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Japanese Fairy World: Stories from the Wonder-Lore of Japan

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William Elliot Griffis


William Elliot Griffis born in Philadelphia in 1843, was an educator, author and Congregational minister. In 1870 he was invited to go to Ja…

The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

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Mary Webb


Mary Webb was a novelist and poet and two of her novels "Gone to Earth" and "Precious Bane" have been successfully adapt…

The Story of the Mikado

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W. S. Gilbert


The Mikado is the ninth of the 14 Gilbert and Sullivan musical collaborations. It opened in 1885, had the second longest run for any work of…

The Golden Maiden and Other Folk Tales and Fairy Stories Told in Armenia

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A. G. Seklemian


Armenians trace their history back to before the time of the Babylonians and earliest recorded history - in fact, to Togarmah, a grandson of…

Woman and War

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Olive Schreiner


Olive Schreiner was a South African writer born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She is credited with being the first Inte…

Dreams

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Olive Schreiner


Olive Schreiner was a South African writer and intellectual born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She was one of the earli…

Biographies of Working Men

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Grant Allen


Grant Allen was an anthropologist, scientific writer, novelist and poet, though the biographer and writer Frank Harris has said of him that …

Poetry of Thomas Moore

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Thomas Moore


The Dubliner, Thomas Moore, born in 1779 was a poet, composer, musician, and writer. He is most famous for the 10 volume work "Irish M…

Jewish Fairy Tales and Fables

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Gertrude Landa


Gertrude Landa or rather, Hannah Gittel (Annie Gertrude) Landa nee Gordon wrote under the pen-name of Aunt Naomi. The stories that she relat…

The Undying One and Other Poems

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Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton


“The Byron of our modern poetesses," was the verdict of Henry Nelson Coleridge, the eldest son of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, wri…

Æsop in Rhyme, with Some Originals

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Jefferys Taylor


Jefferys Taylor was born in 1792 in Suffolk, England. He became apprenticed to his father who was an engraver and invented a special ruling …

The Sirens Three -- Queen Summer

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Walter Crane


Walter Crane (1845 - 1915) was a renowned artist and the illustrator of numerous books, among them "The Happy Prince and Other Stories&…

The Sheep

In The Toys of Peace

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Saki


This is the fifth collection of short stories by Saki (H.H. Munro), and was published posthumously in 1923. Even so, many of the stories are…

The Story of Muhammad Din

In Short Story Collection Vol. 050

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Rudyard Kipling


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 050: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

By the Rule of Contrary

In Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907-1908

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fa…

05 - The Irish and Highland Wolf-Dog - Part 1

In Anecdotes of Dogs

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Edward Jesse


"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." The character, sensibilities, and intellectual fac…

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