Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2)


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Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text) (3 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Concerning These Stories 3:10 Read by Clarica
King Alfred and the Cakes 3:45 Read by Kristine Bekere
King Alfred and the Beggar 3:56 Read by Kristine Bekere
King Canute on the Seashore 2:50 Read by Annoying Twit
The Sons of William the Conqueror 6:05 Read by Ernst Pattynama
The White Ship 6:01 Read by Ernst Pattynama
King John and the Abbot 8:15 Read by Jennifer Stearns
A Story of Robin Hood 5:34 Read by Annoying Twit
Bruce and the Spider 2:58 Read by dexter
The Black Douglas 3:54 Read by dexter
Three Men of Gotham 2:41 Read by Jennifer Stearns
Other Wise Men of Gotham 4:53 Read by Janna
The Miller of the Dee 2:55 Read by Petra
Sir Philip Sidney 2:08 Read by Annoying Twit
The Ungrateful Soldier 2:04 Read by Janna
Sir Humphrey Gilbert 1:49 Read by Janna
Sir Walter Raleigh 4:24 Read by Janna
Pocahontas 1:59 Read by Janna
George Washington and his Hatchet 1:49 Read by Alex Buie
Grace Darling 3:19 Read by Janna
The Story of William Tell 2:57 Read by Annoying Twit
Arnold Winkelried 3:03 Read by Janna
The Bell of Atri 7:01 Read by Janna
How Napoleon Crossed the Alps 1:47 Read by Joe Pilsbury
The Story of Cincinnatus 7:09 Read by MCrovi
The Story of Regulus 4:55 Read by MCrovi
Cornelia's Jewels 4:27 Read by Rechelle
Androclus and the Lion 4:57 Read by MCrovi
Horatius at the Bridge 6:00 Read by Rechelle
Julius Cæsar 2:27 Read by Janna
The Sword of Damocles 3:15 Read by Annoying Twit
Damon and Pythias 2:56 Read by Janna
A Laconic Answer 2:03 Read by Joe Pilsbury
The Ungrateful Guest 2:16 Read by David Lawrence
Alexander and Bucephalus 2:45 Read by Janna
Diogenes the Wise Man 2:31 Read by Janna
The Brave Three Hundred 2:42 Read by Joe Pilsbury
Socrates and his House 1:10 Read by Annoying Twit
The King and his Hawk 4:53 Read by David Lawrence
Doctor Goldsmith 2:08 Read by Annoying Twit
The Kingdoms 4:54 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
The Barmecide Feast 4:52 Read by Joe Pilsbury
The Endless Tale 4:32 Read by Clarica
The Blind Men and the Elephant 3:11 Read by Clarica
Maximilian and the Goose Boy 4:11 Read by Christine Blachford
The Inchcape Rock 3:50 Read by Janna
Whittington and his Cat 14:01 Read by Janna
Casabianca 3:37 Read by Varra Unreal
Antonio Canova 6:06 Read by alexrobinson
Picciola 7:20 Read by Rhonda Federman
Mignon 5:44 Read by Janna

Reviews

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