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The Untroubled Mind

Read by Carol Box

Herbert J. Hall

A very wise physician has said that “every illness has two parts—what it is, and what the patient thinks about it.” What the patient thinks …

The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book

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Constance Cary Harrison

"And now, mamma, until your tea is ready, we know what you must do," said the children, in a breath. "Tell us a story—a 'real…

Where Go the Boats - Read by CB

In Where Go the Boats

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Where Go the Boats is a short poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a Scottish author famous for writing Treasure Island. He also wrote man…

The Army of Death - Read by CB

In The Army of Death

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Charles Hamilton Sorley

Captain Sorley was among 16 Great War poets commemorated in Westminster Abbey's Poets' Corner. The inscription was written by Wilfred Owen. …

Cymbeline, Act 1 Scene 6

In Shakespearean Dialogues Collection 001

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William Shakespeare

This is a collection of scenes from Shakespeare's plays, mainly comprising dialogues between two characters. The theme for this collection i…

Magna Carta, 1215 - 1915

In Magna Carta Commemoration Essays

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William Sharp McKechnie

On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 20…

Book Second - School-Time continued ...

In The Prelude

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William Wordsworth

Among monuments of narrative poetry, The Prelude; or, Growth of a Poet's Mind, by William Wordsworth, occupies a unique place. Wordsworth pu…

Feeding the Mind

In Coffee Break Collection 006 - Food and Drink

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Lewis Carroll

This is the sixth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…