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The Pirates Of Penzance; Or The Slave Of Duty (Version 2)

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W. S. Gilbert


In this recording, one person reads the entire play, all parts, including the stage directions. Even without the support of Arthur Sullivan’…

Custer Battlefield: A History And Guide To The Battle Of The Little Bighorn

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Robert Marshall Utley


It should be noted that this national park is now called the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. “The long, tragic history of Ind…

A Child's Book Of The Seasons

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Arthur Ransome


This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its t…

Pond And Stream

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Arthur Ransome


This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its t…

George Frideric Handel

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Herbert Francis Peyser


Handel’s long career resembles a gigantic tapestry, so bewilderingly crowded with detail, so filled with turmoil and vicissitude, with vast …

The Pentecost of Calamity

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Owen Wister


Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality in…

Use Of The Dead To The Living

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Thomas Southwood Smith


In 1827 Thomas Southwood-Smith published The Use of the Dead to the Living, a pamphlet which argued that the current system of burial in the…

Schubert And His Works

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Herbert Francis Peyser


This is a short introduction to Franz Schubert’s life and works. “…to give the casual radio listener a slight idea of Schubert’s inundating…

Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes Of The Civil War

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Various


Seven narratives published in the late nineteenth century and assembled in this 1913 collection. - Summary by david wales

Mademoiselle Ixe

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Mary Elizabeth Hawker


This is a story by the English writer Mary Elizabeth Hawker (1848-1908) entitled Mademoiselle Ixe, by[pseudonym] Lanoe Falconer. The manuscr…

The Compleat Bachelor

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Oliver Onions


George Oliver Onions was a British writer of story collections and over 40 novels…. Onions wrote detective fiction, social comedy, historica…

Saunterings In And About London

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Max Schlesinger and Max Schlesingertranslated Byotto Von Wenckstern


A witty 1853 travelogue by a cultured German for his countrymen. “…for I did not write for an English public, nor did I ever pretend to popu…

Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

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James O. Brayman


There is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of t…

And Thus He Came

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Cyrus Townsend Brady


These short stories, perhaps we might call them modern parables, are not the usual fare of warm and fuzzy Christmas stories (pleasing as tho…

Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015

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Various


April 14-15th, 2015, is the 150th year anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This is a collection of pieces to mark that…

Lectures On Painting Delivered To The Students Of The Royal Academy

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Edward Armitage


This 1883 book contains chapters on ancient costumes, Byzantine and Romanesque art, David and his school, modern schools of Europe, drawing,…

Tea Drinking In 18th-Century America: Its Etiquette And Equipage

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Rodris Roth


The title of this 1961 Smithsonian Institution bulletin says it all. “In 18th-century America, the pleasant practice of taking tea at home …

Tschaikovsky And His Orchestral Music

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Louis Biancolli


Included in this little book are analyses and backgrounds of most of Tschaikowsky’s standard concert music. A short sketch of Tschaikowsky’s…

A Child's Book of the Garden: The Things in Our Garden

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Arthur Ransome


This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its t…

Fort Concho; Its Why And Wherefore

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J. N. Gregory


Fort Concho was a U.S. Army post in central Texas from 1867 to 1889. It figured considerably in the Indian Wars, notably against the Comanch…

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