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Jātaka Tales

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H. T. Francis

Jātaka tales are ancient Indian folktales that form a part of Buddhist teaching, telling stories of the Buddha’s past lives. Akin to Aesop’s…

XLI Poems

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E. E. Cummings

A book of 41 poems by E. E. Cummings classified as Songs I-XII [poems 1-12], Chansons Innocentes I-II [poems 13-14], Portraits I-IX …

Musings of a Chinese Mystic: Selections from the Philosophy of Chuang Tzu

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Lionel Giles

If Lao Tzu then had revolted against the growing artificiality of life in his day, a return to nature must have seemed doubly imperative to …

Gunsight Pass: How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West

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William Macleod Raine

Dave Sanders, a young Arizona cowboy, is a classic western hero: honest, brave, intelligent and caring. This is a story of how he navigates …

The Cartels Jungle

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Irving E. Cox, Jr.

In most ideally conceived Utopias the world as it exists is depicted as a mushrooming horror of maladjustment, cruelty and crime. In this st…

The Whispering Eye, A Black Hood Novel

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G. T. Fleming-Roberts

Hunted by the police ... framed for robbery and murder by the Eye, master fiend and vicious ruler of the underworld ... loathed by Barbara S…

The Nursery ''Alice''

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Lewis Carroll

A shortened version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland . . . adapted by the author himself for children "from nought to five". . …

Eureka: A Prose Poem

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Edgar Allan Poe

Eureka is Poe's attempt at explaining the universe, using his general proposition "Because Nothing was, therefore All Things are".…

Baled Hay: A Drier Book than Walt Whitman's ''Leaves o' Grass''

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Bill Nye

There can really be no excuse for this last book of trite and beautiful sayings. I do not attempt, in any way, to palliate this great wrong.…

Shorty McCabe

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Sewell Ford

Yes, it's been a couple of years since I quit the ring. . . . I slid into a quiet corner for a month or so, and then I dropped into the only…

The Incubator Baby

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Ellis Parker Butler

Marjorie Fielding is born premature and spends her first months of life in an incubator. Her mother is a modern, broad-minded woman eschewin…

The Undetected

In Short Science Fiction Collection 080

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George O. Smith

Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

HONK, HONK!! Shorty McCabe at the Wheel by Sewell Ford

In Short Story Collection Vol. 072

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Sewell Ford

A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Virginia Woolf…

Santa Claus Visits the Van Johnsons

In Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 09, Dec. 30, 1879

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Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, sho…

Taming Birds

In Birds and All Nature, Vol. VII, No 3, March 1900

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"Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and br…

The Shakedown on the Floor - Read by SWS

In The Shakedown on the Floor

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Henry Lawson

Despite the bittersweet outcome of the romance in this work, the poem still manages to conclude in an uplifting fashion. - Summary by SonOfT…

The Professor and the Patagonian Giant

In Imaginotions - Truthless Tales

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Tudor Jenks

This is a collection of short stories by Tudor Jenks. Those stories are all written and composed in the way of a fairy tale, but they are no…

The Phonograph

In The Romance of Modern Invention

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Archibald Williams

This is a volume of exploration into the newest inventions of the turn of the previous century. Journalist Archibald Williams walks the read…

The Windhover - Read by SWS

In The Windhover

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Windhover" is another name for the common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). The name refers to the bird's ability to hover in midair w…