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Mother Stories

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Maud Lindsay


"I have endeavored to write, for mothers and dear little children, a few simple stories, embodying some of the truths of Froebel's Moth…

Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving's Old Christmas tells of an American's travels through England during the Christmas season. Through a chance meeting with…

A Christmas Carol (Version 09)

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Charles Dickens


"A Christmas Carol" has been credited with relaunching the celebration of Christmas as we know it. It relaunched Charles Dickens' …

More Selected Classics of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving is, arguably, one of America's greatest writers. He spent many years in Europe and kept records of his observations, which…

Anthem (Version 4)

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Ayn Rand


Ayn Rand is best known for her classics Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. One of her earlier works, Anthem, is a dystopian vision of a wo…

Selected Classics of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving is one of early America's most treasured writers. He is best known for his wit and satirical voice. Irving had the extraor…

Washington Irving's Visit to England

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Washington Irving


Famed American humorist Washington Irving published a series of short stories telling of his adventures traveling from America to England. T…

Tales of a Traveller

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Washington Irving


Writing under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, Washington Irving chronicled his travels through Europe in the early 1820’s. He wrote of peopl…

Washington Irving in London

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving's name is synonymous with such classics as "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." He est…

Uncle's Dream

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Uncle’s Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky was written following his five year exile to Siberia where he was sent to serve in a hard labor camp. F…

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

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Washington Irving


Although this book may not have the immediately recognizable title of, say, “Rip Van Winkle” or “Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” this book deserve…

Lad: A Dog

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Albert Payson Terhune


Lad: A Dog is a 1919 American novel written by Albert Payson Terhune and published by E. P. Dutton. Composed of twelve short stories first p…

Old Boats - Read by GG

In Old Boats

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Theodosia Garrison


There is little information on Theodosia Garrison available. This poem is taken from The Dreamers and Other Poems, George H. Doran Company, …

Long I Thought that Knowledge - Read by GG

In Long I Thought that Knowledge

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Walt Whitman


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Long I Thought that Knowledge by Walt Whitman.This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 30,…

A Cup of Tea - Read by GG

In A Cup of Tea

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James Whitcomb Riley


James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet"…

The Ploughman's "Mysie"

In Cats: Their Points and Characteristics, with Curiosities of Cat Life, and a Ch…

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W. Gordon Stables


How true is the old saw: "Dogs have families, but cats have staff"? Cats have been favorite domestic pets for thousands of years. …

The Defeat of Braddock (1755) II: Washington's own account

In Great Epochs in American History, Volume III

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Francis Whiting Halsey


This is the third volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the build…

Knight And Wamba - Read by GG

In Knight And Wamba

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Sir Walter Scott


A fun poem with a great rhythm . - Summary by Stav Nisser