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The First Book of Urizen

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William Blake


The Book of Urizen is one of the major prophetic books of the English poet William Blake, illustrated by Blake's own plates. It was original…

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (version 2)

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William Blake


"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom."The Marriage of Heaven & Hell is William Blake’s masterpiece – a piously bl…

In Harmony with Nature

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Matthew Arnold


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of In Harmony with Nature. by Matthew Arnold. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 8, 201…

Robert Browning 200th Anniversary Collection

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Robert Browning


For this collection, LibriVox volunteers made their own selections from Robert Browning's poetry and prose to celebrate the 200th anniversar…

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

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Phillis Wheatley


Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in 1773. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at age s…

The Eclogues

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Virgil


This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely …

An Essay on Criticism

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Alexander Pope


An Essay on Criticism was the first major poem written by the English writer Alexander Pope (1688-1744). However, despite the title, the poe…

James Joyce in Context, Vol. 1: Telemachus

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Various


This is a project invented and created by LibriVox volunteers. It collects various works which James Joyce quotes and refers to in his epic…

A Winter Day

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Montgomery's poem on winter is an analogy for life, symbolizing the three life stages of youth, adulthood and old age.

More Goops and How Not to Be Them

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Frank Gelett Burgess


Deep in the heart of every parent is the wish, the desire, to have other adults tell us, in an unsolicited way, just how very polite one’s c…

Compilation de poèmes - 004

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Various


Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. (Ezwa)

A Prairie Sunset

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Walt Whitman


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Prairie Sunset by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2011.Walt…

The Reign of King Edward the Third

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William Shakespeare


The Reign of King Edward the Third is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596. It has frequently been claimed that it was at least p…

Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 03

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William Shakespeare


LibriVox readers present the third collection of monologues from Shakespeare's plays. Containing 20 parts. - William Shakespeare (April 26, …

De Rerum Natura

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Titus Lucretius Carus


An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the …

Fables de Florian

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Jean-Pierre Claris De Florian


« Je tâche d'y tourner le vice en ridicule Ne pouvant l'attaquer avec les bras d'Hercule. » La Fontaine, Livre V, I Apr&e…

Up One Pair of Stairs of My Bookhouse

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Variousandolive Beaupre Miller


Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the second volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for li…

A Chesterton Calendar

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G. K. Chesterton


Go through the year, day by day, with the wit and wisdom of G.K. Chesterton! Compiled from the writings of 'G.K.C', both in verse and in pro…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection

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Various


A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selec…

Achilleis

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Achilleis von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, entstanden 1797–99, veröffentlicht 1808.Als Goethe an dem Epos in Hexametern Hermann und Doro…

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