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The Apology of Socrates (version 3)

Read by Fr. Richard Zeile of Detroit


Plato


Plato's account of Socrates' defense at his trial for "corrupting the youth" is a classic summation of his teacher's life and miss…

Discourse I: Upon Former English Translations of Tacitus

In The Works of Tacitus, Vol. I

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Tacitus, ed. Thomas Gordon and Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The historical works of Tacitus are a history of the period from A.D. 14 to 96 in thirty volumes. Although many of the works were lost (only…

Chapter 04

In War and Peace, Book 11: 1812

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Leo Tolstoy


War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir”) is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, firs…

Ch 12, pt. 2

In Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol 1, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphan…

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John Foxe, William B. Forbush, ed. and John Foxe


The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beli…

Chapters 11-12

In Bible (KJV) NT 03: Luke

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King James Version


The Gospel of Luke is the most literary of the four gospels which recount the life and work of Jesus Christ. Although anonymous, the book is…

Ch 11: Of the Clergy - Part 1

In Commentaries on the Laws of England. Book 1 (1765)

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William Blackstone


~ BOOK THE FIRST ~The Commentaries on the Laws of England are an influential 18th century treatise on the common law of England by Sir Willi…

Last Words

In Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

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Booker T. Washington


Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War…

Book 3, Chapter 25: The Games

In Adam Bede

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George Eliot


Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously,…