upbringing. The bank that her father once worked for is again threatened, and Hester's response to her suitors is decided. - Summary by Anne Erickson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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Jun 3, 2022
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Jun 3, 2022 Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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LibriVox recording of Blotted Out by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. Read in English by Howard Skyman The story about a young man who immigrates to the US and is contacted by a mysterious woman. - Summary by Howard Skyman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to 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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Jun 3, 2022 Anthony Hope
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LibriVox recording of El prisionero de Zenda by Anthony Hope. Read in Spanish by Tux Rudolf Rassendyll, un gentleman inglés descendiente de una rama bastarda de la casa real de Ruritania, pasa sus vacaciones en este país, con motivo de la coronación de Rodolfo V. Por su extraordinario parecido con su primo el rey, se ve obligado a sustituirlo, envuelto en una intriga que atenta contra su vida, y tendrá que defenderlo con las armas y una buena dosis de ingenio. Para preservar al rey y la...
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Jun 2, 2022 Richmal Crompton
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LibriVox recording of William -- The Fourth by Richmal Crompton. Read in English by David Wales The world’s most confident, most chaos-creating eleven year old boy is at it again in these fourteen glorious and funny 1924 short stories. - 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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