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Nov 26, 2020 Jean Racine
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LibriVox recording of The Litigants by Jean Racine. (Translated by Robert Bruce Boswell.) Read in English by ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Mike Manolakes; Adrian Stephens; Hanna Ponomarenko; David Purdy This play, which is neither a comedy or a farce but has elements in common with each, was first performed in 1668 at Paris, and afterwards at Versailles. It is a French adaptation of "The Wasps" of Aristophanes. Racine's own experience of law and...
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Nov 26, 2020 Various
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Adventskalender 2020. Gelesen auf Deutsch von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Diese Sammlung ist ein Adventskalender und enthält für jeden Tag vom 1. bis 24. Dezember eine Aufnahme über Weihnachten, den Winter und verwandte Themen. Personenliste für das Stück "Christfest" zum 24. Dezember: Erzähler: Karlsson Heimburg: schrm Friederike: Lissy Schneider Benno: Sonia Emma: Jasmin Salma Ludovike: Availle Walburg: Margot Ernst: merendo07 Herbert: lorda Audioschnitt:...
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Nov 26, 2020 Sir Robert Anderson
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LibriVox recording of A Doubter's Doubts About Science and Religion by Sir Robert Anderson. Read in English by InTheDesert A DOUBTER'S Doubts about Science and Religion was first published anonymously, at a time when the author was Assistant Commissioner of Police and Head of the Criminal Investigation Department, at Scotland Yard (London). As the book is addressed to men of the world, it speaks from the standpoint of scepticism — the true scepticism which tests everything, not the sham sort...
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Nov 25, 2020 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 06. June 1898 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, June 1898, the Philippines Number. It includes the following articles: The Philippine Islands, by F. F. Hilder Notes on Some Primitive Philippine Tribes, by Dean C. Worcester Commerce of the Philippine Islands, by John Hyde The Disposition of the Philippines, by Charles E. Howe For...
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Nov 25, 2020 Friedrich Nietzsche
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LibriVox recording of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Volume 3 by Friedrich Nietzsche. (Translated by John McFarland Kennedy.) Read in English by Jim Locke Volume 3 of the complete works contains several short critical introductory essays, five lectures under the heading "On the Future of our Educational Institutions," and finally an essay by the author entitled "Homer and Classical Philology." As always, Nietzsche believes in the importance of classical thought....
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Nov 24, 2020 Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Putting the Most Into Life by Booker T. Washington. Read by Andrew Kennedy The chapters in this little book were originally part of a series of Sunday Evening Talks given by the Principal to the students of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. They have been recast from the second to the third person, and many local allusions have been cut out. They are now sent out, in response to repeated requests, to a larger audience than that to which they were first spoken....
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Nov 23, 2020 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Shaggo, the Mighty Buffalo by Richard Barnum. Read in English by realisticspeakers; WedgieAnn; Peter Ryan; mleigh; Shriya; Heather Anthony This is a story on the circus animal series by Richard Barnum. Follow adventures of Shaggo, The Mighty Buffalo from prairie to circus life. - 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 to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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Nov 23, 2020 May Farinholt Jones
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LibriVox recording of Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt Jones. Read in English by BettyB; Shriya; Larry Wilson; Andrew Gaunce; Kelly Park; Jenn Broda; mleigh; Misikis; Lily Ellis; Suzabelle "The child's mind dwells constantly in the realm of imagination; dry facts are too prosaic to enter this realm. The "Land of Story Books" is the most fascinating of all lands, and therefore the Author has endeavored to weave hygienic facts into stories that will appeal to the...
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Nov 22, 2020 Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales Walpole’s first novel (1909), The Wooden Horse is the story of the Trojans, a family which accepted tranquilly the belief that they were the people for whom the world was created. But when Harry Trojan came home after twenty years in New Zealand, with the democracy learned by working his hands, he was the "wooden horse" who boldly carried into the Trojan walls a whole army of alien ideals, which...
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Nov 22, 2020 Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of A Warning by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 15, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Darren Kurtz; EliseDee; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Kristine Wales; Lee Ann Howlett; Cavaet; Phil Schempf; Paul Harvey; Rachel May; Ryan Fink; Sebastian LaVine and samjn. Around the age of 8, Wilcox turned to writing poetry as an outlet. When she was 13...
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Nov 22, 2020 Eugene Field
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LibriVox recording of With Trumpet and Drum by Eugene Field. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker The book is made up of poems compiled from the “Little Book of Western Verse,” the “Second Book of Verse,” and the files of the “Chicago Daily News,” the “Youth’s Companion,” and the “Ladies’ Home Journal” , including such favorites as The Sugar Plum Tree, Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, and Little Boy Blue, by the Poet of Childhood, Eugene Field. - Summary by AnnaLisa Bodtker For...
