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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Le Gallienne)

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Omar Khayyám

Richard le Gallienne was an English poet and critic, who, although unfamiliar with the Persian language, had a profound interest in the Ruba…

The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam

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Omar Khayyám

In 1867 Jean Baptiste Nicolas (1814-1875), scholar and career diplomat, published the first major French translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar…

A Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Omar Khayyám

The translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald has remained the most celebrated rendering in English of the Persian po…

Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Errors of the Modernists)

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Pope St Pius X

During a relatively short pontificate (1903 - 1914) Pope Pius X devoted much of his time to dealing with issues related to the rapid spread …

Quanta Cura & The Syllabus of Errors

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Pope Pius Ix

This encyclical letter of Pope Pius IX was promulgated in 1864 and issued with the attached Syllabus of Errors. The document was dispatched…

The Ring and the Book - An Interpretation

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Francis Bickford Hornbrooke

Francis Bickford Hornbrooke was an American Unitarian minister who in later years was recognized as an expert commentator on literature, in …

An Interpretation of Keats's Endymion

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Henry Clement Notcutt

Endymion is the largest work by John Keats and was composed between April and November 1817. When it was published in April 1818 the critic…

A Second Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Louisa Stuart Costello, Edward Byles Cowell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Henry George Keene, R. Löwenberg, Charles Pickering, Frank Siller, Whitley Stokes and W. E. B. Whittaker

In 1840 Louisa Stuart Costello published in Fraser’s Magazine an article on classic Persian poetry, which included a section on Omar Khayyam…

A Third Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Omar Khayyám

In addition to Edward Fitzgerald, many authors have produced versions of the quatrains of Omar Khayyam. This collection features the work of…


In Piano and Song

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Friedrich Wieck

This book talks about teaching, learning and performing on the piano in a delightful style, alternating between conversation and instruction…

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In A Description of New England

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Captain John Smith

Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted fo…

Be Kind When You Can - Read by GHS

In Be Kind When You Can

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Eliza Cook

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Be Kind When You Can by Eliza Cook. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 30, 2011.E…

The Bells - Read by GHS

In The Bells

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Edgar Allan Poe

LibriVox readers bring you 18 recordings of "The Bells." This was the Fortnightly Poetry selection for January 30 to February 13, …

A Western Voyage

In Short Poetry Collection 095

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James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915) and James Elroy Flecker

This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of February and March 2011.

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