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Gulliver's Travels

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Jonathan Swift


Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is b…

Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

The Princess and the Goblin

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George MacDonald


The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a hous…

The Princess and Curdie

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George MacDonald


The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. It's been a year since the Princess Irene and Curd…

The Talisman

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Sir Walter Scott


The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the …

The Iliad for Boys and Girls

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a sty…

Introduction

In Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable

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Thomas Bulfinch


Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes…

For a Knitted Bodice

In Exercises in Knitting

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Cornelia Mee


Mrs. Mee, her husband, and her sister ran a yarn and needlework import/warehouse business in Bath, England. Her books primarily contain prac…

The Childhood and Youth of Peter

In Peter the Great

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Jacob Abbott


There are very few persons who have not heard of the fame of Peter the Great, the founder, as he is generally regarded by mankind, of Russia…

10 - Third Dynasty: Sea Divinities- Oceanus through Nike

In Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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E. M. Berens


This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of majo…

Version 8

In Spring and Fall

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Gerard Manley Hopkins


LibriVox volunteers bring you eleven different recordings of Spring and Fall, by Gerard Manley Hopkins. This was the weekly poetry project f…

Beowulf and Grendel

In Myths and Legends of All Nations

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Logan Marshall


This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.

Chapter 3, part 1-2

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 editio…