Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, medicine, nature and religion. Included in this collection are speeches by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses, several interesting or historic articles from Vanity Fair and the NY times, as well as writings of Eugene Debs, Alexander von Humboldt, Lena Morrow Lewis, Joseph Lister and C. M. Ellis. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

(3 hr 37 min)

Chapters

Address to the People of Illinois on Tariff or Taxation, March 4, 1843 3:52 Read by Mark F. Smith
All is not Gold that Glitters 4:26 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
The Awful German Language 47:53 Read by Alex Becker
The Causes for which a President Can Be Impeached; Atlantic Monthly, 1867 15:56 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Crimes of Carnegie 4:27 Read by Brent Floyd
Dedication and Preface to Palgrave's Golden Treasury 12:28 Read by Clarica
The Different Degrees of Enjoyment Presented by the Contemplation of Nature 5:51 Read by Mark F. Smith
Last Honors to Emerson 7:42 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
The Materialist Basis of Education 3:30 Read by Brent Floyd
The Ninety-Five Theses 17:35 Read by David Jaquay
On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery 26:03 Read by J. M. Smallheer
The Progress of Medical Science; 1860 3:40 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ruth Bought by New York Americans 9:16 Read by Bob Tassinari
The Story of An Eyewitness 18:15 Read by Elaine Hamby
Winter Sunshine 36:32 Read by Esther