Essays & Short Works

Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 5

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Charles Dickens


2012 was the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. This is the fifth and last volume; the first volume of short works - fiction, essays, poet…

Ars Poetica and Carmen Saeculare

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Quintus Horatius Flaccus


The Ars Poetica, by Horace, also known as Epistula ad Pisones, is a treatise on poetry written in the form of a letter, and published around…

The Logic of Vegetarianism

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Henry Salt


With clear logic and entertaining dialogues, the author presents many reasons for a vegetarian rather than a “flesh-eating” diet, and his ar…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 032

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres.

Pipefuls

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Christopher Morley


A delightful collection of 48 essays on various topics of the human condition that caught his fancy. Witty, insightful and funny of course a…

Cobb's Anatomy

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Irvin S. Cobb


Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb was born on June 23, 1876. At seventeen years of age, he began writing for the Paducah Daily News, his hometown paper…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 035

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres.Der selbstsüchtige Riese übersetzt von Wilhelm Cremer …

Insect Stories

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Vernon Kellogg


These 13 essays explore the fascinating world of insects all around us. Vernon Kellogg, an eminent entomologist and natural story teller, an…

Essays and Dialogues

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Giacomo Leopardi


"We would no more choose to feed the minds of our countrymen and women with the despairing utterances of the pessimist poet, than we wo…

On Nothing & Kindred Subjects

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Hilaire Belloc


“I knew a man once, Maurice, who was at Oxford for three years, and after that went down with no degree. At College, while his friends were …

Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy …

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The President'S Commission On The Assassination Of President Kennedy and President'S Commission On The Assassination Of Presiden


The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a cruel and shocking act of violence directed against a man, a family…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 027

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres."Vom Schweigen" übersetzt von Gustav Landauer (18…

Prejudices, First Series

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H. L. Mencken


Mencken sharpens his pen and in a collection of short essays delivers acerbic opinions on issues and persons of the time. Among his targets…

硝子戸の中 (Garasudono uchi)

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Sōseki Natsume


『硝子戸の中』(がらすどのうち)は、『こゝろ』と『道草』の間に書かれた夏目漱石最後の随筆である。'Garasudono uchi' is Natsume Sōseki's last essay, which was written between 'Kokoro' & '…

The Brilliant Proof (Burhäne Lämé) in reply to an attack upon the Bahai Revelat…

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Mírzá Abu’L-Fadl Gulpáygání


“In these days,” writes the renowned Bahá’í scholar, Mírzá Abu’l-Fadl, “which are the latter days of 1911, A. D.…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 031

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres."Ein Drama in den Lüften" übersetzt von Mart…

De Vulgari Eloquentia

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Dante Alighieri


De vulgari eloquentia (On Eloquence in the vernacular) is a short essay written by Dante Alighieri in Latin. The work remains incomplete; on…

Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

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William Hazlitt


This famous Shakespearean exploration illuminates its plays through the frame of character, while also weighing theme, mood, structure and p…

Coffee Break Collection 002 - Faith

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Various


This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Th…

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