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Japanese Fairy World: Stories from the Wonder-Lore of Japan

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William Elliot Griffis

William Elliot Griffis born in Philadelphia in 1843, was an educator, author and Congregational minister. In 1870 he was invited to go to Ja…

The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

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Mary Webb

Mary Webb was a novelist and poet and two of her novels "Gone to Earth" and "Precious Bane" have been successfully adapt…

The Story of the Mikado

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W. S. Gilbert

The Mikado is the ninth of the 14 Gilbert and Sullivan musical collaborations. It opened in 1885, had the second longest run for any work of…

The Golden Maiden and Other Folk Tales and Fairy Stories Told in Armenia

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A. G. Seklemian

Armenians trace their history back to before the time of the Babylonians and earliest recorded history - in fact, to Togarmah, a grandson of…

Woman and War

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Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner was a South African writer born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She is credited with being the first Inte…

Biographies of Working Men

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Grant Allen

Grant Allen was an anthropologist, scientific writer, novelist and poet, though the biographer and writer Frank Harris has said of him that …


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Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner was a South African writer and intellectual born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She was one of the earli…

Poetry of Thomas Moore

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Thomas Moore

The Dubliner, Thomas Moore, born in 1779 was a poet, composer, musician, and writer. He is most famous for the 10 volume work "Irish M…

Jewish Fairy Tales and Fables

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Gertrude Landa

Gertrude Landa or rather, Hannah Gittel (Annie Gertrude) Landa nee Gordon wrote under the pen-name of Aunt Naomi. The stories that she relat…

The Undying One and Other Poems

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Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton

“The Byron of our modern poetesses," was the verdict of Henry Nelson Coleridge, the eldest son of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, wri…

Æsop in Rhyme, with Some Originals

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Jefferys Taylor

Jefferys Taylor was born in 1792 in Suffolk, England. He became apprenticed to his father who was an engraver and invented a special ruling …

The Sirens Three -- Queen Summer

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Walter Crane

Walter Crane (1845 - 1915) was a renowned artist and the illustrator of numerous books, among them "The Happy Prince and Other Stories&…

God Help Our Men at Sea - Read by NB

In God Help Our Men at Sea

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Henry Kendall

Kendall was born in a settler's hut by Yackungarrah Creek near Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia. He was registered as Thomas Henry Kend…

By the Rule of Contrary

In Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907-1908

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fa…

Mrs. Gaskell, A Novelist of Queen Victoria's Reign

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 042

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Edna Lyall

Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include biographies of astronomer Fiammett…

Jane Austen

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 028

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Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie

A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Safe in their Alabaster Chambers - Read by NLB

In Safe in their Alabaster Chambers

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Emily Dickinson

LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Safe in their Alabaster Chambers by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for M…

05 - The Irish and Highland Wolf-Dog - Part 1

In Anecdotes of Dogs

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Edward Jesse

"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." The character, sensibilities, and intellectual fac…

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