Ballad of the Canal

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Phoebe Cary

LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Ballad of the Canal by Phoebe Cary. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 4, …

The Cabinet Minister

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Arthur Wing Pinero

Mr. Pinero holds that farce should treat of probable people placed in possible circumstances, but regarded from a point of view which exagge…

The Follies of a Day; OR, The Marriage of Figaro (English)

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Pierre Beaumarchais

This is Thomas Holcroft's English translation, obtained by attending Pierre Beaumarchais' French play nine times in Paris during its origina…

Nicholas Nickleby: A Farce in 2 Acts

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Edward Stirling

This stage adaptation of Dickens’ novel debuted in November of 1838 at the Adelphi Theater in London. Only eight installments of the story …

George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband

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Henri Van Laun and Molière

"The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favori…

Bob and Ray WOR 067 June 13 1973


Walking the plank  Capt turns nice Wednesday  June 13  1973

A Will and No Will or a Bone for the Lawyers

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Charles Macklin

This "Afterpiece" - a short play to follow a main production - was first produced in 1746. It was based on Regnard's five-act com…

Bob and Ray WOR 783 March 08, 1976


"Monday, March 08, 1976", 0:00 Opening the big banner show with Webley, sounding a little blue over his handiwork, playing the org…

Bill Nye and Boomerang; Or the Tale of a Meek-Eyed Mule, and Some Other Literar…

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Bill Nye

Humorist Bill Nye was the first editor of the daily paper in Laramie, Wyoming, and named it the Laramie Boomerang in honor of his mule. As …

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