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Call –by: Rupert Brooke

LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Call by Rupert Brooke. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 21st, 2013.

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by Rupert Brooke

[British Poet 1887 1915.]

1915 edition

[A new Appendix is included in this etext, consisting of poems ABOUT or TO Rupert Brooke.]

The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke with an introduction by George Edward Woodberry and a biographical note by Margaret Lavington

Born at Rugby, August 3, 1887 Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1913 ...

Middlemarch (version 2) –by: George Eliot

Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life is a novel by George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, later Marian Evans. It is her seventh novel, begun in 1869 and then put aside during the final illness of Thornton Lewes, the son of her companion George Henry Lewes. During the following year Eliot resumed work, fusing together several stories into a coherent whole, and during 1871–72 the novel appeared in serial form. The first one-volume edition was published in 1874, and attracted large sales. Subtitled "A Study of Provincial Life," the novel is set in the fictitious Midlands town of Midd...

Tess of the d Urbervilles (version 2) –by: Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles subtitled, "A Pure Woman," is the story of a young working woman named Tess Durbeyfield who is sent by her father to visit wealthy relatives. Her encounter with Alec d'Urberville changes her life forever, and brings about a doom that no one could have foreseen.

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E text transcribed by Steve Menyhert, proof read by Meredith Ricker and John Hamm, and revised by Joseph E. Loewenstein, M.D.


A Pure Woman

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Aunt Jo s Scrap-Bag Vol. 6 –by: Louisa May Alcott

The last volume of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag is another collection of stories by Louisa May Alcott. From preparing for Thanksgiving (with your parents away!) to the adventures two dolls had on their way to Maine, to the strange tale told by the old seat, these are funny, sweet, and altogether delightful stories for all ages. Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Shawl-Straps: A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 3 Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 4 Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 5 Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 6

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Hyphenation and spelling standardized....

Sonnet (From the Spanish of Pl

James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer.

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Country Doctor –by: Sarah Orne Jewett

A Country Doctor is a fiction novel by American author Sarah Orne Jewett. The book, which was first published in 1884, was based on the relationship between Jewett and her physician father. The main character of A Country Doctor, Nan, is a young woman who encounters much strife when she decides to go against the traditional values of the day and become a doctor. The book has been listed as an example of the shift in the perception of the role of women in society, with the main character of Nan choosing to pursue her career in medicine rather than a marriage and family

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