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Thomas Henry Huxley


Thomas Henry Hux­ley was an English biologist (comparative anatomist). He was the most effective supporter of Darwin's Theory of Evoluti…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been an…

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


An review essay of "Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay". The Edinburgh Review, January, 1843. Reprinted in vol. iii of Macaulay'…

Hieroglyphic Tales

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Horace Walpole


Surreal and satirical, these stories by the eighteenth century man of letters, Whig politician, art historian and antiquarian are '"...…

The Novels of Jane Austen

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George Henry Lewes


An 1859 essay by the prominent philosopher and literary critic, G. H. Lewes, who was an enthusiastic promoter of the novels of Jane Austen a…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…

Horace Walpole's Letters: a selection

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Horace Walpole


Horace Walpole, 4th earl of Orford, was a cultivated participant in, and observer of, the social and political life of Georgian England. His…

Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia and Letter to a Friend

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Thomas Browne


Selections from the varied writings of a 17th century English doctor with a well-stocked mind, an interest in the new science of his age and…

Reminiscences and Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers - Banker, Poet and Patron of the …

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Samuel Rogers


Samuel Rogers was a renowned conversationalist who associated with the most distinguished persons of his time. This volume contains fascinat…

Section 33

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…

Section 1

In The Novels of Jane Austen

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George Henry Lewes


An 1859 essay by the prominent philosopher and literary critic, G. H. Lewes, who was an enthusiastic promoter of the novels of Jane Austen a…

Section 58

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been an…

Section 32

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…

Section 2

In The Novels of Jane Austen

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George Henry Lewes


An 1859 essay by the prominent philosopher and literary critic, G. H. Lewes, who was an enthusiastic promoter of the novels of Jane Austen a…

The New Colossus - Read by BAB

In The New Colossus

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Emma Lazarus


LibriVox volunteers bring you 26 recordings of The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 24, 2012.L…

Section 57

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been an…

Section 35

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…

Section 3

In The Novels of Jane Austen

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George Henry Lewes


An 1859 essay by the prominent philosopher and literary critic, G. H. Lewes, who was an enthusiastic promoter of the novels of Jane Austen a…

Section 56

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been an…

Section 34

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)

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James Boswell


This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…

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