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LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading.



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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 15 by Various. Read in English by roselbex; Rita Boutros; Larry Wilson; Julie Johnson; yourbookvoice; TR Love; czandra; Ariphron; Availle; docdlmartin; arbycoors; Natalie Contino The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from...
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Jun 30, 2022 Carey Rockwell
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LibriVox recording of The Space Pioneers by Carey Rockwell. Read in English by ToddHW; James R. Hedrick; David K. Ewen, M.Ed.; Vinny Lerin; Vinny Lerin; ahinsa; Vinny Lerin; Vinny Lerin; Vinny Lerin; Winnifred Assmann; MotleyMoose; Winnifred Assmann; Winnifred Assmann; David K. Ewen, M.Ed.; Kassandra; James R. Hedrick; David K. Ewen, M.Ed.; Winnifred Assmann; James R. Hedrick; James R. Hedrick; James R. Hedrick The fourth book in Grosset & Dunlap's Tom Corbett, Space Cadet series. Tom,...
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LibriVox recording of Ads and Sales: A Study of Advertising and Selling from the Standpoint of the New Principles of Scientific Management by Herbert Newton Casson. Read in English by volunteer readers. This book is a treatise on advertising as it was in the United States in 1911. "This book is the first attempt, as far as I know, to apply the principles of Scientific Management to the problems of Sales and Advertising. "When we remember that the total advertising in the United States...
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Jun 29, 2022 Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of Expositions on the Book of Psalms (Vol. 4 - Psalms 76-101) by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. These sermons on the Psalms of the Holy Prophet and King David are as poetic as the Psalms themselves. They are well-suited for inspirational and devotional listening. - 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...
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Jun 29, 2022 Walter Terence Stace
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LibriVox recording of A Critical History of Greek Philosophy by Walter Terence Stace. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This book contains the substance, and for the most part the words, of a course of public lectures delivered during the first three months of 1919. The original division into lectures has been dropped, the matter being more conveniently redivided into chapters. - Summary by Walter Terence Stace For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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Jun 29, 2022 W. H. Fawcett
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LibriVox recording of Captain Billy's Whiz Bang, Vol. 2. No. 16, January, 1921 by W. H. Fawcett. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers "Captain Billy's Whiz Bang" was an iconic magazine of American wit and humor launched by W.H. Fawcett in 1919. Each 64-page issue is packed with jokes, quips, and humorous bits of writing. Each year it grew in popularity, and Fawcett’s success lead to the formation of the well-known Fawcett Publications, which issued "Whiz Comics" and...
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Jun 29, 2022 Gorch Fock
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LibriVox recording of Seefahrt ist not! by Gorch Fock. Read in German by Claus Misfeldt Gorch Fock (Geburtsname Johann Kinau) gibt in seinem Roman Einblicke in Leben und Arbeit der Menschen seines Geburtsortes, der Elbinsel Finkenwerder bei Hamburg. Es ist die Zeit um das Jahr 1887 zu Beginn der Hochindustrialisierung im deutschen Kaiserreich, die der Erzähler rückblickend beschreibt. Der Titel "Seefahrt ist not!" ist in dem Sinne doppeldeutig, als er einerseits in der...
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Jun 29, 2022 Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by James R. Hedrick;; Winnifred Assmann; Eric Bowser; yourbookvoice;  mleigh; gnels17; Joann Seah;  TR Love;  MIss Kitty Cat lives on a farm with the human family that she has adopted. Little Johnny Green is her favorite even though sometimes he plays trickson Miss Kitty. The many other animals, from the dog to the little mice all have adventures with with her but she always finds time to do what a cat...
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Jun 29, 2022 Stanisław Przybyszewski
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LibriVox recording of Der Schrei by Stanisław Przybyszewski. Read in German by Friedrich Der Roman ist eine Erinnerung an die Berliner Bohème-Zeit des Autors. Przybyszewsk erhielt die Anregung zu diesem Werk, als ihm der befreundete norwegische Maler Edvard Munch sein bekanntes Bild "Der Schrei" schenkte, welches wiederum angeregt durch eine Erzählung ("Totenmesse") des Dichters entstanden war. In der für den Autor typischen rustikalen Sprache, die nie ins Obszöne...
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Jun 28, 2022 Pierre Du Moulin
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LibriVox recording of Theophilus or Love Divine by Pierre Du Moulin. (Translated by Richard Goring.) Read in English by InTheDesert A treatise containing five degrees, five marks, five aids, of the love of God. - Summary from title page For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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Jun 28, 2022 George J. Holyoake
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LibriVox recording of English Secularism by George J. Holyoake. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. What is Secularism? "Secularism espouses the cause of the world versus theology; of the secular and temporal versus the sacred and ecclesiastical. Secularism claims that religion ought never to be anything but a private affair; it denies the right of any kind of church to be associated with the public life of a nation, and proposes to supersede the official influence which religious...
