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Musings of a Chinese Mystic: Selections from the Philosophy of Chuang Tzu

Read by Scotty Smith

Lionel Giles

If Lao Tzu then had revolted against the growing artificiality of life in his day, a return to nature must have seemed doubly imperative to …

Gunsight Pass: How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West

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William Macleod Raine

Dave Sanders, a young Arizona cowboy, is a classic western hero: honest, brave, intelligent and caring. This is a story of how he navigates …

The Whispering Eye, A Black Hood Novel

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G. T. Fleming-Roberts

Hunted by the police ... framed for robbery and murder by the Eye, master fiend and vicious ruler of the underworld ... loathed by Barbara S…

The Cartels Jungle

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Irving E. Cox, Jr.

In most ideally conceived Utopias the world as it exists is depicted as a mushrooming horror of maladjustment, cruelty and crime. In this st…

The Nursery ''Alice''

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Lewis Carroll

A shortened version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland . . . adapted by the author himself for children "from nought to five". . …

Eureka: A Prose Poem

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Edgar Allan Poe

Eureka is Poe's attempt at explaining the universe, using his general proposition "Because Nothing was, therefore All Things are".…

Baled Hay: A Drier Book than Walt Whitman's ''Leaves o' Grass''

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Bill Nye

There can really be no excuse for this last book of trite and beautiful sayings. I do not attempt, in any way, to palliate this great wrong.…

Shorty McCabe

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Sewell Ford

Yes, it's been a couple of years since I quit the ring. . . . I slid into a quiet corner for a month or so, and then I dropped into the only…

The Incubator Baby

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Ellis Parker Butler

Marjorie Fielding is born premature and spends her first months of life in an incubator. Her mother is a modern, broad-minded woman eschewin…

To His Coy Mistress - Read by SS

In To His Coy Mistress (version 2)

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Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell was an English metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1…

The Jumblies

In Short Poetry Collection 163

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Edward Lear

This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2016. It also includes a long poem, The Legend of Jubal by Georg…

God-Speed to the Snow - Read by SWS

In God-Speed to the Snow

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Archibald Lampman

Archibald Lampman FRSC was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding expo…

Oh, For a Home of Rest! - Read by SS

In Oh, For a Home of Rest!

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Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney

Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney was a Quaker minister who, when her husband Joseph John Gurney died in 1847, continued the labours of a travelin…

Tigre the Goatherd - A Dog of the Sierra Nevadas

In Dog Heroes of Many Lands

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Sarah Noble Ives

Dogs are great, everyone knows that. And they can be heroes, too! This book brings together eleven dogs from around the world who have prove…

The Decay of the Essay

In Monologues

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Richard Middleton

This is a collection of 32 highly diverting essays of English author Richard Middleton. Although Middleton is now best remembered for his gh…

As You Like It, Part 3: The Shepherd Youth

In The Shakespeare Story-Book

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Mary Macleod

This book contains many of Shakespeare's most famous plays, retold for children. - Summary by kathrinee