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The Ballad of the White Horse

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


G. K. Chesterton


An English epic poem that follows the exploits of Alfred the Great in his defense of Christian civilization in England from the heathen nihi…

Drinking Alone by Moonlight

In Drinking Alone by Moonlight

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


Li Bai and Bai Li 李白


LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 different recordings of Drinking Alone by Moonlight by Li Bai in Mandarin, Cantonese and English. This was …

The Dane-Geld

In Short Poetry Collection 032

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


Rudyard Kipling


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 032: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Introduction and Prefaces

In A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J. B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editi…

Bk 06: The World Below, pt 1

In The Aeneid

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Publius Vergilius Maro and Virgil


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,…

Version 9

In Bill of Rights

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


James Madison, United States Government and Unit


The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.

Ch. IX: The Unknown Wins - and Loses

In Deadwood Dick's Doom; or, Calamity Jane's Last Adventure

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


Edward L. Wheeler


This western, published around 1899, is a dime novel that has it all: roguish gun men, hostile Indians, chivalrous gentlemen to protect the …

England Under the Good Saxon, Alfred

In A Child's History of England

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Charles Dickens


A Child's History of England first appeared in serial form, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853 and was first published in th…

01 - Perverting the Constitution

In What Prohibition Has Done to America

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Fabian Franklin


In What Prohibition Has Done to America, Fabian Franklin presents a concise but forceful argument against the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.…

Chapter XIV: Advantages American Society Derive From Democracy—Part I

In Democracy in America Vol. I

Read by Joshua B. Christensen


Alexis de Tocqueville and Alexis De Tocqueville


When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful …