Frank Gelett Burgess

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 004


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Humor Collection 001


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This is a collection of short humorous works first published before 1923. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Short Story Collection Vol. 056


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 056: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

Insomnia Collection Vol. 002


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Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

More Goops and How Not to Be Them


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Deep in the heart of every parent is the wish, the desire, to have other adults tell us, in an unsolicited way, just how very polite one’s c…

Find the Woman


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Who was Belle Charmion? If you really care to know, as John Fenton did, you must go with him on his quest, hither and yon over New York, int…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 01


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the first volume, 53 short stories and poems have been gathered from 44 authors…

Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 2


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Volume 2 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes select…

Short Poetry Collection 095


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of February and March 2011.

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 07


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the seventh volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 35 autho…

The Master of Mysteries


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Subtitled, "Being an account of the problems solved by Astro, seer of secrets, and his love affair with Valeska Wynne, his assistant.&q…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 013


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A collection of sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were inde…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

The Purple Cow


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LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different versions of this famous nonsense rhyme, the weekly poem of April 2nd, 2006. The April Fool's Da…

The Goop Directory


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In this DIRECTORY you'll see just what you never ought to be; and so, it should direct your way to Good Behavior, every day. The children of…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 064


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. Eucken's "The Failure of Speculative Philosophy," is one of several essays de…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061


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Seventeen short nonfiction works in the public domain independently chosen by the readers. Volume 61 features articles and essays on both cu…

The Goop Directory (version 2)


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A funny collection of poems about bad children.

Short Poetry Collection 022


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 022: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

The Maxims of Methuselah


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Being the Advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age, in Regard to…

War the Creator


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Gelett Burgess, an American writer, penned this gripping account of the profound change that war caused in a young Frenchman he knew. “Becau…

Sestinas


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The sestina has enjoyed intermittent popularity in English writing and translation since the sixteenth century, and this selection highlight…

The Romance Of The Commonplace


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Thirty four whimsical, tongue-in-cheek, and entertaining essays about not much in particular, published in 1902, by one of the most popular …

Short Poetry Collection 060


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 060: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Goops and How to Be Them


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Let me introduce a Race Void of Beauty and of Grace, Extraordinary Creatures With a Paucity of Features. Though their Forms are fashione…

LibriVox 13th Anniversary Collection


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This year is the 13th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" wh…

The Goop Directory (version 3)


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The Goop Directory of Juvenile Offenders Famous for Their Misdeeds and Serving as a Salutary Example for All Virtuous Children In this DIRE…