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Gerontion

In Short Poetry Collection 245

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T. S. Eliot


This is a collection of 34 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2023.

TO THE MAN-OF-WAR-BIRD

In Sea Drift from Leaves of Grass

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Walt Whitman


Sea Drift is a set of 11 poems which make up part of Walt Whitman's larger collection Leaves of Grass.The poems were inspired by Whitman's m…

Chapter the Second: The Beginning of the Dream. Parts 5 and 6

In The Dream: a novel

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H. G. Wells


The story is set in a Utopian future. On an excursion, Sarnac, relates his vivid dream to his friends and recounts how he lived the entire l…

French - Voyelles

In Multilingual Short Works Collection 035 - Poetry & Prose

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Arthur Rimbaud


This is our 35th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard Engli…

An Explanation by Way of Preface

In Three Good Giants

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François Rabelais


As I went on, it did not take me long to discover that it was quite possible for my purpose—following, indeed, the path unconsciously taken …

Chapter 37

In Ran Away to Sea

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Thomas Mayne Reid


"I was just sixteen when I ran away to sea." So begins the story of Will, a young man attracted to the romance of the sea. But t…

Chapter 59: The Second Year of War: A Retrospect, part 2

In A History of the Great War, Volume Three

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John Buchan


This is the third of a four-volume history of the First World War, coming in along the Ypres Salient in February 1916 and stopping mid-Novem…

Plain as the glistering planets shine

In Songs of Travel and Other Verses

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Robert Louis Stevenson


A collection of short verses by the Scottish poet and novelist Robert Louis Stevenson reflecting his great love of travel and adventure from…

The Wanderer

In Codex Exoniensis - The Exeter Book. A Collection of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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Anonymoustranslated Bybenjamin Thorpe


The Exeter Book (Codex Exoniensis). This book was presented to his Cathedral by Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, about the middle of the…

Ostend by William Lisle Bowles

In Sonnets of This Century

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Various


This comprehensive anthology of English sonnets of the Nineteenth Century, edited and arranged by William Sharp, was published in 1887. It…

Preludes

In Short Poetry Collection 252

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T. S. Eliot


This is a collection of 39 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers during May 2024.

HAWTHORNE'S "BLITHEDALE ROMANCE"

In Studies in Classic American Literature

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D. H. Lawrence


The staid academic title belies the freewheeling prose of D.H. Lawrence's essays, which are as contrarian, penetrating, and sometimes unpala…

Chapter 12

In Northanger Abbey (Version 5)

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Jane Austen


What could be more entrancing than Northanger Abbey? Catherine quite fears the Abbey. Find out why! - Summary by Victoria Bell

Rhapsody on a Windy Night

In Short Poetry Collection 242

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T. S. Eliot


This is a collection of 42 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2023.

Mirth and Mourning

In Complete Poems

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Anne Brontë


Anne Brontë was the youngest of the three famous literary sisters and is best known for her novel The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. She wrot…

Madness

In Short Poetry Collection 243

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Rainer Maria Rilke


This is a collection of 37 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2023.