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What Shall We Do?

Read by Joanna Michal Hoyt


Leo Tolstoy


A vivid description of wealth and poverty in Russia in Tolstoy's day, an inquiry into the root causes of economic inequality, and a vision o…

The Trial of a New Society

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Justus Ebert


In 1912 textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, mostly immigrants, went on strike in response to a pay cut, speedups, and unsafe working…

Ninety-Three

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Victor Hugo


1793. The new revolutionary government of France is laboring mightily to end injustice and bring in an ideal new age of liberty, equality, a…

Adrift by Mrs. Edward Dowden

In The Book of Irish Poetry, part II

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Varioustranslated Byalfred Perceval Graves


A collection of Irish poetry, edited and largely translated by Alfred Perceval Graves. This is the second and final part of the book. - Sum…

Merrimeg and the May-Dew

In Merrimeg

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William Bowen


This is a charming fairy story by renowned author William Bowen. Merrimeg is a kind, helpful and obedient little girl. But after finishing h…

What is it Worth?

In The Elect Lady

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George MacDonald


Two farmer's sons and a cotter's daughter, though on different rungs of the social scale, formed a close bond in childhood as they learned t…