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The Lay of the Last Minstrel

Read by Peter Tucker


Sir Walter Scott


An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a tale of a sixteenth-century Border feud. In the poem, Lad…

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Version 2)

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George Berkeley


A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (commonly called Treatise when referring to Berkeley's works) is a 1710 work, in Eng…

The Cathedral

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Joris-Karl Huysmans


It is the third of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a thinly disguised portrait of the author. He had already featured the c…

The Late Mattia Pascal

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Luigi Pirandello


Mattia Pascal grew up in a small Italian town not dissimilar to that of the author's upbringing. Pascal leads a somewhat feckless boyhood, a…

RUNE XIX. Ilmarinen's Wooing

In The Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland (Crawford Translation)

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Elias Lonnrot and Elias Lönnrot


This is the epic of Finland. It is the combined folk tales of the Finnish nation starting with the birth of the world from the egg of a seab…

Song

In Short Poetry Collection 135

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John Donne


This is a collection of 13 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2014.

The Ballad of Iskander

In Forty-Two Poems

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James Elroy Flecker


This is a collection of poems by James Elroy Flecker. - Summary by Carolin

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In Bible (KJV) 18: Job (version 2)

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King James Version


Job was a prosperous landowner who encountered a series of misfortunes, leading him to question himself and his relation to his God. A gran…

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