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Mother Stories

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Maud Lindsay


"I have endeavored to write, for mothers and dear little children, a few simple stories, embodying some of the truths of Froebel's Moth…

Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving's Old Christmas tells of an American's travels through England during the Christmas season. Through a chance meeting with…

A Christmas Carol (Version 09)

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Charles Dickens


"A Christmas Carol" has been credited with relaunching the celebration of Christmas as we know it. It relaunched Charles Dickens' …

More Selected Classics of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving is, arguably, one of America's greatest writers. He spent many years in Europe and kept records of his observations, which…

Anthem (Version 4)

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Ayn Rand


Ayn Rand is best known for her classics Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. One of her earlier works, Anthem, is a dystopian vision of a wo…

Selected Classics of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving is one of early America's most treasured writers. He is best known for his wit and satirical voice. Irving had the extraor…

Washington Irving's Visit to England

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Washington Irving


Famed American humorist Washington Irving published a series of short stories telling of his adventures traveling from America to England. T…

Tales of a Traveller

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Washington Irving


Writing under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, Washington Irving chronicled his travels through Europe in the early 1820’s. He wrote of peopl…

Washington Irving in London

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving's name is synonymous with such classics as "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." He est…

Uncle's Dream

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Uncle’s Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky was written following his five year exile to Siberia where he was sent to serve in a hard labor camp. F…

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

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Washington Irving


Although this book may not have the immediately recognizable title of, say, “Rip Van Winkle” or “Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” this book deserve…

Lad: A Dog

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Albert Payson Terhune


Lad: A Dog is a 1919 American novel written by Albert Payson Terhune and published by E. P. Dutton. Composed of twelve short stories first p…

Song: Eternity of Love Protested by Thomas Carew - read by GG

In Song: Eternity of Love Protested

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Thomas Carew


Thomas Carew (pronounced "Carey") (1595 - 1640) was one of the Cavalier poets, a group associated with the unfortunate King Charl…

Four Winds - Read by GG

In Four Winds

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Sara Teasdale


In 1918 she won a Pulitzer Prize for her 1917 poetry collection Love Songs. It was "made possible by a special grant from The Poetry So…

Stanzas Written In His Library - Read by GG

In Stanzas Written in His Library

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Robert Southey


Poem #619 in The Book Of Georgian Verse, page 1110, published 1909.This poem seems so appropriate to what we do at LibriVox, surrounding our…

A Grain of Sand

In Poems

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Frances E. W. Harper


Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an influential female African American poet. Her poetry often deals with themes of freedom, discrimination,…

The Watcher's Carol

In Poems

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Frances Louisa Bushnell


This is a collection of poems by Connecticut poet Frances Louisa Bushnell. Ms Bushnell was an eminent person in her local social circles, an…

What Jolly Did Best

In The Tale of Jolly Robin

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Arthur Scott Bailey


Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects …