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Gulliver's Travels

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Jonathan Swift


Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is b…

Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, h…

The Princess and the Goblin

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George MacDonald


The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a hous…

The Princess and Curdie

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George MacDonald


The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. It's been a year since the Princess Irene and Curd…

The Talisman

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Sir Walter Scott


The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the …

The Iliad for Boys and Girls

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a sty…

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

In The Blue Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang


Andrew Lang's Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was f…

Bk4,C1-Tezcucan lake,description of the capital

In History of the Conquest of Mexico

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William H. Prescott


Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold,And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;Round many western islands have I beenWhich bards in fe…

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In The Last Man

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Mary Shelley


The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a futu…

Macbeth - They met me on the day of sucess (Act 1, Scene 5)

In Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 01

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William Shakespeare


William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616) remains widely to be considered the single greatest playwright of all time. He wrote i…

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In Jabberwocky

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Lewis Carroll


LibriVox volunteers bring you 34 different recordings of Jabberwocky, by Lewis Carroll. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of J…

Chapter LIII: Fate of the Eastern Empire Pt. I

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. V

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Vol I Ch 6: Depot Journeys, pt 2

In The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

Chapter LXIII: Civil Wars And The Ruin Of The Greek Empire Part I

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. VI

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…