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Up The Line

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Will Carleton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Up The Line by Will Carleton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 7th, 2010.

Bars and Shadows: The Prison Poems of Ralph Chaplin

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Ralph Chaplin


Ralph Chaplin and many other prominent members of the Industrial Workers of the World were imprisoned under the Espionage Act of 1917 as the…

Yvain, or the Knight with the Lion

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Chrétien De Troyes


Yvain, the Knight of the Lion is a romance by Chrétien de Troyes. It was probably written in the 1170s simultaneously with Lancel…

The Spook Ballads

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William Theodore Parkes


This is a volume of ghost stories in verse by William Theodore Parkes. The poems in this volume are often humorous, and written in a parody …

The Hunting of the Snark (Version 3)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Lewis Carroll


The Hunting of the Snark - "An Agony in 8 Fits" is typically categorized as a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll, the pen name…

Lyrical Ballads (1798)

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William Wordsworth


Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 …

Ballad of the Tempest

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James Thomas Fields


LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Ballad of the Tempest by James T. Fields. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 4t…

Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary?

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Robert Burns


A LibriVox' Weekly Poetry tribute to Robbie Burns on the upcoming Robbie Burns Day. (January 25) Robert Burns (also known as Robbie Burns, R…

A Bird in a Gilded Cage

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Arthur J. Lamb


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of A Bird in a Gilded Cage by Arthur J. Lamb. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 2, …

Ballady i Romanse

Read by Gosia Leksandrówna


Adam Mickiewicz


Świat Ballad i Romansów, choć jak najbardziej rzeczywisty, o określonym miejscu na mapie i w dziejach, tchnie ludową wyobraźnią, niep…

Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan

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Toru Dutt


Toru Dutt was an Indian poet, writing in English. Born in 1856, she travelled to England and France, and being a polyglot became fluent in F…

Balladen

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Carl Spitteler


Eine Balladensammlung des Schweizer Dichters und Schriftstellers Carl Spitteler. Er erhielt 1919 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. - Summar…

The Ballad of the White Horse (Version 2)

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G. K. Chesterton


The Ballad of the White Horse is a poem by G K Chesterton about the idealized exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great, published in 1911…

The Brother Avenged, and Other Ballads

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George Borrow


This is a series of ten narrative poems by George Borrow. They capture the spirit of epic poetry perfectly, set in medieval times and tellin…

Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems

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Horatio Alger, Jr.


Horatio Alger, better known for his juvenile fiction, also penned some great poetry. His Ballads, including the 8 war poems and his odes, ar…

A Book of Old English Ballads

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George Wharton Edwards


In this selection... the aim has been to bring within moderate compass a collection of these songs of the people which should fairly represe…

Lara, A Tale

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


This powerful poem narrates the fateful return of Count Lara to the British Isles after spending years abroad traveling the orient. Returni…

Translations & Imitations of German Ballads

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Sir Walter Scott


The narrative poems in this collection are written by Sir Walter Scott - the well-known Scottish poet and novelist. Each of these five poems…

The Bab Ballads (version 2)

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W. S. Gilbert


The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before …

Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Read by Peter Tucker


Sir Walter Scott


Marmion is an epic poem in six cantos, written in emulation of the ancient Scottish minstrel style which was of such great interest to Scott…

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