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The Apology of Socrates (version 3)

Read by Fr. Richard Zeile of Detroit


Plato


Plato's account of Socrates' defense at his trial for "corrupting the youth" is a classic summation of his teacher's life and miss…

19 - The Great Privilege of those that are Born of God

In Sermons on Several Occasions, First Series

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John Wesley


John Wesley, along with his brother Charles, are credited with founding the Methodist denomination. "The following Sermons contain the …

Book 3, Chapter 25: The Games

In Adam Bede

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George Eliot


Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously,…

Introduction

In Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol 1, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphan…

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John Foxe, William B. Forbush, ed. and John Foxe


The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beli…

Last Words

In Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

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Booker T. Washington


Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War…

Bk 01 Ch 09: The Unexpected

In Les Misérables, Volume 2

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Victor Hugo, transl. Hapgood and Victor Hugo


This is book 2 of 5. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the w…

22 - The Future Punishment of the Wicked, pt 1

In Select Sermons

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Jonathan Edwards


Jonathan Edwards was a colonial American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. Edwards "is widely ac…

Mary's Childhood

In Mary Queen of Scots

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Vol 1 Bk 1 Ch 01-09

In The Life of Apollonius of Tyana

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Philostratus, tr by Conybeare and Flavius Philostratus


Apollonius of Tyana (ca. 40-120 AD) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province …