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Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 4

Read by John Burlinson


Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Mice & Other Poems

Read by John Burlinson


Gerald Bullett


Gerald William Bullett was a British man of letters. He was known as a novelist, essayist, short story writer, critic and poet. He wrote bot…

Vol. 3 - Chapter 3

In Helen

Read by John Burlinson


Maria Edgeworth


Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children…

The Game of Life by John Godfrey Saxe

In The Coo-ee Reciter

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John Godfrey Saxe


Recitation was a vital part of the curriculum in education in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. It not only enabled students to gain practic…

In the Autumn Grass - read by JDB

In In the Autumn Grass

Read by John Burlinson


Hamlin Garland


LibriVox volunteers take us out on the prairie among the wind and blue stem with readings of In the Autumn Grass by Hamlin Garland. This is…

Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth - Read by JDB

In Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth

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Arthur Hugh Clough


Arthur Hugh Clough (kluf) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to ground-breaking nurse Florence Nightingale. H…