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Nov 22, 2020 Frank H. Spearman
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LibriVox recording of Robert Kimberly by Frank H. Spearman. Read in English by Bob R. The novel is set among the wealthy of the Northeast in the USA of the early 1900's. A close knit group of about ten couples in high society visit each others homes for dance, drink, conversation and partying. The male members are mostly affiliated with a closely held conglomerate controlling the sugar refinery industry. Robert Kimberly and his brother Charles are the top executives. Robert Kimberly is very...
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Nov 21, 2020 Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 04: John by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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Nov 21, 2020 Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Oscar Wilde, Volume 5 (1898-1900) by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Rob Marland This fifth and final collection of the correspondence of Oscar Wilde includes many letters to his friend, Robert Ross, and a long letter about prison reform to the editor of the Daily Chronicle. For most of the last three years of his life Wilde lived in Paris, but his letters also describe visits to Switzerland and Italy. The collection ends with one of Wilde's last surviving...
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Nov 21, 2020 William Howard Taft
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LibriVox recording of State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1909 - 1912) by William Howard Taft. Read in English by Colleen McMahon; KevinS; Joanne Turner; realisticspeakers The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, typically delivered annually. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows the President to outline his legislative agenda (for which...
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Nov 21, 2020 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of One Thing Needful by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Mark Nelson; Jim Locke Can starving children be grateful for the education they receive if, when they ask for food, rich people give them a stone? This is the question in the heart of this rich psychological novel. Lady Lashmore is a typical lady of her time, ruling every aspect of her household and constantly complaining that the poor people in the factory ten miles away bother her. Things change when her...
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Nov 21, 2020 G. Campbell Morgan; Arthur T. Pierson; Reuben Archer Torrey; James Orr; Benjamin B. Warfield; Dyson Hague; Howard A. Kelly
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LibriVox recording of The Fundamentals Volume 1 by G. Campbell Morgan; Arthur T. Pierson; Reuben Archer Torrey; James Orr; Benjamin B. Warfield; Dyson Hague; Howard A. Kelly. Read in English by InTheDesert The Fundamentals: A Testimony To The Truth (generally referred to simply as The Fundamentals) is a set of ninety essays published between 1910 and 1915 by the Testimony Publishing Company of Chicago. According to its foreword, the publication was designed to be "a new statement of the...
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Nov 20, 2020 Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Personal Poe Collection Compiled by EliseDee and Cavaet by Edgar Allan Poe. Read in English by EliseDee & Cavaet We present here ten stories and poems from the master of horror, Mr. Edgar Allan Poe. They are our personal favorites. We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoy presenting them to you. - Summary by cavaet 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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Nov 20, 2020 Dwight L. Moody
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LibriVox recording of Prevailing Prayer: What Hinders It? by Dwight L. Moody. Read in English by MaryAnn. The two first and essential means of grace are the Word of God and Prayer. These two means of grace must be used in their right proportion. If we read the Word and do not pray, we may become puffed up with knowledge, without the love that buildeth up. If we pray without reading the Word, we shall be ignorant of the mind and will of God, and become mystical and fanatical, and liable to be...
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Nov 19, 2020 Carl Gustav Jung
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LibriVox recording of Psychology of the Unconscious by Carl Gustav Jung. Read in English by Jim Locke. Jung says in his subtitle that this work is a study of the transformations and symbolisms of the libido and a contribution to the history of the evolution of thought. 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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Nov 17, 2020 G. K. Chesterton; Edward Garnett; George Herbert Perris
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LibriVox recording of Leo Tolstoy by G. K. Chesterton; Edward Garnett; George Herbert Perris. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Three men of letters give insightful essays on the work of Leo Tolstoy. (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 to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
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Nov 17, 2020 Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Oscar Wilde, Volume 4 (1897-1898) by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Rob Marland This fourth collection of the correspondence of Oscar Wilde includes the letters Wilde wrote while living in Berneval, in the months after his release from prison, and in Naples, where he shared a villa with his former lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. In a long letter to the editor of the Daily Chronicle, Wilde describes the cruelties of prison life. At this time Wilde was writing The...
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Nov 17, 2020 Henry Wallace Phillips
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LibriVox recording of Trolley Folly by Henry Wallace Phillips. Read in English by Tom Penn This collection of eleven short stories is packed with Henry Wallace Phillip’s offbeat humor. You will find a trolley car driver, bored with his route, who decides to drive around town instead. There are a couple of men unfamiliar with the basic properties of a canoe. And watch out for the curse of the chewing gum. Fun to read. Fun to record ( Tom Penn) For further information, including links to online...
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Nov 17, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 013 by Various. Read in French by Ezwa; issamel; Mayah; Nadïé; Isa; Christiane Jehanne; Sonia; Mathieu; Minnie; Khaoula; John Pederson; Ando Rakotomanana; Kazbek Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. - Summary by Ezwa 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...
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Nov 17, 2020 Giorgio Vasari
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LibriVox recording of Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 7 by Giorgio Vasari. (Translated by Gaston du C. de Vere.) Read in English by Rita Boutros The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times (in the original Italian, Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori da Cimabue insino a' tempi nostri) is a collection of biographies of Italian artists written by the 16th-century Italian painter...
