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The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787

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United States Government and Unit

This 1787 document defines the rights and responsibilities of federal government of the United States of America.

The Stolen White Elephant

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Mark Twain

In this Mark Twain short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local po…

13 - Chapters 14-15

In Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

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Mary Shelley

A student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster Frankenstein. Rejected by soc…

Version 5

In The Road

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sassoon_s and Siegfried Sassoon

LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of Siegfried Sassoon's The Road, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)

05 - Wool and Water

In Through the Looking-Glass

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Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, was written in 1872 and it finds Alice in a land …

Chapter 21

In Treasure Island

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stevenson_rl and Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." Traditionally considered a coming of age …

Author's Introduction

In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior…


In Stops, or How to Punctuate

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Paul Allardyce

Throughout the ages, languages continue to adapt and change. English, being a relatively new language, is a nice example of that. Though the…

Chapter 14

In Howards End (version 2)

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Edward Morgan Forster and E. M. Forster

The Schlegels frequently encounter the Wilcoxes. The youngest, Helen, is rejected by the younger Wilcox brother, Paul. The eldest, Margaret,…

Miscellaneous Receipts

In Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers

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Elizabeth E. Lea

The compiler of [this book] having entered early in life upon a train of duties, was frequently embarrassed by her ignorance of domestic aff…

Chapter 27

In A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

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Jules Verne

Journey to the Interior of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre d…

Version 3

In In Flanders Fields

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mccrae_j and John Mccrae

LibriVox volunteers bring you seven different readings of John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Colem…