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Magna Carta

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Unknown


The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version…

The East and West India Companies. Commercial and Economic Expansion .

In History of Holland

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George Edmundson


The title, "History of Holland," given to this volume is fully justified by the predominant part which the great maritime province…

The Tale of Sir Thopas

In The Canterbury Tales

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Geoffrey Chaucer


The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the…

Chapter V, Part 1

In The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 05)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This chapter of Macaulay’s History of England is concerned, for a large part, with insurrection against James II and his manoeuverings to su…

Th' Next Morning

In Short Poetry Collection 009

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John Hartley


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 009: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Queen Margaret and the Robbers

In Our Island Story, Part 2

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H.E. Marshall and Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Our Island Story was first published in 1905 and became an instant classic. Beginning with the Romans and following the triumphs and foibles…