Ceres’ Runaway & Other Essays

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Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The Meynell's later converted to Roman Catholicism. These essays are very evocative for anyone who has, or wants to visit London, capturing the atmosphere of the late nineteenth century In "Ceres' Runaway," she covers topics ranging through travel, literature and children. - Summary by Larry Wilson (2 hr 58 min)


Ceres’ Runaway 7:34 Read by Annyiee Hill
A Vanquished Man 9:44 Read by Eva Davis
A Northern Fancy 11:04 Read by Annyiee Hill
Laughter 8:31 Read by Annyiee Hill
Harlequin Mercutio 6:32 Read by Nemo
The Little Language 10:23 Read by Annyiee Hill
Anima Pellegrina! 7:47 Read by Lillis Joy
The Sea Wall 10:05 Read by Lillis Joy
The Daffodil 8:12 Read by Lillis Joy
Addresses 5:59 Read by Lillis Joy
The Audience 5:20 Read by Annyiee Hill
Tithonus 11:41 Read by DrPGould
The Tow Path 7:36 Read by Nemo
The Tethered Constellations 5:49 Read by Nemo
Popular Burlesque 10:12 Read by brianna
Dry Autumn 7:12 Read by Michael Fassio
The Plaid 7:01 Read by Annyiee Hill
Two Burdens 7:14 Read by Roman Noble
The Unready 8:56 Read by Michael Fassio
The Child of Tumult 12:05 Read by DrPGould
The Child of Subsiding Tumult 9:57 Read by Larry Wilson