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Nov 16, 2020 George William Cox
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LibriVox recording of The Crusades by George William Cox. Read in English by Pamela Nagami The Crusades were a series of religious wars fought between 1096 and 1272 to recover the Holy Land from Islamic rule. According to the Latin Church, Crusaders were penitent pilgrims whose sins were forgiven. British historian, George Cox, writes of the churchmen, great and small, who inspired the Crusades, of the warriors who left families and lands behind, of the wily Venetian merchants and Byzantine...
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Nov 16, 2020 Clayton Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The Theory of the Theatre, and Other Principles of Dramatic Criticism by Clayton Hamilton. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Owlivia; ToddHW; Colleen McMahon; VocalPenguin; Larry Wilson; thestorygirl A collection of essays by American critic Clayton Hamilton concerning theatre & dramatic practices, and the criticism thereof, from an early 20th century perspective.  - Summary by Andrew Gaunce For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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Nov 16, 2020 Théophile Gautier
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LibriVox recording of Romans et contes by Théophile Gautier. Read in French by Stéphanie; Christiane Jehanne; Margot; Rémi; Isad; Irene Alvarez Domenech; Milinbreizh Ce recueil rassemble dix histoires fascinantes de la plume de Théophile Gautier (1811-1872), touchant le surnaturel, les hallucinations sous l'influence de la drogue et même l'érotique. Incluses sont les deux nouvelles fantastiques "Avatar" et "Jettatura", ainsi que 8 histoires courtes. - Summary by Sonia...
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Nov 16, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 072 by Various. Read in English by Mike Manolakes; Alisha; Rapunzelina; Colleen McMahon; Dessa Dixon; calvin7; Michael Fury; lmcnatt; Dale Grothmann; James Jenkins; Andrew Gaunce; Mark; sonson; Jeff Rogers 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...
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Nov 15, 2020 Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
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LibriVox recording of Evelyn; or A Heart Unmasked by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie. Read in English by Kelly S. Taylor Evelyn is a two-volume novel told in an epistolary style – alternating between letters from the point of view of a trusted, unmarried female friend of the young, naïve heroine of the novel and those of the feckless adventurer who decides that he must seduce the beautiful Evelyn. The author, actress/novelist/playwright Anna Cora Mowatt, was a fan of the works of Fredericka Bremer...
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Nov 15, 2020 Walter Libby
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LibriVox recording of An Introduction to the History of Science by Walter Libby. Read in English by Steven Seitel. A highly accessible introductory history of the development of scientific thought, method, and application from the first practical concepts of time and space (Babylonia, Egypt) to the development of the first successful heavier-than-air flying machine (Langley) and the discovery of radioactivity (Curie). - Summary by Steven Seitel For further information, including links to online...
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Nov 15, 2020 Henry Lawson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Ship by Henry Lawson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 1, 2020.   Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Eduardo Lactaoen; Seawolf4; Graham Scott; Meg Bernardo; Michael Fury; Phil Schempf; sophiaboydd and WaterBaron. Remembrance Day 2020; An excerpt from A Fantasy of War in the book My Army, O, My Army! and other songs by Henry Lawson (1915) - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including...
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Nov 15, 2020 Henry Lawson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Route March by Henry Lawson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 8, 2020, Remembrance Day 2020.  Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Kessie; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; mleigh; Phil Schempf; Peter Yearsley; WaterBaron and yelwarlib. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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Nov 15, 2020 Isaac Watts
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LibriVox recording of Watt's Songs Against Faults by Isaac Watts. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk These superb poems by the hymnist and theologian Isaac Watts emphasize the importance of developing a positive moral outlook and stress the significance of maintaining vigilance to avoid the pitfalls of everyday life. But although Watts stresses the urgency of heeding the advice outlined in these verses, he delivers his message with divine charm and subtle counsel - never with chastisement,...
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Nov 14, 2020 Robin McKown
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LibriVox recording of Benjamin Franklin by Robin McKown. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi This biography of Franklin was written for young people, but can be enjoyed by anyone. The author Robin McKown, is known for her young adult historical fiction and historical biographies. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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Nov 14, 2020 F. J. Foakes-Jackson
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LibriVox recording of Social Life in England 1750-1850 by F. J. Foakes-Jackson. Read in English by Pamela Nagami In 1916, the Cambridge historian, F.J. Foakes-Jackson braved the wartime Atlantic to deliver the Lowell Lectures in Boston. In these wide-ranging and engaging talks, the author describes British life between 1750-1850. There are John Wesley's horseback peregrinations over thousands of miles of English countryside. Next, Foakes-Jackson introduces the mordant rural poet, George Crabbe,...
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Nov 13, 2020 Alfred Castner King
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LibriVox recording of Mountain Idylls, and Other Poems by Alfred Castner King. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Cavaet; Joebin; Alan Mapstone; Ethan; George Emerson; Larry Wilson; Sawyer Rewis; Christine Peterson; Stefan Von Blon; Denise Ray; Ellies "The author of this unpretentious volume has long questioned the advisability of adding a book to our already inflated and overloaded literature, unless it should contain something in the nature of a deviation from beaten literary paths....
