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by Ralph Connor
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LibriVox recording of Glengarry School Days, by Ralph Connor. Read by Bruce Pirie. With international book sales in the millions, Ralph Connor was the best-known Canadian novelist of the first two decades of the Twentieth Century. Glengarry School Days (1902), hugely popular in its time, is based on his memories of growing up in rural Ontario around the time of Canadian confederation. Although Connor saw himself as writing moral fiction for adults, generations of younger readers have also...
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by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Librivox recording of Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. All mythology and/or Hawthorne lovers unite! Here is a delightful collection of charming stories from Greek Mythology. This collection features some very popular characters like our beloved Jason, Ulysses, King Pluto and Theseus (and of course, our favorite, Mr. Minotaur, too). Written in Hawthorne's interesting and beautiful style, these stories will be a great delight to read AND listen to. (Summary by...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, myths, Hawthorne, Greek mythology, children's literature
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by Various
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An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusion that shields you from the horrible realities of life. Here are the walking dead, the fetid pools of slime, the howls in the night that you thought you had confined to your more unpleasant dreams. (Summary by Peter Yearsley) Readers include: Julie Bynum Maxim Lenyadin Glen Hallstrom Paul Siegel Zoe Earley Paul Sze Mark Nelson Sharontzu DrWombat For...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, horror
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by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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LibriVox recording of Zastrozzi, A Romance, by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Read by Martin Geeson. "Would Julia of Strobazzo’s heart was reeking on my dagger!" From the asthmatic urgency of its opening abduction scene to the Satanic defiance of the villain’s departure "with a wild convulsive laugh of exulting revenge", this first of Shelley’s Gothic novelettes recycles much sensational boyhood reading and also points to some of his more mature concerns. It is the ego-driven...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, percy shelley, horror, suicide
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by R. Talbot Kelly
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Librivox recording of Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt by R. Talbot Kelly. Read by Sibella Denton. A short travelogue of Egypt, this book was written as part of an early 20th century series of travelogues on exotic destinations. (Summary by Sibella Denton) 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 audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Topics: librivox, literature, travel, children, nile, Ancient Egypt
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by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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LibriVox recording of Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore "If anybody cares to read a simple tale told simply" ... thus opens Lorna Doone, one of the best love stories ever written. The novel has inspired at least ten movies and mini-series. "John (in West Country dialect this is pronounced Jan) Ridd is the son of a respectable farmer who was murdered in cold blood by a member of the notorious Doone clan, a once-noble family now living in the isolated...
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Topics: fiction, romance, lorna, doone, blackmore, audio books, librivox
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by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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This is a LibriVox recording of Evelina's Garden, ready by Bellona Times. This is a long short story from 1899, about a mysterious woman living virtually alone on the outskirts of a small New England town in a mansion with a magnificent garden. Then, one day, her beautiful young namesake comes to live with her and a romance begins with a local lad that parallels the older lady's own experience.(Introduction by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romantic story, romance, new england, love story
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by Peter Kropotkin
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LibriVox recording of The conquest of bread by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Enko. In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they create poverty and scarcity while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual aid and voluntary cooperation, asserting that the tendencies for this kind of organisation already exist, both in evolution and in human...
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by Peter Kropotkin
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LibriVox recording of MUTUAL AID: A FACTOR OF EVOLUTION, by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Enko. Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. It was first published by William Heinemann in London in October 1902. The individual chapters had originally been published in 1890-96 as a series of essays in the British monthly literary magazine, Nineteenth Century . Written partly in response to Social...
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Topics: librivox, science, evolution, non-fiction
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by G. S. Street
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Librivox recording of The Ghosts of Piccadilly by G. S. Street. Read by Peter Yearsley. Nothing spooky or supernatural, but a very personal gathering of gossip, letters, and fragments of biography of famous people who have lived in Piccadilly (in London, England) ... and of some of the buildings, now long gone. "If any part of any city deserves a book to itself, it is Piccadilly. We shall stand before some house in the hours when the traffic is stilled, and I shall tell of its history, of...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nonfiction, Piccadilly, London, history
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LibriVox recording of J. B. Bury's "The Students' History of the Roman Empire" Vol. 2, read by LibriVox volunteers. The writings of J. B. Bury (1861-1927), on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the layman. This work covers the period from the beginning of the Roman Empire until Gibbon begins; from Augustus through Marcus Aurelius and the Antoinine Emporers. (Summary by kmerline) For further information, including...
