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James Monroe

In Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable

Read by Josh Kirsh

Jean S. Remy

Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable is a halting account in presidential history - quite literally! From Washington to Jac…

Chapter V. The Kosher Problem

In With the Judæans in the Palestine Campaign

Read by Josh Kirsh

John Henry Patterson

From the Preface: The formation of a Battalion of Jews for service in the British Army is an event without precedent in our annals, and the …

How a Man May Inoffensively Praise Himself Without Being Liable to Envy

In The Morals (Moralia), Book 2

Read by Josh Kirsh

Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus

The Moralia (loosely translatable as "Matters relating to customs") of the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea is an e…

Chapter 1 - The Jews

In The History of Prostitution

Read by Josh Kirsh

William Sanger

Common sense asks for a full investigation of all the evils attending prostitution. In the every-day affairs of life, any man who feels the …

The School of Life

In The Calendar and Other Verses

Read by Josh Kirsh

Irving Sydney Dix

Written by poet Irving Sydney Dix in 1913 for "evidence of my love for and interest in the greatest of all the arts," this little …

Borrowed Scenes

In Danger! and Other Stories

Read by Josh Kirsh

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

This is a volume of short stories by the famous Arthur Conan Doyle. - Summary by Carolin

Twilight Voices - Read by JK

In Twilight Voices

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William Allingham

William Allingham was an Irish poet, diarist and editor, who wrote several volumes of lyric verse. (Summary by David Lawrence)

Shut Out

In The Talking Horse And Other Stories

Read by Josh Kirsh

F. Anstey

A collection of short stories by famed humorist and Punch magazine staff member, F. Anstey, pseudonym for Thomas Anstey Guthrie. They range …

The Ships that Won't Go Down - Read by JK

In The Ships that Won't Go Down

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Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets …

V - The Ohio Valley in American History - Part 2

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh

Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …