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Stoicism

Read by Leon Mire


St. George William Joseph Stock


This short book is part of the Philosophies Ancient and Modern series, which attempts to make Western philosophy more accessible to the gene…

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

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David Hume


In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of …

Bible (WEB) NT 10: Ephesians

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World English Bible


Paul writes to the church at Ephesus, beginning with a praise to God for the forgiveness of their sins and for choosing them in His grace. P…

Bible (WEB) NT 18: Philemon

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World English Bible


While in prison, Paul writes this letter to another Christian, Philemon. Paul has met with and converted a man named Onesimus, probably a r…

04-1 - Rio Negro to Bahia Blanca

In The Voyage of the Beagle

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Charles Darwin


The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal…

Chapter 1, part 3

In A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J. B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editi…

VIIC. Formation of the Constitution:Struggle over Ratification

In History of the United States, Vol. III

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Charles and Mary Beard and Charles Austin Beard


Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and inte…

Alice Pleasance Liddell - Read by lkm

In Alice Pleasance Liddell

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Lewis Carroll


LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 different recordings of Alice Pleasance Liddell by Lewis Carroll. This was the weekly poetry project for th…

Dirge for Two Veterans read by Leon Mire

In Dirge for Two Veterans

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Walt Whitman


In celebration of Memorial Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of Dirge for Two Vetera…

Part 3

In Offences Against One's Self: Paederasty

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Jeremy Bentham


Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. He was a political radical and a leading theor…

Book IV

In The Dawn and the Day

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Henry Thayer Niles


The Dawn and the Day, or, The Buddha and the Christ, Part 1 is a text similar to the epic poetry of Homer or, more accurately, classic Hindu…

Chapter 2: The Entrance of Buddhism into China

In Buddhism and Buddhists in China

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Lewis Hodus and Lewis Hodous


Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. I…

Chapter 2: Adam, Part 1

In The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1

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Louis Ginzberg


Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; …

Book 14, part 1

In The Annals Vol 3

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Tacitus - Church/Brodribb and Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Annals was Tacitus' final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14. He wrote at least 16 books, but bo…

The Philosphy of Compostion

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 011

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Edgar Allan Poe


A collection of sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, articles, speeches and reports included in this collection…

The Clod and the Pebble

In Short Poetry Collection 028

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William Blake


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 028: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.