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Poems of Nature

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Henry David Thoreau


The fifty poems here brought together under the title ‘Poems of Nature’ are perhaps two-thirds of those which Thoreau preserved. Many of the…

A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818

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Elisabeth G. Stryker


This is a brief biography of Samuel J. Mills who was instrumental in establishing the first missionary society in the United States, and als…

Clara A. Swain, M.D.

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Mrs. Robert Hoskins


This is a brief biography of Clara A. Swain, M.D. who is regarded as the "first Medical Missionary to the Women of the Orient." S…

G.K. Chesterton in The Open Road

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G. K. Chesterton


A collection of 2 book reviews written by G.K. Chesterton in "The Open Road", both from 1911. (Summary by Maria Therese)

The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems

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Edwin Markham


Edwin Markham was an American poet whose poems often drew attention to the laborers of the world and frequently expressed elements of faith.…

Haiti: Its Dawn of Progress after Years in a Night of Revolution

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John Dryden Kuser


This book is part history and part travelogue, an account of a brief visit by a wealthy, white U.S. politician during a lamentable time in H…

G.K. Chesterton in The Bibliophile Magazine

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G. K. Chesterton


Two essays/articles by G.K. Chesterton, published in 'The Bibliophile' magazine in 1908. (Summary by Maria Therese)

Songs by the Sea

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Rebecca Ruter Springer


Best known for her mystical writing, IntraMuros, Rebecca Ruter Springer was also a sensitive poet. This a short volume of her poems celebra…

The New Joan and Other Poems

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Katherine Hale


Katherine Hale is the pen name of Amelia Beers Warnock Garvin, a Canadian poet and literary critic. This volume is one of her collections w…

Jimmy Skunk and Unc' Billy Possum Tell Different Stories

In The Adventures of Prickly Porky

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Thornton W. Burgess


A stranger from the North Woods has just arrived in the Green Forest causing a great stir among the woodland creatures who live there. They …

Second Part, Chapter I, part 1a. The conquerors of central America.

In Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 1

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Jules Verne


The famous writer of great adventure stories Jules Verne wrote also several lesser known, but good non-fiction works. "Celebrated trave…

The Ballad of Father Gilligan

In Short Poetry Collection 183

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2018.

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In Songs of the Outlands: Ballads of the Hoboes and Other Verse

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Henry Herbert Knibbs


A poetry collection. The poem "Out There Somewhere" was extensively quoted in and was the basis for Edgar Rice Burroughs' story &q…