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The Art of War

Read by Moira Fogarty


Sun Tzu 孙武


"The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is …

Persuasion (version 3)

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Jane Austen


"All the privilege I claim for my own sex ... is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone." In persuasion, her …

Emma (version 5)

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Jane Austen


A cautionary tale about the evils of interference, matchmaking and good intentions turned awry, Emma is the study of a young woman raised wi…

Roughing It in the Bush

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Susanna Moodie


'Roughing It In the Bush' is Susanna Moodie's account of how she coped with the harshness of life in the woods of Upper Canada, as an Englis…

Areopagitica

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John Milton


A prose tract or polemic by John Milton, published November 23, 1644, at the height of the English Civil War... Milton, though a supporter o…

1-10 Part First - Chapter 10

In Jude the Obscure

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Thomas Hardy


Jude the Obscure is the last of Thomas Hardy's novels, begun as a magazine serial and first published in book form in 1895. Its hero Jude Fa…

Book 17

In The Odyssey

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Homer, transl. Samuel Butler and Homer


The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly…

00 - Prefatory Sketch

In The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales

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John Charles Dent


John Charles Dent, the author of the following remarkable stories, was born in Kendal, Westmorland, England, in 1841. His parents emigrated …