The Rover Vol. 01 No. 23

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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. The 23rd issue of the series presents another interesting mix of poetry, prose and trivia. - Summary by Sonia (2 hr 15 min)


Laus Deo, by Lawrence Labree 3:07 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Lovers' Quarrel, by Miss Jewsbury 31:21 Read by Faithann Gibson
The Red-Nosed Lieutenant. A Campaigner's Story 35:43 Read by Gini Rosario
Getting over the Difficulty, by Seba Smith 15:03 Read by Jim Locke
Terrific Encounter with a Pirate 6:39 Read by Alan Mapstone
Friendship of a Panther; or, A Soldier in the Desert 17:33 Read by Jim Locke
Blannerhasset, the Lord of the Isle, by T. B. Read 14:32 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Last Voyage, by Mrs. Opie 11:29 Read by Erin Stone