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Renascence and Other Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay


The following is a recording of the first volume of poetry published by Edna St. Vincent Millay. When the author had graduated from high sch…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol, (version 2)

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Oscar Wilde


In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of ‘gross indecency’. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a r…

Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Robert Bridges


Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) was an English poet, educated at Oxford. Entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1866 and the Jesuit novitiate…

The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver

In Long Poems Collection 004

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Edna St. Vincent Millay


LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 004: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Essay 01 - History

In Essays, First Series

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


“We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal b…