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The Arte or Crafte of Rhethoryke

Read by Amelia Chesley

Leonard Cox

This text is a reprint of the first English-language book on rhetoric, including an introduction and notes from Frederic Ives Carpenter of t…

On the Sublime

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This is a classical text on aesthetics and proper style in writing and rhetoric, including commentary on various ancient Greek works such as…

The City of Din

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Dan McKenzie and Dan Mckenzie

A treatise on the increasing loudness of modern life, including philosophical and scientific discussion of what noise is, how effects us phy…

The Two Fundamentals, by Mary Salome Cutler

In Why do we need a public library?

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Internet Archive, which hosts our audio books, is in the midst of their annual fund-raising. They have also begun a drive to provide a mirr…

The First Part. Chapter II

In The Natural History of Chocolate

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D. de Quelus and D. De Quelus

The Natural History of Chocolate being a Distinct and Particular Account of the Cocoa-tree, its Growth and Culture, and the Preparation, Exc…

Love in Dian’s Lap - I. - Before Her Portrait in Youth

In Poems

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Francis Thompson

This is the first volume of poems published by the English poet Francis Thompson. It also includes his most famous poem, The Hound of Heaven…

Chapter IV: Individual Liberty and Public Control

In Political Ideals

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Bertrand Russell

This is a book by the famous 20th century British philosopher Bertrand Russell on Political Ideals. It was written during the course of Worl…

The Piper and the Puca - Daniel O'Rourke

In Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats

This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…