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The Iliad of Homer

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Homer


"The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Iliu…

Truth of Intercourse

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 015

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Robert Louis Stevenson


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently…

1-30 - The Cenci: Part 2

In Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci

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Alexandre Dumas [pere] and Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

The Beauty of Athens

In On the Shores of the Great Sea

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M.B. Synge and M. B. Synge


Book I of the "Story of the World" series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham…

The Wild Swans at Coole

In Short Poetry Collection 085

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2010.

03 - General Preface

In Waverley, Volume 1

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Sir Walter Scott


Waverley is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart (or…

01 - Are We As Interesting As We Think We Are?

In Idle Ideas in 1905

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Jerome K. Jerome


Back in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome shared his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including "Should Women Be Beautiful?", "Should S…

The Black Dog

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 008

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Stephen Crane


A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…