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7 - Luella’s Humiliation

In Aunt Crete's Emancipation

Read by Cori Samuel

Grace Livingston Hill

Aunt Lucretia — 'Crete' to her family — is a sweet, patient older woman, who lives with her narrow-minded sister and spoilt niece, acting as…

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In Bill of Rights

Read by Cori Samuel

James Madison, United States Government and Unit

The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.

Chapter 3 - Fooling the People

In U.S. Money vs. Corporation Currency, "Aldrich plan."

Read by Cori Samuel

Alfred Owen Crozier

In 1908, the National Monetary Commission was established by Congress to study financial boom-and-bust cycles. Senator Nelson Aldrich (Repub…

Chapter 23

In The Getting of Wisdom

Read by Cori Samuel

Henry Handel Richardson

The Getting of Wisdom tells the story of Laura Rambotham, a 12-year-old girl who is just starting at her boarding school. This is based on H…


In The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

Read by Cori Samuel

Olive Gilbert and Sojourner Truth and Olive Gilbert

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth is the gripping autobiographical account of Sojourner Truths life as a slave in pre-Civil War New York Stat…

Shakespeare's Insomnia, and the Causes Thereof

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 001

Read by Cori Samuel

Franklin H. Head

Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

The Walking Woman

In Short Story Collection Vol. 044

Read by Cori Samuel

Mary Hunter Austin

LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 044: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

19 - Ralph Readeth in a Book Concerning the Well at the World's End

In The Well at the World's End

Read by Cori Samuel

William Morris

The Well at the World's End is thought to be one of the first examples of an entirely fictional fantasy world, and has greatly influenced la…

A Baby Running Barefoot

In Short Poetry Collection 031

Read by Cori Samuel

D.H. Lawrence and D. H. Lawrence

LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 031: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

A Womanly Chat on Practical Housewifery

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 043

Read by Cori Samuel

Marion Harland

Nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the role of "people of color&…

The Soldier – Read by CS

In The Soldier

Read by Cori Samuel

Rupert Brooke

LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Soldier by Rupert Brooke. This poem was written, as the concluding part of a series of so…

Chapter XV: Part 3

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. I

Read by Cori Samuel

Edward Gibbon

The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

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In Down the Bayou

Read by Cori Samuel

Mary Ashley Townsend

LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Down the Bayou by Mary Ashley Townsend. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 27th…

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