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In The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

Henry Fielding

Tom Jones is considered one of the first prose works describable as a novel. The novel is divided into 18 smaller books. Tom Jones is a foun…

28 - Chapter 18

In Pirates of Panama

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A. O. Exquemelin and Alexandre Exquemelin

This volume was originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaenech…

The Blatant Brutality of Little Bow Peep

In Mother Goose for Grownups

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Guy Wetmore Carryl

Mother Goose for Grownups is a delightfully silly collection of parodies on well-known Mother Goose tales by Guy Wetmore Carryl. (Summary by…

22 - Chapter IX - The Conservation of Archaic Traits, Part Three

In The Theory of the Leisure Class

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

Thorstein Veblen

Originally published by the Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen while he was a professor at the University of Chicago in 1898, the…

Chapter 01

In Candide

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Candide, ou l’Optimisme, (“Candide, or Optimism”) (1759) is a picaresque novel by the Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. Voltaire never ope…

The Chromatic Ghosts of Thomas

In Ghost Story Collection 003

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Ellis Parker Butler

A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

In Chinatown

In Byways Around San Francisco Bay

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

W.E. Hutchinson and W. E. Hutchinson

California, the land of sunshine and roses, with its genial climate, its skies as blue as the far-famed skies of Venice, and its pure, life-…

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