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The Bab Ballads

Read by Graham Redman


W. S. Gilbert


The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before …

The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

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Rupert Brooke


Rupert Chawner Brooke was an English poet known for his idealistic War Sonnets written during the First World War (especially The Soldier), …

More Bab Ballads

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W. S. Gilbert


This is a subset of the second collection of Gilbert’s “Bab Ballads” – light verses poking fun at the life and people of his time in Gilbert…

00 - Preface

In The Wars of the Jews

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Josephus and Flavius Josephus


The Wars of the Jews (or The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem, or as it usually appears in modern English translations, The Jewish Wa…

Aristides pt 1

In Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 2

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Parallel Lives Vol. 2 and Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Chapter 16

In Herodotus' Histories Vol 2

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Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…