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Jun 28, 2022 J. S. Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of Exterior to the Evidence by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer "Exterior to the Evidence" is a mystery novel by J. S. Fletcher originally published in The Black Mask, a magazine of mystery and detective stories, in April 1922. A death on the moors, a missing will and a number of possible suspects will keep the listener guessing right through the final chapters. (Summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text,...
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Jun 28, 2022 Hans Hoffmann
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LibriVox recording of Ostseemärchen by Hans Hoffmann. Read in German by Librivox Volunteers Ostsee, Märchen, Sagen und Lebensweisheit. Bei der vielen Abwechslung, die Hoffmann sich selbst und uns allen gönnte, ist dieses Buch eines der - meiner Meinung nach - typischsten seiner Bücher. Jede Geschichte bietet genug Stoff zum sinnieren, ist dabei sprachlich angenehm. Aber er scheute auch nicht vor unangenehmen Inhalten und Aussagen zurück. In diesem Buch kommen die magischen Wesen auf jeden...
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Jun 28, 2022 Victor Appleton
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LibriVox recording of Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat by Victor Appleton. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Tom Swift's father, a world-famous scientist, has been robbed of one of his greatest inventions, and it's up to Tom to bring the criminals to justice without getting himself killed in the process. Unfortunately, Tom himself quickly becomes a target of the rogues' anger when he unknowingly buys a boat in which they had hidden a stolen diamond. Tom must use every bit of his wit to keep...
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Jun 28, 2022 Louis Albert Banks
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LibriVox recording of The Great Sinners of the Bible by Louis Albert Banks. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is a collection of sermons which were preached in the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Cleveland, Ohio, during the autumn and winter or 1898 and 1899. They were all delivered during evening services, and therefore, as the author explains, were intended as messages to sinners, not to Christians. - Summary by Devorah Allen For further information, including links to online...
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Jun 28, 2022 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of Un crime étrange by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne. Rencontre Watson et Holmes, installation, et première enquête à Londres, et aussi détour aux U.S.A. en Utah… à Salt Lake City, chez les Mormons. Amour, vengeance… et crimes… Roman original dans sa construction. - Résumé par Christiane Jehanne For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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Jun 27, 2022 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann. "Here speaks the man of masts and sails, to whom the sea is not a navigable element, but an intimate companion. The length of passages, the growing sense of solitude, the close dependence upon the very forces that, friendly to-day, without changing their nature, by the mere putting forth of their might, become dangerous to-morrow, make for that sense of fellowship which modern seamen, good men as...
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Jun 27, 2022 Meriel Buchanan
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LibriVox recording of Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918 by Meriel Buchanan. Read in English by volunteer readers. The author of this work was the daughter of the British ambassador to Russia. She was in St. Petersburg (renamed Petrograd in 1914) from before World War I to after the Bolshevik Revolution, leaving in January 1918. Rather than a dry retelling of the history of this period, the author gives a more personal view of the events, as she lived through them. - Summary by TriciaG...
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Jun 27, 2022 Harriette Brower
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LibriVox recording of The World's Great Men of Music: Story-Lives of Master Musicians by Harriette Brower. Read in English by Paul Harvey; Jim Locke; jenno; Louis Hehman; Greg Giordano; Chris Fong. These stories are gathered from many sources including biographies, letters, journals and musical history. The life story of 25 of the most celebrated musicians is presented. The author has aimed to make the story-sketches interesting to young people in hopes that they may prove valuable to musical...
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Jun 26, 2022 Casimir Stryienski
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LibriVox recording of The Eighteenth Century (National History of France) by Casimir Stryienski. (Translated by Henry Neville Dickinson.) Read in English by Pamela Nagami This panoramic history of the last days of Bourbon France opens with the death of Louis XIV in 1715 and the minority of the ill-educated, Louis XV. The financial genius, John Law, precipitates a market bubble, with speculators frantic to buy and sell shares. The King, indolent and sensual, is content to leave the government to...
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Jun 26, 2022 United States Army
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LibriVox recording of Project Horizon: Establishment of a Lunar Outpost by United States Army. Read in English by KevinS The US national policy on space includes the objective of developing and exploiting this Nation's space capability as necessary to achieve national political, scientific, and security objectives. The establishment of a manned outpost in the lunar environment will demonstrate United States leadership in space. It will also provide a basis for further explorations and...
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Jun 26, 2022 Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox recording of The Solitary by Sara Teasdale. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of The Solitary by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 19, 2022. ------ Sara Teasdale was American Pulitzer Prize-winning lyric poet. This poem was published during the lonely final period of her life, when her husband was traveling extensively for business. Perhaps it was as much a pep talk to herself as it was a declaration. - Summary by...
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Jun 26, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Black Cat Vol. 02 No. 11 August 1897 by Various. Read in English by Julie Burks; Greg Giordano; Alan Mapstone; yourbookvoice; ToddHW The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine. The eleventh issue of volume 2 comprises the following five short stories: "Her Bare...
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Jun 24, 2022 John Rivers
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LibriVox recording of Figaro: The Life of Beaumarchais by John Rivers. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Beaumarchais – Watchmaker, music teacher, politician, opportunist, publisher, secret agent for Louis XVI, yet fomenter of revolution in both France and America – and yet again imprisoned for being an enemy of the Revolution. . . Friend of Voltaire, libertarian, arms dealer, and dramatist whose famous Figaro trio of satirical plays reflects the dissolution of Medieval society and...
