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Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 4

Read by John Burlinson

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 …

Mice & Other Poems

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Gerald Bullett

Gerald William Bullett was a British man of letters. He was known as a novelist, essayist, short story writer, critic and poet. He wrote bot…

Vol. 3 - Chapter 3

In Helen

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Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children…

Triumph of Charis by Ben Jonson

In The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 1)

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Ben Jonson

The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, incl…

Chapter 1

In The Inheritors

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Joseph Conrad

The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901) is a quasi-science fiction novel on which Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad collaborated. It loo…

The End of All

In Short Science Fiction Collection 055

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James Stamers and Andrew Carpenter Wheeler

Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Stanzas To Rhubarb

In Short Poetry Collection 158

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This is a collection of 22 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2016.

The Two Songs

In Short Poetry Collection 150

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William Blake

This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2015.

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

In Christmas Carol Collection 2015

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This year's selection includes traditional favourites and lesser-known Christmas carols in English and French. (Summary by Ruth Golding) Ber…