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Recollections of Old Liverpool by a Nonagenarian

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James Stonehouse


These reflections of a 93 year old Liverpudlian provide a unique view of life in late 19th to mid19th century Liverpool. They were transcrib…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 062

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Various


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 62 features several introspective essays: b…

Walking-Stick Papers

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Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday (1880 – 1947) was an American writer and literary editor. Writer and friend, Christopher Morley, wrote of Holliday…

North-Pole Voyages

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Zachariah Atwell Mudge


For more than three hundred years an intense desire has been felt by explorers to discover and reveal to the world the secrets of the immed…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 065

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. A review of William Carlos Williams' "Kora in Hell" by Robert McAlmon is one …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devo…

Turns About Town

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Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday was an early 20th century essayist, editor, and librarian. Writer Christopher Morley said that he "has the genu…

Twenthe

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Jacobus Craandijk


Wandeling door het moderniserende Twenthe van 1870. De fabrieken van Hengelo en Enschede, de mooie landerijen van Kasteel Twickel, het Volks…

Recollections of Napoleon at St. Helena

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Elizabeth Balcombe Abell


In this memoir written by Betsy Balcombe, who was a precocious 14 year old at the time of events, we are provided with a rare account of the…

Fables for the Frivolous

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Guy Wetmore Carryl


One of the earliest works by the American parodist, Guy Wetmore Carryl, these fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine’s original writing…

Spring (Rossetti)

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Christina Rossetti


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Spring by Christina Georgina Rossetti. This was the Fortnightly Poetry Poetry project for Mar…

The Mentor 2

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Various


The Mentor Association was established to increase interest and knowledge among the public in the areas of art, literature, science, nature,…

The Cottager to Her Infant

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William Wordsworth


Wordsworth was a defining member of the English Romantic Movement. Like other Romantics, Wordsworth’s personality and poetry were deeply inf…

Impartiality

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James Russell Lowell


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Impartiality by James Russell Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 16, 2011…

A Health

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Edward Coote Pinkney


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of A Health by Edward Coote Pinkney. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 19, 201…

Great Epochs in American History, Volume II

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Francis Whiting Halsey


This is the second volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the buil…

The Freedom of Life

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Annie Payson Call


'The Freedom of Life' is a mind-illuminating book, in which author Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) wrote about many of the troubles that we us…

In Time of Pestilence, 1593

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Thomas Nashe


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of In Time of Pestilence, 1593 by Thomas Nashe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 1s…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 072

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works, individually chosen by the readers. "The ground rose and fell in successive furrows, like the ruffled wa…

Great Epochs in American History, Volume III

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Francis Whiting Halsey


This is the third volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the build…

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