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Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Robert Bridges

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) was an English poet, educated at Oxford. Entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1866 and the Jesuit novitiate…

Renascence and Other Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

The following is a recording of the first volume of poetry published by Edna St. Vincent Millay. When the author had graduated from high sch…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol, (version 2)

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Oscar Wilde

In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of ‘gross indecency’. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a r…

Vivir sin vivir en mi

In Spanish Poetry Collection 001

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Santa Teresa de Avila, St. Teresa of Avila and Saint Teresa of Avila

LibriVox’s Spanish Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 10 Spanish language public-domain poems.

The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver

In Long Poems Collection 004

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 004: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Essay 06 - Friendship

In Essays, First Series

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal b…

1910-04-22 Mark Twain (obituary)

In Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 1

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The New York Times

Public Domain newspaper articles in the US span a period of nearly two and a half centuries. Subjects, styles, period, publisher, and length…

Anne Rutledge

In Spoon River Anthology

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Edgar Lee Masters

This is a collection of poems, in the form of an entire community speaking from beyond the grave about their lives, and, in some cases, goss…