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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

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 …

Balder Dead (version 2)

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Matthew Arnold


The poem begins with the beloved god Balder, thought to be invulnerable, dead at the hands of the inoffensive blind god Hoder, in a game. L…

A Traveller’s Narrative Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb

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Abdu’L-Bahá ‘Abbás


“This book is the history of a proscribed and persecuted sect written by one of themselves,” writes Professor Edward Granville Browne, the C…

A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay

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Watkin Tench


Watkin Tench was an officer of the British Marines in the First Fleet to settle NSW. This is an interesting and entertaining account of his …

Narrative of the Suffering and Defeat of the North-Western Army, Under General W…

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William Atherton


This memoir dating from 1812ff, but only published in 1840s is a strikingly profound contrast with our modern materialism and comfort. It is…

Youth, a Narrative

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Joseph Conrad


An autobiographical short story written in 1898 and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories…

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…

La Cautiva

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Esteban Echeverría


La Cautiva es un poema narrativo épico, publicado originalmente en 1837. Se considera la obra más representativa del romantici…

The Rape of the Lock

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Alexander Pope


The Rape of the Lock is a mock-heroic narrative poem written by Alexander Pope, first published anonymously in Lintot's Miscellany in May 17…

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 …

A Traveller's Narrative


'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás


“This book is the history of a proscribed and persecuted sect written by one of themselves,” writes Professor Edward Granville Browne, the C…

Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories; Second Series

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Various


This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern sho…

The Ring and the Book

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Robert Browning


"Better translate--"A Roman murder-case: "Position of the entire criminal cause "Of Guido Franceschini, nobleman, "…

Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode

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Matthew Arnold


A young soldier born among Tartars but sired by the mighty Persian lord Rustum, serves in the Tartar army, seeking his great father. To this…

The Lord of the Isles

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Sir Walter Scott


In stunning narrative poetry, the story begins during the time when Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick has been hunted out of Scotland into exile…

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (version 2)

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Frederick Douglass


Published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself was written in response to critics who…

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave

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Henry Bibb


Henry Walton Bibb was born a slave. His father was white although his identity was not positively known. Bibb was separated from his mother …

The Last Of The Mohicans - A Narrative of 1757

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James Fenimore Cooper


The Last of the Mohicans is an epic novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in January 1826. It was one of the most popular English-…

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

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Sir Walter Scott


An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a tale of a sixteenth-century Border feud. In the poem, Lad…

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