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The Bridal of Triermain

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Sir Walter Scott


Scott's The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative poem which weaves together elements of popular English legend using dramati…

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

Fairy Realm: A Collection Of The Favourite Old Tales Told in Verse

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Tom Hood


Here are five of the most loved Fairy Tales retold in verse by the English humourist and writer, Tom Hood (1835 - 1874). The tales are; The …

Impresiones y paisajes

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Federico García Lorca


Libro de viajes de Federico García Lorca, donde recoge sus impresiones y pensamientos íntimos ante la contemplación de …

The Borough

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George Crabbe


English village life and villagers in the east of England in the late 1700’s and early 1800s—is the subject of The Borough. George Crabbe …

The Last Buccaneer

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Last Buccaneer by Thomas Babbington Macaulay. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for …

Jim of the Hills - A Story in Rhyme

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C. J. Dennis


Jim, an axe-man for a sawmill, who is a hard-knuckled, two-fisted fighting man when he has to be, but is shy around women, longs to find a w…

Mein blaues Buch

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Hermann Löns


Mein blaues Buch ist eine Sammlung von Balladen und Romanzen, welche 1909 erschien. Löns war leidenschaftlicher Jäger und gerne in…

Poems

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T. S. Eliot


This collection of 24 contains some of T. S. Eliot's earlier work. This collection contains poems in English as well as some completely in …

Digger Smith

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C. J. Dennis


“Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and…

Poetic Trios

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Various


We selected some of our favourite poets for this collection, including Dante, Fitzgerald, Keats, Barrett Browning, Lear, Carroll, Milton, Mo…

The Bothie of Toper-na-Fuosich

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Arthur Hugh Clough


Arthur Clough provides us with a timeless coming of age story involving a young Englishman studying in Scotland who falls in love. - Summar…

Peter Bell: A Tale

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William Wordsworth


A ne'er-do-well's life is changed by an encounter with a stubborn animal. - Summary by Matthew Schneider

Men of Harlech

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Talhaiarn


LibriVox readers present 7 versions of "Men of Harlech" by Talhaiarn. This was the weekly poem for the week of September 23, 2012.…

Captain Craig: A Book of Poems

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Edwin Arlington Robinson


This is a volume of narrative poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. - Summary by Carolin

The White Doe of Rylstone

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William Wordsworth


A narrative poem in seven cantos, set during the Northern Rebellion of 1569. A group of Catholic nobleman from the North of England attempt …

Venus and Adonis (Version 2)

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William Shakespeare


Both Ovid and Spenser also treat this ancient myth, but Spenser alters the ending, converting the tale into an archetype of fulfilled love, …

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