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The Iliad of Homer

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Homer


"The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Iliu…

Chapter 1

In Joaquin, the Claude Duval of California; or, The Marauder of the Mines: a Roman…

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Henry L. Williams


Joaquin Murrieta was a famous Californio bandit, known as the "Robin Hood of El Dorado". Joaquin Murrieta was the son of worthy pa…

The Beauty of Athens

In On the Shores of the Great Sea

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M.B. Synge and M. B. Synge


Book I of the "Story of the World" series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham…

The Baron's Quarry, part 1

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

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Julian Hawthorne, ed and Egerton Castle


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

03 - General Preface

In Waverley, Volume 1

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Sir Walter Scott


Waverley is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart (or…

01 - Are We As Interesting As We Think We Are?

In Idle Ideas in 1905

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Jerome K. Jerome


Back in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome shared his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including "Should Women Be Beautiful?", "Should S…

The Black Dog

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 008

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Stephen Crane


A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

The Wild Swans at Coole

In Short Poetry Collection 085

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William Butler Yeats


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