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LibriVox recording of A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 by Ellen Clacy "If you have visions of a middle-aged parasol-bearing lady smiling sweetly from her carriage as she tours Bendigo think again. In 1852, 20 year old clergyman’s daughter Ellen and her brother boarded ship for Melbourne then set off to walk to Bendigo. Dressed in her blue serge skirt which doubled as nightwear, she camped under a tent made of blankets, had mutton, damper and tea most meals and...
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Topics: nonfiction, travel, gold diggings, australia, audio books, librivox
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by Anne MacLanahan Grenfell and Katie Spalding
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LibriVox recording of Le Petit Nord, or Annals of a Labrador Harbour, by Anne (MacLanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding. Read by Sean Michael Hogan. A collection of letters from Anne (MacLanahan) Grenfell, future wife of Sir Wilfred Grenfell, regarding her year of missionary service at the orphanage in St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. (Summary by Sean Michael Hogan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of The Log of a Cowboy, by Andy Adams. Read by Richard Kilmer. The Log of a Cowboy is an account of a five-month drive of 3,000 cattle from Brownsville, Texas, to Montana in 1882 along the Great Western Cattle Trail. Although the book is fiction, it is firmly based on Adams's own experiences on the trail, and it is considered by many to be the best account of cowboy life in literature. Adams was disgusted by the unrealistic cowboy fiction being published in his day; The Log...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, historical fiction, westerns
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of the Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Imagine a strange, tropical place that is almost inaccessible. Time appears to have stood still there. Species of animal and plant life not seen elsewhere on Earth, except in the fossil record, inhabit the place. The lakes heave with the shapes of huge grey bulks moving under the surface. The woods are places where chittering cries move about above your head, as powerful apes move swiftly in the canopy of...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, fiction, adventure, dinosaurs, apemen, exploration, expedition
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by G. A. Henty
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LibriVox recording of At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris , by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with her children, to go to Paris as hostages. Guy Aylmer went with her. Paris was turbulent. Soon the guild of the butchers, adopting white hoods as their uniform, seized the city, and besieged the house where our hero and his charges lived. After desperate...
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Topics: LibriVox, Audiobook, Historical Fiction, Young Adults, France
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
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LibriVox recording of Our Island Story, by H. E. Marshall. Read by Kara Shallenberg. This is the first half of the book. Part 2 may be found here: http://librivox.org/our-island-story-part-2-by-he-marshall/ . Our Island Story was first published in 1905 and became an instant classic. Beginning with the Romans and following the triumphs and foibles of the good, not so good and the downright despicable figures of history; we are treated to a dazzling montage of kings, queens, barons, knights,...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, history, england, legends, marshall
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by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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LibriVox recording of Last Days of Pompeii, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of first-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends. The protagonist, Glaucus, represents the Greeks who have...
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Topics: librivox, audio book, fiction, novel, ancient history, Vesuvius, first century, Rome, Egypt, Greece
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LibriVox recording of The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris. During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they are overrun by the savagery and sheer numbers of the Danes. One of those deeply touched by these attacks is young Edmund. As a boy, he watched as his father was slain in battle fighting the Danes. Although young, he was intelligent, and noted the mistakes made on the...
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Topics: LibiVox, Audiobook, Young Adults, Historical Fiction, English, Alfred
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LibriVox recording of On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War (1897), by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the number of those engaged--as our first expedition to Burma. It was undertaken without any due comprehension of the difficulties to be encountered, from the effects of climate and the deficiency of transport; the power, and still more the...
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Topics: Librivox, Audiobooks, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Burma, Army, Asia
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by Frances M. A. Roe
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LibriVox recording of Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888, by Frances M. A. Roe. Read by Sue Anderson. "There appeared from the bushes in front of me, and right in the path, two immense gray wolves . . . Rollo saw them and stopped instantly, giving deep sighs, preparing to snort, I knew . . . To give myself courage, I talked to the horse, slowly turning him around . . . when out of the bushes in front of us, there came a third wolf! The situation was not pleasant and without...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, letters, Old West, army life, Fort Lyon
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by Richard Jefferies
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LibriVox recording of After London, or Wild England , by Richard Jefferies. Read by Ruth Golding . Jefferies' novel can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction." After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life. The first part of the book, "The Relapse into Barbarism", is the account by some later historian of the fall of civilisation and its...
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LibriVox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884. It is commonly regarded as one of the Great American Novels, and is one of the first major American novels written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, best friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of...
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by W. Clark Russell
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LibriVox recording of The Frozen Pirate, by W. Clark Russell. Sailing adventure with storms, icebergs, shipwrecks, treasure, and the reawakening of a pirate frozen in suspended animation for nearly fifty years. (Summary by P. Cunningham) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Albert Einstein
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Librivox recording of Relativity by Albert Einstein (translated by Robert W. Lawson) This is an introduction to Einstein's space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, written by the master himself. Special and General relativity explain the structure of space time and provide a theory of gravitation, respectively. Einstein's theories shocked the world with their counterintuitive results, including the dissolution of absolute time. In this book he brings a simplified form of his...
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by Samuel Butler
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LibriVox recording of The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, read by Rhonda Federman. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents the diminishment of religious outlook from a Calvinistic approach, which is presented as harsh. Butler dared not publish it during his lifetime, but when it was published it was accepted as part of...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Plague, by Jack London. Read by James Christopher. Known mainly for his tales of adventure, this work of science fiction by Jack London is set in a post-apocalyptic future. It's 2072, sixty years after the scarlet plague has depopulated the planet. James Howard Smith is one of the few survivors of the pre-plague era left alive in the San Francisco area, and as he realizes his time grows short, he tries to impart the value of knowledge and wisdom to his...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, science fiction, post-apocalyptic, plague
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by Watkin Tench
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LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay, by Watkin Tench. Read by Tabithat. Watkin Tench was an officer of the British Marines in the First Fleet to settle NSW. This is an interesting and entertaining account of his experiences during that time (Introduction by Tabithat) 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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Topics: librivox, audiobook, narrative, travel, tench
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by Norman F. Langford
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LibriVox recording of The King Nobody Wanted, by Norman F. Langford. Read by Dawn Larsen In a very real and interesting way, The King Nobody Wanted tells the story of Jesus. Where the actual words of the Bible are used, they are from the King James Version. But the greater part of the story is told in the words of every day. (Introduction by N. F. Langford) 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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by Ambrose Bierce
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa's army in 1913/14. (Summaries by Peter Yearsley) The Ways of Ghosts : Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying. The spirits of the dead reach out to the living, to pass on a message or to pursue...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, ghost stories, literature
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by Knut Hamsun
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LibriVox recording of Growth of the Soil, by Knut Hamsun. Read by Greg W.. Growth of the Soil (Markens Grøde) is the novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. The essential elements of this novel are expressed in the words of the English translator W.W. Worster in his footnote in December 1920: 'It is the life story of a man in the wilds, the genesis and gradual development of a homestead, the unit of humanity, in the unfilled, uncleared tracts...
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by Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth
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LibriVox recording of Living on Half a Dime a Day, by Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth. Read by Sue Anderson. How to live on 5 cents a day! How to survive financial ruin without losing your house! How to keep to a bare bones budget and still have money left over to buy books! Tough questions! They were tough questions even in the 1870’s, when Sarah Elizabeth Harper Monmouth penned her quirky memoir, the subtitle of which was “How a Lady, Having Lost a Sufficient Income from Government Bonds...
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by Henry Fielding
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LibriVox recording of Journey from this World to the Next, by Henry Fielding. The narrator dies in the first sentence. Through relating his travels in the afterlife, Henry Fielding, author of Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews, gently satirizes life here on earth. (Summary by Denny Sayers) 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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by Julian of Norwich
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Librivox recording of Revelations of Divine Love, by Julian of Norwich, translated by Grace Warrack. Read by David Barnes Julian of Norwich (c. November 8, 1342 – c. 1416) is considered to be one of the greatest English mystics. Little is known of her life aside from her writings. Even her name is uncertain, the name “Julian” coming from the Church of St Julian in Norwich, where she occupied a cell adjoining the church as an anchoress. At the age of thirty, suffering from a severe illness...
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by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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LibriVox recording of Third Class in Indian Railways, by Mohandas K Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of satyagraha — resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa or total nonviolence — which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi is commonly...
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Topics: india, gandhi, socialism, politics, ahimsa, audiobook, librivox
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by Cyrus Macmillan
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LibriVox recording of Canadian Wonder Tales by Cyrus Macmillan. Read by Sean Miichael Hogan This is a collection of folk tales originating in Canada, some from aboriginal oral tradition and others due to early French, Scottish, Irish and British colonists. They are presented as "fables" though many are without obvious moral. (Summary by Sean Michael Hogan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, folktales, Canadian, fables
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by Robert Ervin Howard
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LibriVox recording of Red Shadows by Robert E. Howard recorded by Paul Siegel. Red Shadows is the first of a series of stories featuring Howard’s puritan avenger, Solomon Kane. Kane tracks his prey over land and sea, enters the jungles of Africa, and even faces dark Gods and evil magic — all to avenge a woman he’d never met before. (Summary by Paul Siegel) For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org . M4B audio book (28mb)
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by Richard Marsh
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LibriVox recording of The Beetle , by Richard Marsh. Read by icyjumbo (1964-2010), Alan Winterrowd, Ruth Golding and Anthony Wilson. A story about a mysterious oriental figure who pursues a British politician to London, where he wreaks havoc with his powers of hypnosis and shape-shifting, Marsh's novel is of a piece with other sensational turn-of-the-century fictions such as Stoker's Dracula , George du Maurier's Trilby , and Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu novels. Like Dracula and many of the sensation...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, novel, sensation, hypnosis
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings, by Various Authors. Read by Craig Campbell. The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual", has made it to the public domain. Who was Soren Kierkegaard? He was a Danish philosopher and religious author; b. Copenhagen May 6, 1813; d. there Nov. 11, 1855. His father, Michael, a clothing merchant, once cursed God when he was young. This one...
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by Arthur Schopenhauer
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LibriVox recording of Studies in Pessimism, by Arthur Schopenhauer. Read by D. E. Wittkower. Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also informed theories of evolution and psychology, largely through his theory of the will to power – a concept which Nietzsche famously adopted and developed. Despite this, he is today, as he was during his life, overshadowed by his contemporary, Hegel....
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of The Lost World The Lost World is a 1912 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau (native name is Tepuyes) in South America (Venezuela) where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the reptiles only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between...
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LibriVox recording of A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, by James Cook. Read by David Cole. Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons. Listen as Cook, equipped with one of...
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by William James
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LibriVox recording of Varieties of Religious Experience, by William James. Read by JoeD, preface recorded by musil. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James that comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on "Natural Theology" delivered at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland between 1901 and 1902. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science, in James' view, in the...
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by M.L. Nesbitt
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LibriVox recording of Grammar-Land, by M.L. Nesbitt. Read by Kara Shallenberg. In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that govern them in Grammar-Land. Judge Grammar is far mightier than any Fairy Queen, for he rules over real kings and queens down here in Matter-of-fact-land. Our kings and queens have all to obey Judge Grammar’s laws, or else they would talk what is called bad grammar; and then,...
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by Ulysses S. Grant
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LibriVox recording of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by Ulysses S. Grant. Read by Jim Clevenger. "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due. There must be many errors of omission in this work, because the subject is too large to be treated of in two volumes in...
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by Henry David Thoreau
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Librivox recording of On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau. Read by Gord Mackenzie . Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thoreau’s belief that people should not allow governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty both to avoid doing injustice directly and to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents...
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by Rafael Sabatini
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LibriVox recording of The Tavern Knight by Rafael Sabatini. Follow the exploits of Sir Crispin Galliard, also known as The Tavern Knight, in his defence of the King of England against Cromwell and his Puritan Entourage. (Summary by Ric Cornwall) 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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by Dinah Maria Craik
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LibriVox recording of Olive by Dinah Maria Craik. Read by Arielle Lipshaw. Inspired by Jane Eyre, Dinah Maria Craik's 1850 novel, Olive, was one of the first to feature a disabled central character. 'Slightly deformed' from birth, Olive believes that she will never be able to marry like other women, so she devotes her life to her art, her mother, and above all, her religion. It takes a dark secret from the past and a new, fascinating acquaintance, to make her realize what her life could be....
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Profits of Religion by Upton Sinclair. Read by Michelle Harris. The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation is a non-fiction book, first published in 1917, by the American novelist and muckraking journalist Upton Sinclair. It is a snapshot of the religious movements in the U.S. before its entry into World War I. In this book, Sinclair attacks institutionalized religion as a "source of income to parasites, and the natural ally of every form of...
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by A. E. Housman
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LibriVox recording of A Shropshire Lad, by A.E. Housman. Read by Alaaious. A Shropshire Lad is a cycle of sixty-three poems by the English poet Alfred Edward Housman. A Shropshire Lad was first published in 1896 at Housman's own expense after several publishers had turned it down. At first the book sold slowly, but during the Second Boer War, Housman's nostalgic depiction of rural life and young men's early deaths struck a chord with English readers and the book became a bestseller. Later,...
