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The Man Whom the Trees Loved

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Algernon Blackwood


The story of a man’s deep connection with nature and his wife’s fear of it. –Summary by Amy Larch Gramour

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Collected Translations

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Omar Khayyám


The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام) is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of…

The Wendigo

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Algernon Blackwood


Another camper tale, this time set in the Canadian wilderness. A hunting party separates to track moose, and one member is abducted by the W…

A Romance of Two Worlds

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Marie Corelli


The book starts with a young heroine telling her story of coping with a debilitating illness that includes depression and thoughts of suicid…

Amphibians and Reptiles in Captivity

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Robert N Bader, Donald J Coxwell and Thomas R. Johnson


In recent years the number of people interested in keeping amphibians and reptiles in captivity has grown rapidly. All too often, these same…

Plymouth Mayflowers

In Literary Pilgrimages of a Naturalist

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Winthrop Packard


Noted American Naturalist, Winthrop Packard, who gave us such titles as “Woodland Pastures,” “Wood Wanderings,” and “Wildwood Ways,” now tak…

Seedling Fruits

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 094

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Henry Ward Beecher


"Fine experience lies at one's own doorstep" writes Raymond S. Spears, suggesting that boating on the Mississippi River offers &qu…

BOOK IV. CHAP. IX.

In Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and its Influence on Morals and Happiness.…

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William Godwin


It was Godwin, in his Enquiry concerning Political Justice (2 vols., 1793), who was the first to formulate the political and economical conc…

An Exception - read by AG

In An Exception

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Ellis Parker Butler


LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of An Exception by Ellis Parker Butler.This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 19, 2023.…

The Quarry

In Motley, and Other Poems

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Walter De La Mare


From English poet Walter De la Mare comes an early collection of poems reflecting on loss, mortality, and universal questions. - Summary by …

CHAPTER VII. THE EFFECTS OF LIGHTNING ON TREES AND PLANTS. Part 1

In Thunder and Lightning

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Camille Flammarion


It would be an interesting thing to make a careful study once a year, towards the end of the summer, of the habits and customs of thunder an…

B. The Longevity of Man. 16. Statements as to the Duration of Human life

In On Comparative Longevity in Man and the Lower Animals

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E. Ray Lankester


A prize was recently offered in the University of Oxford for an Essay on Longevity, and was awarded to the little treatise now published. In…

Let There Be Light

In Short Science Fiction Collection 090

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H. B. Fyfe


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

City Trees

In Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay


This volume of poems was published in 1923, the year Edna St. Vincent Millay became the third woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. I…

Lilies of All Kinds

In The Flowers of Shakespeare

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Esther Singleton


A lovely collection of information about those flowers that appear in William Shakespeare's work. The brief chapters are categorized by the …