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The Spirit of the Border

Read by Leonard Wilson


Zane Grey


This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories. It deals with historical characters an…

John Keats: Selected Poems

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John Keats


John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he…

Kazan

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James Oliver Curwood


Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood.…

Shelley: Selected Poems and Prose

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Percy Bysshe Shelley


The English Romantic Period in literature featured a towering group of excellent poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. If …

Orley Farm

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Anthony Trollope


Orley Farm is Trollope at his best (as good as the Barsetshire series), which means some of the best characterizations in the English langua…

Evangeline

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every sch…

The Courtship of Miles Standish

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


During the late nineteenth century and until the middle of the twentieth, many elementary classrooms in America featured (along with a Gilbe…

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

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Mark Twain


The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took t…

Selected Poems

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and his sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) played important roles in the artistic milieu of V…

Indian Summer

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William Dean Howells


In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of…

Aucassin and Nicolette

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Andrew Lang


Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the earl…

Amoretti: A sonnet sequence

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Edmund Spenser


The Amoretti (meaning little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for …

Days Too Short - Read by LLW

In Days Too Short

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William Henry Davies


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Days Too Short by William H. Davies. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 3, 2011.

On A Shadow In A Glass - Read by LLW

In On A Shadow In A Glass

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Jonathan Swift


Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who …

The Journey of Life - Read by LLW

In The Journey of Life

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William Cullen Bryant


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Journey of Life by William Cullen Bryant. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December…

My Heart and Lute - Read by LLW

In My Heart and Lute

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Thomas Moore


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of My Heart and Lute by Thomas Moore . This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 12th, 201…

Version 11 read by LLW

In October (Coates version)

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Florence Earle Coates


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of October by Florence Earle Coates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 9, 2011.Mrs.…

How a Fisherman Corked up His Foe in a Jar - Read by LLW

In How a Fisherman Corked up His Foe in a Jar

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Guy Wetmore Carryl


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of How a Fisherman Corked up His Foe in a Jar by Guy Wetmore Carryl. This was the Fortnightly Po…

Selected excerpts, part 2

In Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 07

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Henry Cuyler Bunner


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…