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Mother and Daughter

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Augusta Webster


Uncompleted at her death, Augusta Webster's posthumously published sonnet sequence Mother and Daughter celebrates the relationship between a…

A Selection of Divine Poems

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John Donne


John Donne was an English Jacobean preacher, sometime lawyer, later in life a Member of Parliament and Royal Chaplain. Marrying for love aga…

Selections from Harris's Cabinet

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William Roscoe


In the early 1800s, London publisher John Harris began producing small books for children that were designed not to instruct, but to enterta…

Selected Poems

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Elizabeth Siddal


Elizabeth Siddal was a British poet, artist and model. Her poems were not published in a single volume in her lifetime; this collection brin…

On the Iron at Big Cloud

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Frank L. Packard


Frank L. Packard worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He brings this experience to the fictional Hill Division -- t…

Short Stories

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


This is a collection of short stories by Fyodor Dostoevsky, the Russian novelist and short story writer. (Summary by sidhu177)

Where the Pelican Builds

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Mary Hannay Foott


Mary Hannay Foott was an Australian poet and editor who is best remembered for the poem Where the pelican builds.

A Christmas Miscellany

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Various


A selection of eight short works, chapters, or poems about Christmas. - Summary by david wales

Abaft The Funnel

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Rudyard Kipling


"Men in pajamas sitting abaft the funnel and swapping lies of the purple seas." Thirty one early short stories by the master story…

The Literary Sense

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E. Nesbit


A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoe…

Leda

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Aldous Huxley


Though he gained recognition for his later essays and novels, Aldous Huxley started his writing career as a poet. Published in 1920, Leda is…

Red Maples

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Sara Teasdale


Each week a poem is chosen to be recorded by as many LibriVox volunteers as possible! Thank you to RuthieG for the suggestion .

Os Sonetos Completos

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Antero De Quental


Antero de Quental foi a figura central da Geração de 70, responsável pelo início da poesia moderna, a partir da …

A Thief in the Night - Version 2

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E. W. Hornung


A Thief in the Night is a 1905 collection of short stories by Ernest William Hornung, featuring his popular character A. J. Raffles. It was …

The Stolen White Elephant

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Mark Twain


In this Mark Twain short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local po…

Cuentos de Amor de Locura y de Muerte

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Horacio Quiroga


Colección de cuentos de Horacio Quiroga.

4 Stories by Louisa May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott


Here are four delightful short stories written by the famous author specifically for girls. As she says in the tiny preface "These stor…

The Poems of Jonathan Swift, Volume One

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Jonathan Swift


Sit back and listen to these light-hearted witty rhymes and see the world Jonathan Swift saw -- and maybe recognize your own. Think there is…

A Mirror Of Shalott

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Robert Hugh Benson


Fourteen stories of the strange by the Anglican then Roman Catholic priest, Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914). The form of the book is of stori…

The Poetry of St Teresa of Avila

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St. Teresa of Avila


The poetry of St Teresa of Avila, recorded in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Saint's birth (March 28, 2015).

The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

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John Dryden


The first of two volumes of collected poetry by this revered and highly influential English restoration poet and playwright. The poems, many…

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