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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Washington Irving


The quiet Dutch community of Sleepy Hollow lay in the Adirondack mountains on the western shore of the mighty Hudson River in America’s colo…

American Indian Fairy Tales

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William Trowbridge Larned


With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity down through the generations by…

Sarrasine

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Honoré de Balzac


Published by Honoré de Balzac in the tempestuous year of 1830, the tale follows the undulating pathways of Sarrasine the sculptor’s s…

War Is Kind (Collection)

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Stephen Crane


Published in 1899, just a year before his death, War Is Kind by Stephen Crane evokes again the dark imagery of war which made his fortune in…

Green Island

In The Country of the Pointed Firs

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Sarah Orne Jewett


The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) is considered Jewett’s finest work, described by Henry James as her “beautiful little quantum of achi…

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In O Captain! My Captain!

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Walt Whitman


In honor of President’s Day, LibriVox brings you thirteen versions of O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman. This classic poem was written…

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In I Do Not Love Thee

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norton_c and Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton


LibriVox volunteers bring you twenty different readings of Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton’s I Do Not Love Thee, a weekly poetry project. (S…

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In If

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Rudyard Kipling


LibriVox’s weekly poetry project for the week of January 29, 2006: This popular piece was voted Britain’s favourite poem in a BBC opinion po…

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In Mother Night

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James Weldon Johnson


LibriVox volunteers bring you fifteen different readings of Mother Night, by James Weldon Johnson. This weekly poetry project (for the week …

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In The Prince

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Niccolò Machiavelli


ll Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine writer Niccolò Machiavelli, originally called “De Principatibus” (…

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In The Return of the Native

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Thomas Hardy


Like all of Hardy's work, The Return of the Native (1878) is passionate and controversial, with themes and sympathies beyond what a good Vic…

Song of Wandering Aengus - read by CD

In The Song of Wandering Aengus

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William Butler Yeats


LibriVox volunteers bring you eighteen different readings of The Song of Wandering Aengus, by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, to celebrate …