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by Katharine Newlin Burt
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LibriVox recording of SNOW-BLIND, by KATHARINE NEWLIN BURT. Read by ROGER MELIN. A bit of a menage-a-quatre in a remote cabin in the wilderness as fugitive Hugh, his younger brother Pete, nursemaid and cook Bella, and now the newly arrived snow-blinded young Sylvie who had been snatched from near death in the snow by the heroic but moody Hugh. Because of her blindness, Sylvie is led to believe her rescuer to be a handsome and dashing hero; his younger brother to be but a young lad of 14; and...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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Librivox recording of "The Leavenworth Case", by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Kirsten Ferreri Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She was never very successful as an author, but the technical excellence of her books caused several law schools to use The Leavenworth Case as a textbook in some of their classes, as an example of how misleading circumstantial evidence can be. (Summary by Kirsten Ferreri) For further information,...
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by Amelia B. Edwards
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Librivox recording of A Thousand Miles up the Nile , by Amelia B. Edwards. Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical, egyptological, and cultural study in in 1877, and it became an immediate best-seller, reprinted in 1888 at home in England and abroad. She travelled throughout Egypt at a time when most women didn't leave home. One of the pioneering Egyptologists of the age, she established the Edwards Chair of Egyptology, occupied first by the great Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie. This book...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of A Short History of Scotland by Andrew Lang, read by Sibella Denton. A Short History of Scotland is a concise introduction to the history of Scotland from Roman times to the last Jacobite rebellion, written by the author of a much longer Scottish history. (Summary by Sibella Denton.) 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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by Caesar, Gaius Julius
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LibriVox recording of Commentaries on the Gallic War, by Gaius Julius Caesar. Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination. The work has been a mainstay in the teaching of Latin to schoolchildren, its simple, direct prose...
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by Cecil Henry Bompas
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Librivox recording of Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil Henry Bompas. Read by LibriVox volunteers. This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. It contains a variety of stories about different aspects of life, including family and marriage, religion, and work. In this first volume, taken...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title. Following...
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LibriVox recording of Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects , vol. 1, by Giorgio Vasari. The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori, as it was originally known in Italian, is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the...
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by P.W. Joyce
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Ancient Irish Civilisation, by P.W. Joyce. This little book has been written and published with the main object of spreading as widely as possible among our people, young and old, a knowledge of the civilisation and general social condition of Ireland from the fifth or sixth to the twelfth century, when it was wholly governed by native rulers. The publication comes at an appropriate time, when there is an awakening of interest in the Irish language, and in...
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by Stewart Edward White
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LibriVox recording of Arizona Nights, by Stewart Edward White. Read by A. E. Maroney. Arizona Nights is a collection of tales from the American West as told by those who took part in them. (Summary by Adam E. Maroney) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B 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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by James Oliver Curwood
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LibriVox recording of The Wolf Hunters, by James Oliver Curwood. Follow Roderick and his friends Wabi and Mukoki on their adventures in the pristine North. They fight voracious wolves, hostile natives, and the vicious elements of nature, while on the hunt. Getting more than they bargained for, they discover a mysterious cabin, and stumble upon a secret that has lain hidden for half a century. Full of twists and turns, danger and suspense, The Wolf Hunters, the prequal to The Gold Hunters, is an...
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by Orison Swett Marden
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LibriVox recording of He Can Who Thinks He Can, by Orison Swett Marden. Read by KirksVoice. Do you have what it takes to be the person you want to be? This is a neat self help book in plain English by the New Thought Movement author Orison Swett Marden. He has included various essays on the principles he believes will lead to success in life. This book is a nice reading for any one who believes in "The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is...
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by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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LibriVox recording of Dangerous Connections , by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Everyone probably has Glenn Close and John Malkovich in mind, but for those who have not seen the movie, this epistolary fiction describes how a young girl, Cécile de Volanges, walks on the road to perdition, and is just a toy in the Vicomte de Valmont's and the Comtesse de Merteuil's hands. (description by Nadine). Readers: Narrator, Mme de Volanges: Nadine Eckert-Boulet Cécile de Volanges: Saab Marquise de...
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by Emerson Hough
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LibriVox recording of The Singing Mouse Stories, by Emerson Hough. The singing mouse tells tales of nature in songs. This book is for those who want to know how the mountains ate up the plains, what the waters said or where the city went. (summary by Nadine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by James Allen
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LibriVox recording of Above Life's Turmoil , by James Allen. The turmoil of the world we cannot avoid, but the disturbances of mind we can overcome. The duties and difficulties of life claim our attention, but we can rise above all anxiety concerning them. Surrounded by noise, we can yet have a quiet mind; involved in responsibilities, the heart can be at rest; in the midst of strife, we can know the abiding peace. The twenty pieces which comprise this book, unrelated as some of them are in the...
