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Paradise Regain'd (version 2)

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


John Milton


Having been publicly acknowledged as God's "beloved Son," Jesus retires to the desert to meditate upon what it means to be the Mes…

Pep: Poise, Efficiency, Peace

Read by J A Carter


William C. Hunter


Colonel William Crosbie Hunter was a businessman and self-help writer who was moderately popular in the early 20th century. His books set fo…

The Sea Lady (Version 2)

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H. G. Wells


A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive,…

Guardians

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A. S. Frye


Guardians is set in the near future and follows the life of a young girl, Kathy, who suffers a head injury which gives her some amazing psyc…

The Lausiac History

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Palladius


The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving the Desert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptian dese…

The Moon Maid

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


Edgar Rice Burroughs


Sabotage accidentally takes Earth's first manned interplanetary expedition to the Moon, where a sublunar adventure ensues, involving two int…

Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 2

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St. Cyril of Alexandria and Cyril Of Alexandria


Book 2 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 1:29 - 5:34. (Summary by the reader)

Funeral Oration on Meletius

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St. Gregory of Nyssa


Saint Meletius was Patriarch of Antioch from 360 until his death in 381. One of his last acts was to preside over the First Council of Const…

Le Paradis Perdu

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


John Milton


Comme Virgile a développé l’épopée à célébrer l’origine de sa propre patrie, Milton l’a ada…

Scholia on the Incarnation of the Only-Begotten

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St. Cyril of Alexandria and Cyril Of Alexandria


Thirty-seven short articles discussing "What is Christ?" ( The Reader)

Areopagitica (Version 2)

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John Milton


The noblest and most extensive defense of freedom of the press in English. Although Milton was sufficiently practical to serve as a censor o…

The Dragon of Wantley

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Owen Wister


The "true" story of the Wantley Dragon. Set at Christmas time, it is a tale of a Baron, his daughter, a brave knight, True Love, a…

Balder Dead (version 2)

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Matthew Arnold


The poem begins with the beloved god Balder, thought to be invulnerable, dead at the hands of the inoffensive blind god Hoder, in a game. L…

The Man in the Moone

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Francis Godwin


A self-serving Spaniard discovers a means of traveling to the moon, describing his sensations in transit in terms remarkably consistent with…

Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 3

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St. Cyril of Alexandria and Cyril Of Alexandria


Book 3 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 5:35- 6:37, as well as a look at the prophecy contained in Deut. 18:15-19. (Summary by …

Jerusalem Delivered

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Torquato Tasso


The First Crusade provides the backdrop for a rich tapestry of political machinations, military conflicts, martial rivalries, and love stori…

Funeral Orations

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Gregory Of Nazianzus


Gregory the Theologian, also known as Gregory Nazianzen (which name also refers to his father,) was a 4th-century Archbishop of Constantinop…

Absalom and Achitophel

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John Dryden


John Dryden published Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem in 1681. It is an elaborate historical allegory using the political situation faced by …

Monsieur Beaucaire

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Booth Tarkington


A madcap Frenchman posing as an ambassador's barber blackmails a dishonest duke to introduce him as a nobleman to a wealthy belle of Bath. S…

The History of Britain

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John Milton


A reader of this history, encountering the frequent references to “my author,” meaning the current source, will be reminded of DON QUIXOTE a…

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