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The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787

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United States Government and Unit


This 1787 document defines the rights and responsibilities of federal government of the United States of America.

The Stolen White Elephant

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Mark Twain


In this Mark Twain short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local po…

The Last Wish

In Five Children and It

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nesbit_e and E. Nesbit


This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon…

Chapter 21

In Northanger Abbey

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Jane Austen


Northanger Abbey is a hilarious parody of 18th century gothic novels. The heroine, 17-year old Catherine, has been reading far too many “hor…

Chapter 19

In The Custom of the Country

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Edith Wharton


Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this nov…

Author's Introduction

In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior…

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In Ulysses

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James Joyce


NOTE: Because of the nature of this project, there was a bending of usual LibriVox procedures: pub-like background noise was encouraged, as…

Chapter 29

In Sense and Sensibility

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Jane Austen


The two eldest Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, one of whom (Elinor) embraces practicality and restraint while the other (Marianne) gi…

Christmas Eve

In Old Christmas

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irving_w and Washington Irving


A tale of the quaint and old English traditions of celebrating Christmas. Irving travels to the English countryside and meets an old schoolm…

Fish

In Good Things to Eat As Suggested By Rufus

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Rufus Estes


Rufus Estes was born a slave in 1857 in Tennessee, and experienced first hand the turmoil of the Civil War. He began working in a Nashville …

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In Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

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Mary Shelley


Victor Frankenstein discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster who has no name in …

Four Clever Brothers, 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…