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by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
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LibriVox recording of Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. Read by Sibella Denton. Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, was at one time Ambassador to the Hague, negotiated the second Treaty of Vienna, was a founding governor of London’s Foundling Hospital, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, and Secretary of State. Having no legitimate children, his heir was his third cousin (another Philip) whom he adopted....
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by Carl Sandburg
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Carl Sandburg is beloved by generations of children for his Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons (which is not in the public domain), a series of whimsical, sometimes melancholy stories he originally created for his own daughters. The Rootabaga Stories were born of Sandburg's desire for "American fairy tales" to match American childhood. He felt that the European stories involving royalty and knights were inappropriate, and so populated his stories with animals, skyscrapers,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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Ceci est un entregistrement LibriVox des Trois Mousquetaires, par Alexandre Dumas. Lu par Jc Guan. Le roman raconte les aventures d'un gascon désargenté de 18 ans, d'Artagnan, monté à Paris faire carrière. Il se lie d'amitié avec Athos, Porthos et Aramis, mousquetaires du roi Louis XIII. Ces quatre hommes vont s'opposer au premier ministre, le Cardinal de Richelieu et à ses agents, dont la belle et mystérieuse Milady de Winter, pour sauver l'honneur de la reine de France Anne...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of OLD TIMES ON THE MISSISSIPPI, by MARK TWAIN. Read by John Greenman. Old Times on the Mississippi is a non-fiction work by Mark Twain. It was published in 1876. Originally published in serial form in the Atlantic Monthly, in 1875, this same work was published as chapters 4 through 17 in Twain's later work, Life on the Mississippi (1883). Old Times on the the Mississippi has one last chapter that has nothing to do with the rest of the book. A Literary Nightmare describes the...
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by Ida Laura Pfeiffer
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Librivox recording of A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy by Ida Laura Pfeiffer, translated by H. W. Dulcken. Read by Sibella Denton. Ida Pfeiffer travelled alone in an era when women didn’t travel. She went first on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, then went on to Egypt and Italy. Understanding the difficulties a woman would face travelling alone and on a budget, she made a will before she left. Go she did, however; and upon her return she wrote this book. She used the proceeds to...
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LibriVox recording of THE VEGETABLE GARDEN: A MANUAL FOR THE AMATEUR GARDENER, by IDA DANDRIDGE BENNETT. This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, maintaining soil fertility, hotbeds, garden tools, sowing seeds, transplanting seedlings, growing and storing vegetables, managing garden pests, and fall garden work.(Summary by A.L. Gramour) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu
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LibriVox recording of The Spirit of Laws (Volume 1), by Montesquieu. Read by Benjamin Gittins. This audiobook covers Volume 1 (Books I to XIX) of "The Spirit of the Laws" (French: De "l'esprit des lois", also sometimes called "The Spirit of Laws"). Spirit of Laws is a treatise on political theory first published anonymously by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu in 1748 with the help of Claudine Guérin de Tencin. Originally published anonymously partly...
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by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe
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LibriVox recording of Phillips Brooks, by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe. Read by David Wales. Phillips Brooks (1835 - 1893) was one of the finest and most famous clergyman in the nineteenth century; he was acknowledged as a masterful preacher. His teachings were filled with understanding, compassion, and encouragement. He spent most of his life as rector of Trinity Church, Boston, and served briefly as Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts at the end of it (1891 - 1893). His life was a course of...
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by William Bernard Ullathorne
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LibriVox recording of THE ENDOWMENTS OF MAN CONSIDERED IN THEIR RELATION WITH HIS FINAL END, by WILLIAM BERNARD ULLATHORNE. Read by Dave7. William Bernard Ullathorne was a Benedictine monk and Roman Catholic priest who ministered in Australia from 1833 until 1840 and then returned to his native England, where he was ordained a bishop in 1847 and served as Roman Catholic Bishop of Birmingham from 1850 until 1888. He is best known for his catechetical trilogy: The Endowments of Man, The...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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http://librivox.org/bethink-yourselves-by-leo-tolstoy/ LibriVox recording of Bethink Yourselves! by Leo Tolstoy, translated by V. Tchertkoff. Read by David Barnes. As Russia goes to war against Japan, Tolstoy urges those at all levels of society, from the Tsar down to the common soldier, to consider their actions in the light of Christ's teaching. "However strange this may appear, the most effective and certain deliverance of men from all the calamities which they inflict upon themselves...
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