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The Early Lives of Dante

Read by Algy Pug


Giovanni Boccaccio


This recording contains two early biographies of Dante, both written by notable Florentine literati. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 -1375) was an …

A Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Omar Khayyám


The translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald has remained the most celebrated rendering in English of the Persian po…

Narcissus

In Short Poetry Collection 125

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Various


This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2013.

Quatrains 816 - 878

In Quatrains of Omar Khayyam of Nishapur

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Omar Khayyám


In 1906, Eben Francis Thompson,scholar and poet, published a limited edition of his translation of the Quatrains of Omar Khayyam. This editi…

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd - Read by ALP

In The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

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Sir Walter Raleigh


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh. This was the Fortnightly Poetry proj…

To Lucian of Samosata

In Letters to Dead Authors

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Andrew Lang


With twenty two letters, addressed to various already deceased authors, Andrew Lang discusses literary subjects with his usual humour and ac…

Act 2

In The Importance of Being Earnest (version 3)

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Oscar Wilde


Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest is subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People," and has proved immensely popular…

Grandma's Prayer - Read by GHS

In Grandma's Prayer

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Eugene Field


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Grandma's Prayer by Eugene Field . This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 4, 2011.E…

The Smoke Upon Your Altar Dies - Read by ALP

In The Smoke Upon Your Altar Dies

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Rudyard Kipling


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Smoke Upon Your Altar Dies by Rudyard Kipling. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Jan…

06 - The Stror 'at Coot

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

07 - The Siren

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

08 - Mar

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

02 - The Intro

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

03 - The Stoush o' Day

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

Henry VIII

In Shakespeare and Music

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Christopher Wilson


Shakespeare's plays are full of music: love songs, comic ditties, serious ballads, and songs for witches and spirits. Over the centuries mus…

04 - Doreen

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

The Best Thing in the World - Read by DGD

In The Best Thing in the World

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Best Thing in the World by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This was the Weekly Poetry projec…

05 - The Play

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

Dibdin's Ghost - Read by ALP

In Dibdin’s Ghost

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Eugene Field


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Dibdin’s Ghost by Eugene Field. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 30, 2012…

00 - Introduction

In The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis


The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

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