Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The Best American Humorous Short Stories


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Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omi…

Hymns of the Christian Church


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A collection of classic Christian hymns spanning the centuries. Some LibriVox volunteers read the hymns; others sung them. (Summary by Leon…

Short Story Collection Vol. 047


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

My Hunt After 'The Captain'


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Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice. Originally publ…

Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 1


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Volume 1 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes select…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 01


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the first volume, 53 short stories and poems have been gathered from 44 authors…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 5: Nature (Part 1)


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The fifth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 2


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Volume 2 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes select…

Short Poetry Collection 139


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2014.

The One-Hoss Shay


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This is a small collection of whimsical poems by the American physician and author Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. "The Deacon's Masterpiec…

Elsie Venner


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Bernard Langdon is close to earning his degree in medicine when his family finds itself in financial difficulties, forcing Langdon to interr…

Short Poetry Collection 095


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of February and March 2011.

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 2)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, inc…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 5: Nature (Part 2)


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The fifth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, incl…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 6: Fancy and Sentiment (Part 2)


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The sixth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, incl…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 3: Sorrow and Consolation (Part 1)


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The third of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection includes a range of famous poe…

Short Poetry Collection 140


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This is a collection of 32 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2015.

Short Story Collection Vol. 092


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This collection of short stories in the English Language brings another rich compendium of old favorites fro Lord Dunsany, Guy de Maupassant…

Departed Days


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Departerd Days by Oliver Wendell Holmes. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 8, 2011.O…

Long Poems Collection 008


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LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 008: a collection of 14 public-domain poems longer than 10 minutes in length.

Short Poetry Collection 166


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This is a collection of 36 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2017.

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 060


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain independently chosen by the readers. Volume 60 features excerpts from two German philoso…

Short Poetry Collection 082


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of August 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 143


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 188


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 190


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 201


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This is a collection of 49 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 204


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This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2020.

To a Blank Sheet of Paper


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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by…

Short Poetry Collection 047


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 047: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 208


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This is a collection of 67 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2020.

The Ballad of the Oysterman


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from THE POETICAL WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: TO MY READERS NAY, blame me not; I might have spared Your patience many a trivial verse, Y…

Short Poetry Collection 058


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 058: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

The Island Hunting-Song


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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed b…