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The Spirit of the Border

Read by Leonard Wilson


Zane Grey


This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories. It deals with historical characters an…

John Keats: Selected Poems

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John Keats


John Keats is perhaps the most talented poet of the English Romantic Period. Although his life was cut short by disease at the age of 25, he…

Kazan

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James Oliver Curwood


Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood.…

Shelley: Selected Poems and Prose

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Percy Bysshe Shelley


The English Romantic Period in literature featured a towering group of excellent poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. If …

Orley Farm

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Anthony Trollope


Orley Farm is Trollope at his best (as good as the Barsetshire series), which means some of the best characterizations in the English langua…

Evangeline

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every sch…

The Courtship of Miles Standish

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


During the late nineteenth century and until the middle of the twentieth, many elementary classrooms in America featured (along with a Gilbe…

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

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Mark Twain


The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took t…

Selected Poems

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and his sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) played important roles in the artistic milieu of V…

Indian Summer

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William Dean Howells


In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of…

Aucassin and Nicolette

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Andrew Lang and Unknowntranslated Byandrew Lang


Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the earl…

Amoretti: A sonnet sequence

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Edmund Spenser


The Amoretti (meaning little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for …

The Quarrel - Read by LLW

In The Quarrel

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Madison Cawein


This LIbriVox Weekly Poem is taken from The Poems of Madison Cawein, Volume II, New World Idylls and Poems of Love (1901) - Summary by David…

A Bachelor to a Married Flirt - Read by LLW

In A Bachelor to a Married Flirt

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion. Her most enduring work was "Solitude&qu…

A Friend in Need - Read by LLW

In A Friend in Need

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Dora Sigerson Shorter


Dora Maria Sigerson Shorter was an Irish poet and sculptor, who after her marriage in 1895 wrote under the name Dora Sigerson Shorter. - Su…

The Fowl in the Pot

In Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 2

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Julian Hawthorne, ed and Stanley J. Weyman


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

All Things Can Tempt Me - Read by LLW

In All Things Can Tempt Me

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W. B. Yeats and William Butler Yeats


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of All Things Can Tempt Me by W. B. Yeats, from The Green Helmet and Other Poems (1912). This wa…

Edward (Ballad)

In Short Poetry Collection 085

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English Traditional Ballad


This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2010.