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Nov 13, 2020 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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LibriVox recording of The Common Law by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.. Read in English by Thomas H. Burton. A history and review of the common law in the United States. 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 (336MB)
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Nov 13, 2020 Peter Struve; Mikhail Gershenzon; Nikolai Berdyaev; Sergei Bulgakov; Aron Lande; Bogdan Kistyakovski; Semyon Frank
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LibriVox recording of Вехи-Сборник статей о русской интеллигенции (Vekhi) by Peter Struve; Mikhail Gershenzon; Nikolai Berdyaev; Sergei Bulgakov; Aron Lande; Bogdan Kistyakovski; and Semyon Frank. Read in Russian by Kazbek. Сборник «Вехи» объединяет философские эссе, посвященные русской интеллигенции и её исторической роли. Появление сборника в 1909-м...
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Nov 13, 2020 Robert R. Moton
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LibriVox recording of Finding a Way Out: An Autobiography by Robert R. Moton. Read in English by Jim Locke. He says about this work: "I have tried to record the events that have given character and colour to my own life, and at the same time to reflect upon the impressions made upon my mind by experiences that I could not always reconcile with what I had learned of American ideals and standards." - Summary by author in the preface For further information, including links to online...
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Nov 12, 2020 George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of The Light Princess (Version 3) by George MacDonald. Read in English by Simone The Light Princess is a fairytale written by George MacDonald about a young princess who is cursed by her wicked aunt to be without gravity. The only time the princess is not light and able to be normal is when she is in water. She soon grows an attachment to the lake near her palace and spends as much time in this lake as she can. A young prince who set out to find a princess to marry stumbled...
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Nov 12, 2020 Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Great Diamond Syndicate by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". Nick is approached by a young friend with a sorry tale to tell. His inheritance from his father, some valuable diamonds, have been stolen, his uncle murdered...
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Nov 12, 2020 L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (Version 4) by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; E.J. Lavery; Diane Castillo; Andrew Gaunce; Aiken; Shriya; Kristine Wales; Cliona Woodbyrne; weezer; SomethingClever; haskilllisa; mleigh Every child knows about Santa Claus, the jolly man who brings gifts to all on Christmas. There are many stories that tell of his life, but the delightful version relayed in The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is by far the most...
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Nov 12, 2020 Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of The Story of My Life and Work by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Valentina Vocelli; Andrew Kennedy; KevinS; Linda Johnson; BettyB The legacy of Booker T. Washington has inspired leaders for racial equality for over a century. He rose from a slave family to be adviser to presidents. As an educator founded the Tuskegee Institute and championed higher education to those who were denied such based on race. Booker T. Washington gives us this autobiography...
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Nov 11, 2020 André Gide
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LibriVox recording of Prometheus Illbound by André Gide. (Translated by Mary Lilian Share Harmsworth.) Read in English by A bizarre contemporary retelling of the conflict between Zeus and Prometheus - Summary by Peter Tucker For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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Nov 11, 2020 Voltaire
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LibriVox recording of Letters on England by Voltaire. Read in English by Xiaoyan Arrowsmith. Voltaire spent his early thirties in England as an exile following the Bastille imprisonment for his satires. With passionate admiration, he then wrote this series of letters in English putting forward his views on the 18th century England, in contrast with the feudal society of his home country, encompassing aspects of religion, politics, sciences, and literature. The book was published in England and...
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Nov 10, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 045 by Various. Read in English by Anamika; Dale Grothmann; Colleen McMahon; Rafe Ball; Alix Grace; Newgatenovelist; grant007love ; E.J. Lavery; Jordan Eagan; Daniele; Paul Austin Kelly; Michael Fury; Mike Manolakes A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, sinister cats, eerie phenomena and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the...
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Nov 10, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. III, No 3, March 1898 by Various. REad by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography wCas a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1898-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature."...
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Nov 9, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. III, No 5, May 1898 by Various. Read by LibiVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1898-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." Later...
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Nov 9, 2020 J. Manning Potts
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LibriVox recording of Prayers of the Early Church by J. Manning Potts. Read in English by InTheDesert. There are prayers of our Lord, the apostles, the martyrs, and the saints covering the period of the Early Church from its beginning through the fifth century. There are some prayers from each of the first five centuries. The treasure house from which to choose is almost unlimited. It is a vast and fruitful field and anyone is amply rewarded who delves into it. The prayers have been selected...
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Nov 9, 2020 Rev. Francois Xavier Schouppe
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LibriVox recording of Purgatory by Rev. Francois Xavier Schouppe. Read in English by John Purgatory by FX Schouppe, SJ, a french Catholic theologian who died in November, 1904 details the place where saved souls go before Heaven. Think of it as a temporary cleaning or purging place for those who aren't going to Hell. Fire, burning and intense pain for various lengths of time make up the experience of Purgatory. The author details eyewitness accounts and blood chilling stories from the...
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Nov 9, 2020 Edward Frederick Knight
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LibriVox recording of The "Falcon" on the Baltic by Edward Frederick Knight. Read in English by Jane Bennett; KevinS; catherinely27; Steven Seitel; John A coasting voyage boyage in a small yacht from Hammersmith in the UK to Copenhagen and back, including various visits to places on the Baltic. - Summary by Jane Bennett 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...
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Nov 9, 2020 Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of The King in Yellow (Version 2) by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Eva Staes A collection of stories that inspired the works of many writers such as HP Lovecraft, "The King in Yellow" revolves around the play that the main characters read a part of, and those two acts of the play drive them all into madness. - Summary by Eva Staes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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LibriVox recording of They Who Knock at Our Gates: A Complete Gospel of Immigration (Version 2) by Mary Antin. Read in English by Zachary Katz-Stein In this extended essay, Mary Antin asks us to consider three questions:  First: A question of principle: Have we any right to regulate immigration?  Second: A question of fact: What is the nature of our present immigration?  Third: A question of interpretation: Is immigration good for us?  In doing so, she asks us to step back from the usual...
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Nov 8, 2020 Charles Harold Herford
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 24 recordings of In Darkest Africa by Charles Harold Herford. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  November 1, 2020. Read in English by atrent11; Algy Pug; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; Katie Walker; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Michael Fury; millennial; mleigh; Megan Roehl; pianoroll262; Phil Schempf; RomaSingh; smccaroni; samjn and WaterBaron. WARNING - Cute kitty-cat...
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Nov 7, 2020 Charlotte M. Mason
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Nov 7, 2020 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of South Sea Tales by Jack London. Read by Warren Kati The eight short stories that comprise South Sea Tales are powerful tales that vividly evoke the early 1900’s colonial South Pacific islands. Tales of hurricanes, missionaries, brotherhood and seafaring are intertwined with enslavement, savagery, and lawless trading to expose the often-barbarous history of the South Pacific islands. You will also gain unsparing insight into the life, culture and relations between natives...
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Nov 6, 2020 Betsy Balcombe
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LibriVox recording of Recollections of Napoleon at St. Helena by Elizabeth Balcombe Abell. Read by Celine Major In this memoir written by Betsy Balcombe, who was a precocious 14 year old at the time of events, we are provided with a rare account of the character, the moods and humanity of Napoleon Bonaparte. She recalls her initial shock and fear at the arrival of the famous, exiled prisoner on the remote Island of St. Helena where she and her family resided. And how surprised she was when...
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LibriVox recording of The Paradise, or Garden of the Holy Fathers (The Rule of Pachomius at Tabenna) by Palladius. (Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge.) Read in English by ancientchristian The Desert Fathers were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who mainly lived in the Scetes desert of Egypt. The most famous was St. Anthony the Great, who moved to the desert in 270 AD and became known as both the father and founder of desert monasticism. By the time Anthony died in AD 356, thousands...
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Nov 6, 2020 Isaac Watts
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LibriVox recording of Watt's Songs Against Evil by Isaac Watts. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk This small volume of inspirational verse is a collection of the timeless work of the hymnist and theologian, Isaac Watts. Carefully and tactfully conceived, each of these motivational poems contains a valuable lesson relevant to youth's quest for moral guidance in a world of uncertainties and unknowns. But lest these poems be construed as pedantic lectures demanding righteous behavior, the listener...
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Nov 5, 2020 P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of The Pothunters by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Gareth Rowlands; KevinS; aditshank; Wayne Cooke; Laura Riley; Owlivia; Paul Hampton; pianoroll262; maitriarya18; sachinV; NoelVox; Ares Sancho; llebell; Sahil Dalal The Pothunters was popular British humorist P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse's first published book. It tells the first of what would become a number of tales set in a fictitious English public school, and already shows the author's masterful, gentle...
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Nov 5, 2020 Charles Eliot
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LibriVox recording of Hinduism and Buddhism: An Historical Sketch Volume 2 by Charles Eliot. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Lori Arsenault; RussellEric; Owlivia; realisticspeakers; Baishali; KHand; Cristina Najjar; Shashank Jakhmola Started in 1907, An Historical Sketch was a work in 3 volumes. The author was a British diplomat posted to Asia and his great work was interrupted by World War I, finally being published in 1921. It has been described as the definitive work on the subject and the...
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Nov 5, 2020 Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Prelude To Adventure by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales Olva Dune is a Cambridge undergraduate who commits a murder and at that moment feels the presence of God. In a tour de force Walpole novelizes the Francis Thompson poem The Hound of Heaven, about a fearful soul pursued by an insistently loving God. (One could enrich the reading of the novel by first reading the poem (“I fled Him, down the nights and down the days;… Fear wist not to evade as Love...
