Curiosities of Olden Times


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(4.3 stars; 8 reviews)

This book is a collection of 17 gems of random knowledge, such as what women are made of and the philosopher's stone, written in Baring-Gould's own style. (Summary by Carolin) (8 hr 35 min)

Chapters

The Meaning of Mourning 23:58 Read by K.G.Cross
Curiosities of Cypher 47:46 Read by K.G.Cross
Strange Wills 33:16 Read by NoelBadrian
Queer Culprits 30:27 Read by Crln Yldz Ksr
Ghosts in Court 25:39 Read by jennycbnyn
Strange Pains and Penalties 17:28 Read by JacobH
What are Women Made of? 27:46 Read by Phil Chenevert
'Flagellum Salutis' 28:03 Read by Tony Oliva
'Hermippus Redivivus' 30:53 Read by Leni
The Baroness de Beausoleil 22:31 Read by Availle
Some Crazy Saints, part 1 28:57 Read by Availle
Some Crazy Saints, part 2 38:02 Read by Availle
The Jackass of Vanvres 19:22 Read by Crln Yldz Ksr
A Mysterious Vale 34:58 Read by Availle
King Robert of Sicily 30:50 Read by Peter John Keeble
Sortes Sacrae 18:22 Read by Erin McKelle
Chiapa Chocolate 20:01 Read by Availle
The Philosopher's Stone 37:19 Read by CaprishaPage