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Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006

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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, medicine, nature and religion. Included in this collection are speeches by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses, several interesting or historic articles from Vanity Fair and the NY times, as well as writings of Eugene Debs, Alexander von Humboldt, Lena Morrow Lewis, Joseph Lister and C. M. Ellis. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) (3 hr 37 min)

Chapters

Address to the People of Illinois on Tariff or Taxation, March 4, 1843

3:52

Read by Mark F. Smith

All is not Gold that Glitters

4:26

Read by Lee Ann Howlett

The Awful German Language

47:53

Read by Alex Becker

The Causes for which a President Can Be Impeached; Atlantic Monthly, 1867

15:56

Read by Lee Ann Howlett

Crimes of Carnegie

4:27

Read by Brent Floyd

Dedication and Preface to Palgrave's Golden Treasury

12:28

Read by Clarica

The Different Degrees of Enjoyment Presented by the Contemplation of Nature

5:51

Read by Mark F. Smith

Last Honors to Emerson

7:42

Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)

The Materialist Basis of Education

3:30

Read by Brent Floyd

The Ninety-Five Theses

17:35

Read by David Jaquay

On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery

26:03

Read by J. M. Smallheer

The Progress of Medical Science; 1860

3:40

Read by Lee Ann Howlett

Ruth Bought by New York Americans

9:16

Read by Bob Tassinari

The Story of An Eyewitness

18:15

Read by Elaine Hamby

Winter Sunshine

36:32

Read by Esther