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Nov 4, 2020 Mary Augusta Ward
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LibriVox recording of Delia Blanchflower by Mary Augusta Ward. Read in English by Simon Evers Delia Blanchflower’s father has died, leaving her a considerable inheritance. However, she has become caught up in the militant wing of the Suffragist movement and has come under the spell of Gertrude Marvell, one of the leaders of the movement. Because he strongly disapproves, Delia’s father has put his money in trust until she is older. He has appointed an old friend – Mark Winnington – as...
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Nov 4, 2020 Milo Hastings
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LibriVox recording of In the Clutch of the War-God by Milo Hastings. Read in English by Kate Follis In three parts, from Physical Culture magazine, July - September, 1911. In this story, the author warns of the coming of a world war between Japan and U.S. While the Japanese have a superior society, they suffer from food shortages and over-population so go to war with the U.S., who is plagued by a society of ill health and habit. Some predictions are remarkably accurate. The story itself was...
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Nov 4, 2020 G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of G. K. Chesterton's Newspaper Columns: The New Witness - 1921 by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by ambsweet13; mmfarris91; Sofia Moonlight; Devorah Allen; KHand; Larry Wilson; SaintAndrewHolyFool; Adrian Stephens; Chad Jackson; L. Mack; bslreader; Nate Stahlnecker; haskilllisa; nlraths; Alan Mapstone; Rhea Elsner; Greg Giordano; bthoneycutt; Mack Hopper; Judith Ignacio; Eric W.; Scott Schermerhorn; jonah45 A collection of the newspaper columns/essays written by G.K....
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Nov 4, 2020 J. W. Duffield
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LibriVox recording of Radio Boys in the Secret Service by J. W. Duffield. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Julian Pratley; Shruti Sinha; nvivas; Andrea C. Schmidt; kaylawhy; Dan Gurzynski; SamP9801; Noelle; Matthew Kiser; Clark Pigeau; g3s0ff; Dessa Dixon; VoiceofLandis; Mooninya; Lector1; Ryan Fink; John; Sahil Dalal Twin sixteen year-old brothers, Guy and Walter Burton are the “Radio Boys” headed for another adventure. Travels take Guy from their home in New England to London where he...
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Nov 3, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 042 by Various. Read in English by Dessa Dixon; Melissa Buell; Sheetal Prasanna; Colleen McMahon; Annie Cheng; krt; Natasha ONeal; Shriya; Calvin Cruz; RomaSingh Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 042: 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),...
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Nov 3, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 094 by Various. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Dale Grothmann; Mike Manolakes; rreiman; Colleen McMahon Here we give you Librivox Short Story Collection 94. Readers have chosen their own texts and, once again, we have a wide range of topics, from the mysterious to the quirky. 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...
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Nov 3, 2020 Ethel Hueston
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LibriVox recording of Leave it to Doris by Ethel Hueston. Read in English by Suzie; KHand; Jan Perkins; Lynne T; Tania Mukherjee; mleigh; Brittany Waring; Cindy Bu; Guomin Do; Jackie Graves The Reverend Mr. Artman is a widower of three years and is worried he might not be able to escape the clutches of Miss Carlton, his housekeeper, much longer. Luckily, if he dismisses her from his employ, he has Doris and three other daughters to run his household. For further information, including links to...
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Nov 3, 2020 José Zorrilla y Moral
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LibriVox recording of Granada, Poema Oriental, Tomo 1 by José Zorrilla y Moral. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans. En este hermoso libro se cuenta una leyenda ... sobre un rey y los destinos que "Dios" tuvo para el, el encuentro con un ángel y el destino de su nación. Esta leyenda sirve como introducción a un relato en verso sobre la tierra de Granada y los Africanos, contando sucesos históricos en forma poética, casi como leer un canto. Summary by Kendal Rigans. For further...
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Nov 3, 2020 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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LibriVox recording of Carmilla (Version 3) by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read in English by Louise J. Belle Carmilla is an 1872 Gothic novella by Irish author Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, originally published as a serial in the London-based literary magazine The Dark Blue . It is one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897) by 26 years. The story is narrated by a young woman who falls under the spell of the mysterious Carmilla. The story is often anthologized and...
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Nov 3, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 209 by Various. This is a collection of 64 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2020. October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month , this collection focuses mostly on female poets. Know your normal, check yourself regularly, see your doctor if you notice anything unusual. 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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Nov 3, 2020 Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of A Casket of Cameos by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by Devorah Allen; drandall; Charlie Joseph; Richard Potenza; weezer; Paul Brian Stewart; Larry Wilson; mleigh; Ahikam Devadason; Lisa Villado; Rayanne Robison Frank Boreham was a well known preacher who served in England, Australia, and New Zealand. He published dozens of books and thousands of editorials during his lifetime, with no sign of slowing down, even up until his death at age 88. He wrote with a distinctive...
