Culture & Heritage

In Old Plantation Days

Read by Jim Locke


Paul Laurence Dunbar


With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

Innocencia: a story of the prairie regions of Brazil

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Alfredo D'Escragnolle Taunay


The story of Innocencia, an 18-year-old girl who lives in the prairies of Brazil, is a twist on the traditional love triangle. The plot has …

Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem

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François-René de Chateaubriand


Préfaces très intéressantes, édition 1867. "Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem" est …

Balloons

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Elizabeth Bibesco


Elizabeth, Princess Bibesco, was an English writer and socialite. The daughter of a British Prime Minister and the wife of a Romanian aristo…

The Garies and their Friends

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Frank Webb


The book which now appears before the public may be of interest in relation to a question which the late agitation of the subject of slavery…

The Fortunes of Nigel

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Sir Walter Scott


During the turbulent moment in English history involving King James 1 and 6, Nigel Olifaunt, a Scottish lord, seeks to protect his family ho…

Yellow Butterflies

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Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews


The title of this historical fiction could as well have been "A Soldier’s Mother" or “An Unknown Soldier”. There are indeed butter…

Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country

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William Charles Griggs


The following stories have been taken from the great[v] mass of unwritten lore that is to the black-eyed, brown-skinned boys and girls of th…

Scots Of The Riverina

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Henry Lawson


This poem tells the story of a boy in Australia who leaves the farm at harvest time. "and to run from home was a crime." The stor…

Any Woman To A Soldier

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Grace Ellery Channing


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Any Woman To A Soldier by Grace Ellery Channing. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Nove…

A Place Of Burial In The South Of Scotland

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William Wordsworth


This poem is part of the "Ecclesiastical Sonnets," writen by Wordsworth between 1821 - 22. - Summary by David Lawrence

The Wishing Bridge

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John Greenleaf Whittier


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Wishing Bridge by John Greenleaf Whittier. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Ju…

Our Little Russian Cousin

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Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade


This delightful little book is one of many titles in The Little Cousin Series. The author narrates details in the life of a fictional Russia…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 15

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Various


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Tattlings of a Retired Politician

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Forrest Crissey


"The letters (non-partisan) of Hon. William Bradley, Ex-Governor and former veteran of practical politics, written to his friend and pr…

Short Stories in Prose and Verse

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Henry Lawson


Short Stories in Prose and Verse” is Henry Lawson’s first published book (1894); his first published poem appeared in 1887. The volume is a …

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