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Grand Cañon of the Colorado

John Muir

Nothing is ordinary in the world of John Muir, naturalist and author known as the Father of the US National Parks. In this short work, writ…

Stichus; or, The Parasite Rebuffed

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Titus Maccius Plautus

"Antipho, a wealthy and jovial old gentleman of Athens, has two daughters, Pilumena and Pamphila. They are married to two brothers, Epi…

Society as I Have Found It

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Ward Mcallister

Mark Twain illustrator Dan Beard recalled discussing McAllister’s book with Twain. “It was before Webster & Company failed that Ward McA…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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Jessie Laidlay Weston

This poem celebrates Christmas by exploring the mystery of Christ's mission on earth: his death, resurrection, and second coming as judge of…

A Tree with a Bird in it

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Margaret Widdemer

Tree with a Bird in it: a symposium of contemporary American poets on being shown a pear-tree on which sat a grackle is a collection of poem…

Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure, and Other Essays

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Edward Carpenter

This publication, by English utopian socialist Edward Carpenter, describes civilisation as a sort of disease with which humanity is afflicte…

Highways in Hiding

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George O. Smith

Mechanical engineer Steve Cornell lives in a world where ESP and telepathy are normal, and a spreading plague called Mekstrom’s Disease turn…

Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 16 (Multilingual)

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William Shakespeare

This is the 16th edition of the Shakespeare Monologues Collection, in which Librivox volunteers bring you their favorite characters' monolog…

The Castle of Otranto (Version 2)

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Horace Walpole

The Castle of Otranto is regarded as the first Gothic novel, a genre appealing to a taste for terror and set in a remote past when prodigies…

The Cambridge Modern History. Volume 03, The Wars of Religion

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The Cambridge Modern History is a universal history covering the period from 1450 to 1910. It was published in 14 volumes between 1902 and 1…

Multilingual Short Works Collection 030 - Poetry & Prose

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This is our 30th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard Engli…

Adrienne Lecouvreur

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Ernest Legouve

This drama was written in 1848 for the great French tragedienne, Rachel, by Eugene Scribe and his writing partner, Ernest Legouve. Scribe is…

Walking (Version 2)

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Henry David Thoreau

This was originally titled "The Wild" and is a lecture given by Thoreau in 1851 at the Concord lyceum. "Walking" is an e…

Madame Bovary (Version 2)

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Gustave Flaubert

Written over a century and a half ago, Madame Bovary is still an extraordinarily fresh, exciting and shockingly frank novel, at once an acut…

Das Marmorbild

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Joseph Von Eichendorff

Das Marmorbild ist eine Märchennovelle und weist Merkmale der romantischen Epoche auf. Die Novelle handelt von Florio und dem Zwiespal…

English Literature for Boys and Girls

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

"Has there ever been a time when no stories were told? Has there ever been a people who did not care to listen? I think not." Thu…

The Martian

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George Du Maurier

The Martian, by George du Maurier, is a largely autobiographical novel published in 1898 and the author's third. It describes the life of Ba…

Eight Hours

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George A. Baker, Jr.

LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Eight Hours by George A. Baker Jr. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 21, 2021.…

Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII

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Pope Leo Xiii

Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903) wrote eighty-eight Encyclicals during his twenty-five year pontificate (1878-1903). Fifty-six of those are include…

Miss Lochinvar

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Marion Ames Taggart

At breakfast, Mr. Graham drops the bombshell that his niece -- Joan, Jane or Janet, he's not sure which, will be arriving from the west to l…

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