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On the Sublime

Read by Amelia Chesley

Unknowntranslated Byherbert Lord Havell

This is a classical text on aesthetics and proper style in writing and rhetoric, including commentary on various ancient Greek works such as…

The Arte or Crafte of Rhethoryke

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Leonard Cox

This text is a reprint of the first English-language book on rhetoric, including an introduction and notes from Frederic Ives Carpenter of t…

The City of Din

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Dan McKenzie and Dan Mckenzie

A treatise on the increasing loudness of modern life, including philosophical and scientific discussion of what noise is, how effects us phy…

Letters to Catherine E. Beecher in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism

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Angelina Emily Grimké

This is a collection of thirteen letters from Angelina Grimké on the subjects of abolitionism and human rights in the United States.

Lecture 1 of The Meaning of Relativity

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 004

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Albert Einstein

Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Section 49: Veto Messages

In A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant

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James D. Richardson and Ulysses S. Grant

The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising of proclamations, special messag…

Chapter VI: Savoury Dishes - Mushrooms

In Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery

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Arthur Gay Payne

This is a little cookbook of vegetarian recipes, which were only slowly gaining popularity in England at the time of its publication in 1891…

The Two Fundamentals, by Mary Salome Cutler

In Why do we need a public library?

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Internet Archive, which hosts our audio books, is in the midst of their annual fund-raising. They have also begun a drive to provide a mirr…

O Come All Ye Faithful

In Christmas Carol Collection 2017

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Frederick Oakeley

LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 22 Christmas carols for the 2017 holiday. This year's collection includes traditional f…

First Trans-Atlantic Steamship - Foretelling the Weather

In 1000 Things Worth Knowing

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Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr.

Part almanac, part encyclopedia, part dictionary, Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr. gives us his idea of important, but sometimes obscure, facts that…

The Manner of the Nights

In The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 10

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Anonymoustranslated Byrichard Francis Burton

This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mytho…

Editor's Introduction

In A Battle of the Books

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Gail Hamilton

"When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for an author to dissolve the bands which have connected him with his publis…

Section 01

In Don't Marry

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James W. Donovan

This book doesn't advise against marriage but just offers advice on the errors some people can make who make the wrong choice when entering …