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The Communist Manifesto

Read by Jon Ingram


Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx


Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote their Manifesto in December 1847, as a guide to the fundamental principles and practices of Communists.…

22 - Judgment and Reasoning

In Gentle Measures in the Management and Training of the Young

Read by Jon Ingram


Jacob Abbott


Subtitled, "The principles on which a firm parental authority may be established and maintained, without violence or anger, and the rig…

THE FALSE VOLDEMAR THE SECOND OF BRANDENBURG

In Claimants to Royalty

Read by Jon Ingram


John H. Ingram and John Henry Ingram


A compilation of chronicles of the numerous impostors and impostures of kings, queens, and rulers. (Summary by Carmen H)

14 - Book 13, Chapters 1 - 5:Unguents: at what period they were first introduce…

In The Natural History Volume 3

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

Chapter 17

In Dracula

Read by Jon Ingram


Bram Stoker


The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity…

The Artilleryman

In Short Poetry Collection 001

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Walt Whitman


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.

Three Languages, The

In Grimms' Fairy Tales

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Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of f…

A Shropshire Lad (version 2)

Read by Jon Sindell


A. E. Housman


This is a lovely collection of melodic poems, many melancholy in tone, many featuring Housman's constant theme of living this short life to …

The Eagle's Shadow

Read by Jon M.Wilson


James Branch Cabell


A romantic comedy in which love is complicated by a large inheritance. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler

Mighty Roman Shorts

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Jon Sindell


The Mighty Roman is a baseball book for today, a funny, freewheeling novel about modern American manhood. It’s a modern Mutiny On The Bounty…

10 - Interest and Discipline

In Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

Read by Jon Miller


John Dewey


An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the d…

13 - Chapters XIII and XIV

In Topsy-Turvy

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Jules Verne


Topsy Turvy is a translation of Sans dessus dessous (1889) . This anonymous translation was first published by J. G. Ogilvie (New York, 1890…

Chapter Eleven: Laws the Cause of Slavery

In The Slavery of Our Times

Read by Jon Saunders


Leo Tolstoy (Aylmer Maude, Translator) and Leo Tolstoy


This little book shows, in a short, clear, and systematic manner, how the principle of Non-Resistance, about which Tolstoy has written so mu…

Chapter 35 - Psalm 105

In Bible (KJV) 19: Psalms (version 2)

Read by Jon Smith


King James Version


The book of Psalms is a collection of the works of at least six authors.The book of Psalms has been a source of inspiration to all those bel…

The Ghost That Got The Button

In Humorous Ghost Stories

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Dorothy Scarborough


Includes: An introduction by Dorothy Scarborough -- The Canterville ghost / by Oscar Wilde -- The ghost-extinguisher / by Gelett Burgess -- …