The Rover Vol. 01 No. 08

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"The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a bound compilation.
This is the eighth issue, featuring 5 short stories and 3 poems. "To be good is to be happy" is a short quote from the drama "The Fair Penitent" by Nicolas Rowe and "Passion - its history" is the final part of "Asmodeus at large" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. - Summary by Sonia (2 hr 39 min)


The Mother's Warning, by Lawrence Labree 19:12 Read by Jim Locke
The Tempter, a Tale of Jerusalem 19:11 Read by Marcineus
Passion - its History 58:30 Read by Jim Locke
The Tournament 30:13 Read by Jim Locke
The Sexton of Cologne 23:11 Read by Jim Locke
I Know Thou Hast Gone, by T. K. Kervey 2:59 Read by Alan Mapstone
To Be Good Is To Be Happy, by Rowe 1:22 Read by Jim Locke
The Last Man, by T. Campbell 4:27 Read by Sonia