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Jun 24, 2022 Harold Vinal
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LibriVox recording of White April by Harold Vinal. Read in English by Laurie Banza In five section parts, Golden Windows, Sonnets for Weeping, Of Mariners, White Glamour, and Overtones, Harold Vinal writes about deep feelings regarding people, places, and the beauty of nature, with often raw heartfelt emotion. - Summary by Laurie Banza For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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Jun 24, 2022 H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of A Dozen Short Stories from H. G. Wells Read in English by Krista Zaleski Twelve of H. G. Wells' early short stories (1894-1925) originally printed in various magazines and papers. His earlier works delve into the human condition, looked at through a humorous lens. Love, romance, infidelity, parenthood and more are the subjects of the various stories, often told with a wry twist of humor. (Summary by Krista Zaleski) For further information, including links to online text,...
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Jun 24, 2022 Franz Kafka
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Der Prozess von Franz Kafka. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Availle. Aus heiterem Himmel sieht sich der Prokurist Josef K. eines Verbrechens angeklagt. Die Art der Anklage wird ihm nicht mitgeteilt, auch nähere Einzelheiten über das Gericht erfährt er nicht, außer, dass es auf den Dachböden heruntergekommener Vorstadthäuser tagt. Dennoch wird von ihm erwartet, dass er seinen Prozess ordentlich führt. Bekannte, die von seinem Prozess erfahren, bieten ihre Hilfe an, dennoch...
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Jun 23, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 086 by Various. Read in English by BarryHaworth; Robert Griffin; Dan Gurzynski; Dale Grothmann; Krista Zaleski; Kevin Crody; Yoganandh; Paul Hampton; Ron Altman; Chris Fong; Ben Tucker Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and...
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Jun 23, 2022 Mark Twain
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Im Gold- und Silberland von Mark Twain. Auf Deutsch gelesen von Katharina21 In dieser Reiseerzählung schildert Mark Twain seine Erfahrungen in Carson City und Nevada. Zusammenfassung von Katharina21 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 22, 2022 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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Jun 22, 2022 Cornelia Meigs
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LibriVox recording of The Island of Appledore by Cornelia Meigs. Read in English by Roger Melin. Any one who knows the coast of New England will know also the Island of Appledore and just where it lies. Such a person can tell you that it is not exactly the place described in this book, that it is small and bare and rocky with no woods, no meadows, no church, or mill, or mill-creek road. Perhaps all that the story tells of it that is true is that there the rocks give forth their strange deep...
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Jun 22, 2022 Jonathan Edwards; John Styles
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LibriVox recording of The Life of David Brainerd by Jonathan Edwards; John Styles. Read in English by KHand A biography about David Brainerd, one of the first missionaries to the Native Americans, using excerpts from his diary and journals. This work is an abridged version of the work by Jonathan Edwards, of the same name. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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Jun 21, 2022 L. T. Meade
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LibriVox recording of A World of Girls: The Story of a School by L. T. Meade. Read in English by Celine Major If you are a fan of Girl's School tales this one will definitely not disappoint. Filled with fantastic adventures of midnight feasts, gypsy sightings and naughty pranks, this charming story centers on two very opposite characters. Hester Thornton, very proud, mourning the recent loss of her mother and the separation of her beloved little sister is determined to hate the school to which...
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Jun 21, 2022 Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Serbian Fairy Tales by Unknown. (Translated by Elodie Lawton Mijatović.) Read in English by Librivox volunteers Collection of traditional Serbian fairy tales as translated by Elodie Mijatovich, a British author living in Belgrade. Although different, parallels can be drawn with more well-known fairy stories. - Summary by LynneT 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 21, 2022 Alice Duer Miller
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LibriVox recording of The Priceless Pearl by Alice Duer Miller. Read in English by Nancy Halper; Pearl Leavitt is habitually fired from her New York City office jobs for being "too beautiful" and thereby causing all the men to fall in love with her. Fed up, she decides to take a job in the Hamptons as a governess for three over-indulged children. - Summary by Nancy Halper For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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Jun 20, 2022 H. P. Lovecraft
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LibriVox recording of The Colour Out of Space by H. P. Lovecraft. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” This creepy horror story is one of the best written by Lovecraft in my opinion. What unknown being is lurking out there? What entity arrived in that meteor? Never described exactly, yet he manages to let your own imagination smell and taste it in this story....
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Jun 20, 2022 Hugh Lofting
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Dolittle's Zoo by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Doctor Dolittle, the man who can speak with the animals, is back home but running short of money to care for all the animals who need his help. He invites animals into his garden and encourages them to build their own societies and come and go as they please. This works very well. He has a mouse and rat town, a dog community, a burrow for badgers, and so forth. This does not make any money and only...
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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 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 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 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 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 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 17, 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 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 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 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 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 15, 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 15, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 13, 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 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 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 12, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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