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LibriVox recording of The Principles of the Christian Religion Expressed in Plain and Easy Verse by Philip Doddridge. Read in English by InTheDesert. The little verses now before the reader were written at the desire of my most worthy and honoured friend, the Reverend Mr. Clark of St. Albans, and are published at his request, as what he hopes may, by the divine blessing, do some good in the rising generation. I was the more willing to undertake the task, because I had often observed with how...
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Nov 3, 2020 Robert Futrell
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LibriVox recording of Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965 by Robert Futrell. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's entry into the Vietnam War in 1965. Summary by Craig Campbell 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...
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Nov 2, 2020 Leo Tolstoy
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LibriVox recording of The Critique of Dogmatic Theology by Leo Tolstoy. (Translated by Leo Wiener.) Read in English by Paul Rizik; Lori Arsenault; susanjhudson; Wayne Cooke; JohannesBraunReads; Christopher Simonsen; otiosus; Misikis; Ezekiel; Owlivia; KevinS More systematic, but no less sincere than A Confession (which originally served as the introduction to this work), The Critique of Dogmatic Theology is an early attempt on the part of Tolstoy to impart the results of his meticulous study...
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Nov 2, 2020 Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of Expositions on the Book of Psalms Vol. 1 by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by ancientchristian; Kinghezy; A LibriVox Volunteer; dronald; Misikis; Mark Hazard; Gillian Hendrie; Lucretia B.; KevinS The Book of Psalms is commonly known as the Psalms or the Psalter, and is divided into five sections, each closing with a doxology. The title is derived from the Greek translation, ψαλμοί (psalmoi) meaning "instrumental music" and, by extension,...
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Nov 2, 2020 H. Beam Piper
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LibriVox recording of Ministry of Disturbance by H. Beam Piper. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Science Fiction at it humorous best written in the golden age of all the greats and published in Astounding Science Fiction December 1958. Piper can't be matched for sardonic comment on human nature. The Empire is stagnant; thousands of planets spread around Earth but nothing new is allowed to happen and disturb the static situation. Our emperor Paul knows this but is powerless to make a dent in...
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Nov 1, 2020 Havelock Ellis
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LibriVox recording of A Study of British Genius by Havelock Ellis. Read in English by Leon Harvey. The psychological and anthropological character of genius in the British Isles was investigated by Ellis. Citing and collating an extensive source of information from the Dictionary of National Biography, many pieces of informational are discussed, including the ancestral heritage, geographical distribution, professions, and health and morbidity of the most the most preeminent men and women of the...
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Nov 1, 2020 John Owen
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LibriVox recording of Cases of Conscience Resolved by John Owen. Read in English by InTheDesert. Questions and answers delivered at church meetings on various subjects, particularly relating to personal holiness, grace and sin, belonging to the genre of Purtian casuistry. (Summary by InTheDesert) 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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Nov 1, 2020 Silas X. Floyd
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories for Colored People Both Old and Young by Silas X. Floyd. Read in English by KirksVoice. Several short stories relating to young African Americans. Summary by kirk202 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 (136MB)
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Nov 1, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 026 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by AnasYousef; Jing Li; GilbertC; lorda; Liber; Sonia; Rachel Klippenstein; Piotr Nater; Sandyreads97; blazeiro; Rachel Moraes; Mark Chulsky; MaricelaDiaz0788; Epachuko This is our 26th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. -...
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Nov 1, 2020 Ramón del Valle-Inclán
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LibriVox recording of La media noche: visión estelar de un momento de guerra by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Read in Spanish as a duet between/Leído a dúo por Monste Gonzalez y Epachuko. Crónicas de la Primera Guerra Mundial: 40 breves capítulos, a modo de estampas o fogonazos desde el punto de vista de distintos personajes en diversos lugares y ocupaciones. Probablemente uno de los textos menos conocidos y más innovadores de su autor. En esta obra, Ramón María del Valle-Inclán pretende...
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Nov 1, 2020 Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 25, 2020. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Frank249942; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; Sarah Jabir and Shriya. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United...
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Nov 1, 2020 Susanna Moodie
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 26 recordings of A Canadian Song by Susanna Moodie. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October  25, 2020. Read in English by A D Latheron; Adrian Stephens; atrent11; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Eduardo Lactaoen; Frank249942; fshort; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Louise Poulsom; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; Sarah Jabir; Shriya; Tasha...
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Oct 31, 2020 William Patten
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LibriVox recording of The Junior Classics Volume 9: Stories of To-day by William Patten. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Nan Dodge; Lola Janie; tommack; April6090; drwebber; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Shashank Jakhmola; MysticV0ice; Navin; Aaron Parsons; christytalks; CoriM77; mleigh; Dani Joy; TriciaG; Brianna Chiles; Pratibha Singh; Julie Fuller; JodiS The first part of this volume consists of stories by modern writers dealing mainly with life in our own day. They are, of course, meant for...
