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Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Errors of the Modernists)

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Pope St Pius X


During a relatively short pontificate (1903 - 1914) Pope Pius X devoted much of his time to dealing with issues related to the rapid spread …

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Le Gallienne)

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Omar Khayyám


Richard le Gallienne was an English poet and critic, who, although unfamiliar with the Persian language, had a profound interest in the Ruba…

The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam

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Omar Khayyám


In 1867 Jean Baptiste Nicolas (1814-1875), scholar and career diplomat, published the first major French translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar…

A Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Omar Khayyám


The translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald has remained the most celebrated rendering in English of the Persian po…

Quanta Cura & The Syllabus of Errors

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Pope Pius Ix


This encyclical letter of Pope Pius IX was promulgated in 1864 and issued with the attached Syllabus of Errors. The document was dispatched…

An Interpretation of Keats's Endymion

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Henry Clement Notcutt


Endymion is the largest work by John Keats and was composed between April and November 1817. When it was published in April 1818 the critic…

The Ring and the Book - An Interpretation

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Francis Bickford Hornbrooke


Francis Bickford Hornbrooke was an American Unitarian minister who in later years was recognized as an expert commentator on literature, in …

A Second Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Louisa Stuart Costello, Edward Byles Cowell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Henry George Keene, R. Löwenberg, Charles Pickering, Frank Siller, Whitley Stokes and W. E. B. Whittaker


In 1840 Louisa Stuart Costello published in Fraser’s Magazine an article on classic Persian poetry, which included a section on Omar Khayyam…

The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour

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Omar Khayyám


The quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour. Now first completely done into English verse from the Persian, in accordance with the original f…

A Third Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Omar Khayyám


In addition to Edward Fitzgerald, many authors have produced versions of the quatrains of Omar Khayyam. This collection features the work of…

Petals - Read by GHS

In Petals

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Amy Lowell


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Petals by Amy Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 27, 2011.Amy Lawrence L…

A ruefull Lamentation

In Short Poetry Collection 104

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Thomas More (1478-1535) and Thomas More


This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2012.

Old Chants - Read by GHS

In Old Chants

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Walt Whitman


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Old Chants by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 15, 2011.Walter &…

The Railway Train - Read by GHS

In The Railway Train

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Emily Dickinson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Railway Train by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 28, 2011.Alt…

Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher - Read by GHS

In Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher

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Walter Savage Landor


LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher by Walter Savage Landor. This was the Weekly Poetry projec…

The Silver Swan - Read by GHS

In The Silver Swan

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Orlando Gibbons


LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The Silver Swan by Orlando Gibbons. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 14, 2011.Or…

Ballad of the Canal - Read by GHS

In Ballad of the Canal

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Phoebe Cary


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Ballad of the Canal by Phoebe Cary. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 4, …

An Apology for Sadness - Read by GHS

In An Apology for Sadness

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Anne Lynch Botta


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of An Apology for Sadness by Anne Lynch Botta. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 13, …

The Arraignment of Christmas

In Christmas Short Works Collection 2010

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Unknown


This multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection for 2010 contains public domain short stories, essays, poems and scripture passages recor…

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