The Ontario Readers: Third Book


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The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary works, both stories and poems, geared to grade-school age children. (Summary by aradlaw) (7 hr 14 min)

Chapters

Acknowledgements 4:40 Read by David Lawrence
To-day 0:45 Read by Sibella Denton
Fortune and the Beggar 2:42 Read by Sibella Denton
The Lark and the Rook 1:55 Read by Sibella Denton
The Pickwick Club on Ice 6:02 Read by Sibella Denton
Tubal Cain 2:33 Read by Sibella Denton
Professor Frog's Lecture 12:44 Read by Sibella Denton
A Song for April 1:05 Read by Sibella Denton
How the Crickets Brought Good Fortune 5:10 Read by Sibella Denton
The Battle of Blenheim 2:21 Read by Sibella Denton
The Ride for Life 5:45 Read by Sibella Denton
Iagoo, the Boaster 1:42 Read by Clara Snyder
The Story of a Fire 3:03 Read by Ancilla
The Quest 1:37 Read by Clara Snyder
The Jackal and the Partridge 6:23 Read by Linda Ferguson
Hide and Seek 1:48 Read by Clara Snyder
The Burning of the "Goliath" 4:11 Read by Laura Caldwell
Hearts of Oak 1:13 Read by TriciaG
A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea 1:17 Read by TriciaG
The Talents 2:56 Read by Marian Martin
A Farewell 1:14 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
An Apple Orchard in the Spring 1:51 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Bluejay 5:17 Read by Esther
A Canadian Camping Song 1:33 Read by Kalynda
The Argonauts 6:00 Read by TriciaG
The Minstrel-Boy 1:21 Read by Kalynda
Mary Elizabeth 17:09 Read by ppezz
The Frost 2:30 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Corn-fields 2:08 Read by Linda Ferguson
South-West Wind, Esq. 11:11 Read by Linda Ferguson
The Meeting of the Waters 1:32 Read by meenaiyer
Love 2:03 Read by Neeru Iyer
The Robin's Song 1:25 Read by Neeru Iyer
Work or Play 7:28 Read by John Greenman
Burial of Sir John Moore 2:27 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Whistle 2:15 Read by TriciaG
A Canadian Boat Song 1:15 Read by TriciaG
The Little Hero of Haarlem 5:42 Read by TriciaG
Father William 2:41 Read by Clara Snyder
David and Goliath 7:14 Read by Symmie
Charge of the Light Brigade 2:04 Read by TriciaG
Maggie Tulliver 8:17 Read by Lucy Perry
The Corn Song 1:48 Read by Linda Ferguson
Sports in Norman England 5:41 Read by Timothy Ferguson
A Song of Canada 3:37 Read by TriciaG
A Mad Tea Party 8:09 Read by Symmie
The Slave's Dream 2:58 Read by Kalynda
The Chase 10:51 Read by ppezz
The Inchcape Rock 3:46 Read by meenaiyer
A Rough Ride 9:05 Read by TriciaG
The Arab and His Steed 5:23 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Poet's Song 1:14 Read by Sibella Denton
Adventure with a Whale 6:02 Read by Sibella Denton
The Maple 2:11 Read by Sibella Denton
Damon and Pythias 3:05 Read by Sibella Denton
The Wreck of the Orpheus 1:40 Read by Sibella Denton
The Tide River 1:39 Read by Sibella Denton
Wisdom the Supreme Prize 1:15 Read by Sibella Denton
The Orchard 1:05 Read by Sibella Denton
Inspired by the Snow 3:50 Read by Sibella Denton
The Squirrel 0:49 Read by Sibella Denton
Soldier, Rest 1:20 Read by Sibella Denton
Fishing 6:26 Read by Sibella Denton
The Fountain 1:05 Read by Sibella Denton
Break, Break, Break 1:13 Read by Sibella Denton
The Bed of Procrustes 6:56 Read by Sibella Denton
"Bob White" 1:30 Read by Sibella Denton
Radisson and the Indians 3:36 Read by Sibella Denton
The Brook 2:20 Read by Sibella Denton
"Do Seek Their Meat From God" 8:10 Read by Sibella Denton
A Song of the Sea 1:55 Read by Sibella Denton
Little Daffydownilly 13:32 Read by Neeru Iyer
The Sandpiper 2:22 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
From "The Sermon on the Mount" 2:27 Read by Symmie
The Legend of Saint Christopher 3:35 Read by Marian Martin
William Tell and His Son (from Chambers' 'Tracts') 4:43 Read by TriciaG
A Midsummer Song 2:08 Read by Carol Stripling
The Relief of Lucknow 5:15 Read by David Lawrence
The Song in Camp 2:28 Read by Carol Stripling
Afterglow 1:24 Read by meenaiyer
King Richard and Salidin 7:23 Read by Neeru Iyer
England's Dead 2:54 Read by Kalynda
Hohenlinden 2:07 Read by Craig Campbell
The Dream of the Oak Tree (translator unknown) 6:06 Read by Neeru Iyer
A Prayer 1:05 Read by Neeru Iyer
The Death of the Flowers 2:40 Read by meenaiyer
'Tis the Last Rose of Summer 1:00 Read by Lucy Perry
A Roman's Honour 4:02 Read by Lucy Perry
The Fighting Téméraire 1:42 Read by Lucy Perry
Don Quixote's Fight with the Windmills (translator unknown) 6:41 Read by Marian Martin
The Romance of the Swan's Nest 5:09 Read by Neeru Iyer
Moonlight Sonata 6:28 Read by Marian Martin
The Red-Winged Blackbird 1:56 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
To the Cuckoo 1:59 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
The Story of a Stone 5:56 Read by David Lawrence
The Snow-Storm 3:27 Read by Lucy Perry
The Heroine of Vercheres 6:50 Read by Neeru Iyer
Jacques Cartier 3:22 Read by Kalynda
Ants and Their Slaves 6:15 Read by Symmie
Lead, Kindly Light 1:35 Read by Carol Stripling
The Jolly Sandboys 9:12 Read by Linda Ferguson
The Gladness of Nature 1:42 Read by Carol Stripling
Old English Life 7:33 Read by Clara Snyder
Puck's Song 2:06 Read by Neeru Iyer
The Battle of Queenston Heights 7:16 Read by Antoine Kaufmann
The Bugle Song 1:43 Read by Carol Stripling
Charity 2:23 Read by Neeru Iyer
A Christmas Carol 2:11 Read by Sean McGaughey
The Barren Lands 7:29 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
A Spring Morning 1:51 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Crossing the Bar 1:33 Read by Neeru Iyer