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Oct 31, 2020 Honoré de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Katherine Prescott Wormeley.) Read in English by Jim Locke Les Chouans is one of the novels in Balzac's series La Comedie Humaine. Its ostensible focus is a historical military conflict, but it also follows the love affair between an aristocratic beauty with one of the rebels. 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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Oct 31, 2020 Saint Thomas Aquinas
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LibriVox recording of Catena Aurea, St. John - Vol 4, Part 1 by Saint Thomas Aquinas. (Translated by John Henry Newman.) Read in English by ancientchristian The Catena Aurea (Golden Chain) presents the commentaries of the greatest theologians (e.g. St. John Chrysostom, St. Jerome, St. Augustine, etc.) of the Church as if they were having a discussion on each verse of the Bible. St. Thomas Aquinas put this opus together from sermons and commentaries on the Gospels composed by over eighty early...
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Oct 31, 2020 Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (version 3) by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Andrew Kennedy Up from Slavery is the autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington, describing his personal path up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War to his work at founding schools to help children from black or other disadvantaged groups learn skills that would give them the chance to work to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. For further...
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Oct 31, 2020 Harry Harrison
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LibriVox recording of Planet of the Damned (Version 3) by Harry Harrison. Read in English by Thomas Garner; Mark Nelson Two planets are about to engage in a nuclear war that will destroy one of them. Millions will perish. Brion Brandd, who lives on neither planet, has been recruited by the Cultural Relationships Foundation to stop the war from happening. He is only person in the galaxy who can do it, but can he? A classic 1962 science fiction short novel by master Harry Harrison. (Summary by M....
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Oct 31, 2020 G. A. McLaughlin
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LibriVox recording of Saved and Kept or How to Get Saved and How to Keep Saved by G. A. McLaughlin. Read in English by David Wise This little volume is by no means intended to be a theological work. Nor does it attempt to show the details of the Christian life. The author seeks to point out the principal means by which sincere souls may be saved and keep saved. It is intended to be a simple, direct exposition of the way of salvation, put in every-day language, with the earnest desire that...
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Oct 30, 2020 Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Read in English by KevinS A charming tale of a small New England congregation preparing for Christmas and the unexpected arrival of a woman's long held hope. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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Oct 30, 2020 Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. III, No 4, April 1898 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1898-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature."...
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Oct 30, 2020 Edward Frederick Knight
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LibriVox recording of The Cruise of the Falcon - A Voyage to South America in a 30-Ton Yacht by Edward Frederick Knight. Read by Steven Seitel In this fine sailing and exploring yarn, Edward Frederick Knight (1852-1925), sometime English barrister, journalist, sportsman, and amateur seaman, conspires over a fish dinner in Harwich to buy and refit the tiny yacht Falcon, recruit a crew of four (and a cabin boy), and sail across the Atlantic Ocean to South America. This they do, despite naysayers...
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Oct 30, 2020 Louis Albert Banks
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LibriVox recording of Christ and His Friends by Louis Albert Banks. Read in English by Devorah Allen; Eduardo Lactaoen; mleigh; Benjamin K. Potter; Larry Wilson; Dorcas Oliver; andybeddy; Jordan Nash; Owlivia; BrettCulp; Phil Aldred; Joan Freeman; Meetali10; Linda Pretorius; Wayne Cooke; nighthawks This is a series of sermons that were given in Hanson Place Methodist Episcopal Church in January 1895. They are here collected together by the author and presented "with the earnest prayer that...
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Oct 29, 2020 William Bemrose
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Works of Joseph Wright by William Bemrose. Read in English by Rapunzelina Joseph Wright, commonly called "Wright of Derby", was an English landscape and portrait painter. In this book, something of an academic study of Joseph Wright, the author is trying to restore his name's fame. We catch glimpses from the painter's personal and professional life, his character and conduct, mainly through letters of correspondence. Prefaced by Cosmo Monkhouse . -...
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Oct 29, 2020 Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts of Woodcraft Camp by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by Keith Salis In the early days of Boy Scouts of America, the focus was on building men from the boys. The boys learned honor, discipline, brotherhood, and the many facets of Woodcraft: the skills needed to survive and thrive in the wild. Walter Upton comes to this remote camp eager to put his "book learning" to use. He learns that, though the information in the books has some value, real...
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Oct 28, 2020 Rai Bahadur A. Mitra
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LibriVox recording of The Bubonic Plague by Rai Bahadur A. Mitra. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Alan Mapstone; Colleen McMahon; Andrew Gaunce; John; mleigh; J. M. Smallheer; Graham McMillan; Dimo Dr. Rai Bahadur A. Mitra who was the Chief Medical Officer in Kashmir presents a short treatise on the bubonic plague. The book ranges from a short history of the bubonic plague, including an account of the great 1665 plague in London, through description of the disease, treatment and prevention. -...
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Oct 28, 2020 Herbert Wildon Carr
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LibriVox recording of The General Principle of Relativity: In Its Philosophical and Historical Aspect by Herbert Wildon Carr. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The main purpose of this book is to show the historical relations of the new principle to the old philosophical problems and to the classical theories of space and time. - Summary adapted from the Preface For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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