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The Aeneid of Virgil (Version 2)

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The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy,…

The Retired Cat - Read by GPA

In The Retired Cat

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William Cowper

William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century na…


In The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe

In placing before the public this collection of Edgar Poe's poetical works, it is requisite to point out in what respects it differs from, a…

Book I, Chapters 1 to 9

In On Christian Doctrine

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Saint Augustine of Hippo

De doctrina Christiana, On Christian Doctrine, is a famous treatise by Augustine of Hippo, consisting of four books that describe how to int…

The Birth of the Second Kantele

In Finnish Legends

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R. Eivind

One dark winter's day in the north of Finland, Father Mikko seeks shelter in an isolated cabin till a storm abates. After dinner the family …


In A Dark Month

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

This is a sequence of poems by Algernon Charles Swinburne. The poems were written in 1881, during the one month in which his seven year old …