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Nippon read by Peter Yearsley

In Nippon

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Alfred Noyes


LibriVox volunteers bring you eleven recordings of Nippon by Alfred Noyes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of June 9th, 2007…

Grim Tales

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E. Nesbit


A collection of gentle stories that draw us into that hidden world where fear is just around the next corner, and where loving hands can tou…

Tales of a Wayside Inn

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Mostly a collection of story-telling poems told by a group of friends in a tavern late one night. "Tales" includes the famous Paul…

Life in a Mediaeval City, Illustrated by York in the XVth Century

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Edwin Benson


A short and gentle overview of mediaeval life in a large city. It lightly covers the class structure of society, local government, guilds, p…

Kubla Khan read by Peter Yearsley

In Kubla Khan

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge


LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 different recordings of Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This was the weekly poetry project for the w…

The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry

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M. M. Pattison Muir


A light journey through the history of chemistry, from its start in the obscure mysteries of alchemy to what was, for the author, the cuttin…

The Parenticide Club

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Ambrose Bierce


Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), best known as journalist, satirist and short story writer. Cynical in outlook, economical in style; Bierce v…

Three Men on the Bummel

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Jerome K. Jerome


Some time after "Three Men in a Boat", George, Harris and Jerome decided to go on a cycling holiday through Germany.This relaxed a…

Sadhana, The Realisation of Life, version 2

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Rabindranath Tagore


A collection of essays on the Hindu/Buddhist view of humankind's place in the universe. As the author says in his introduction: "in the…

The Five Jars

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M. R. James


The Five Jars is the only novel written by James, who is best known for his ghost stories. It is a peculiarly surreal fantasy apparently wri…

The Song of Hiawatha

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


I sing the Song of Hiawatha, Brave of heart and strong of arm. Daughter's son of old Nokomis, Fathered by the harsh West Wind. With its reg…

About Orchids, a Chat

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Frederick Boyle


This is not a manual of instruction for orchid growers; though there are many hints on cultivation, and a few paragraphs on how to hybridize…

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

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M. R. James


Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a medieval scholar; Provost of King’s College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be rea…

Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics (version 2)

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Bliss Carman


Sappho lived six centuries before Christ, at a period when lyric poetry was peculiarly esteemed and cultivated at the centres of Greek life.…

Dirge for Two Veterans read by Peter Yearsley

In Dirge for Two Veterans

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Walt Whitman


In celebration of Memorial Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of Dirge for Two Vetera…

Secret Chambers and Hiding Places

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Allan Fea


“Secret Chambers and Hiding Places” is a collection of concealments and their uses, almost all within England, although a very few passages …

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (version 3)

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Lewis Carroll


"Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do ..." .. and from that mom…

A Text-book of Assaying

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Cornelius Beringer


This is a formal but relaxed text covering assaying techniques for most of the substances which are mined. As the authors say: "At firs…

The People of the Abyss

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Jack London


Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly …

The King in Yellow (part 1)

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Robert W. Chambers


Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) studied art in Paris in the late 80's and early 90's, where his work was displayed at the Salon. However, sho…

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