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Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Here is a delightful collection of charming stories from Greek Mythology. This collection features some very popular characters like our beloved Jason, Ulysses, King Pluto and Theseus (and of course, our favorite, Mr. Minotaur, too). Written in Hawthorne's interesting and beautiful style, these stories will be a great delight to read AND listen to.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) And, of course, finding out whether it was really a heart attack or cold blooded murder. No such doubts exist regarding the end of Julius Caesar in the Ides of March 44 BC. The deed was first considered a public service and the murderers heroes. Find out what turned the public opinion around in our production of Shakespeare’s classic drama.

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How LibriVox Works - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 03, 2020  · Files are, of course, available for download free of charge, from the LibriVox catalogue. The Moderators and Administrators With the number of LibriVox volunteers growing exponentially (almost 1,000 forum members in Spring 2006, just 6 months after LibriVox was started), and the tasks that need to be juggled increasing in number, too, some ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Braving parental opposition, the teenage lovers marry in secret, with the aid of the well-intentioned Friar Lawrence. Yet, as Shakespeare has often observed, the course of true love does not run smoothly, and Romeo and Juliet must risk death to be together. (summary by Elizabeth Klett) Cast: Escalus: David Muncaster Paris: mb Montague: Chris Hughes

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) PracticalitiesCopyright and Public Domain in the USAWhat Can Other People Do with LibriVox RecordingsWhy We Use the Laws of the USAOther Resources

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LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 004

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This collection includes Beginning Latin: Lessons 4 to 5, Latin for Beginners 1 to 3, Elegantiæ Latinæ by Edward Valpy, Chapter 2 - Hercules, from Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles, Dialogues 1 to 5 from The English and French Interpreter, Lessons 16 to 20 from Esperanto in Twenty Lessons , First Lessons of Chinese (Introduction and Chapter One ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Pinocchio. Carlo Collodi (1826 - 1890). This is the wonderful story of Pinocchio, the puppet who must learn many lessons before he can become a real boy. Carved by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a small Italian village, he dreamed of becoming a real boy but strays from the path of goodness many times and is very willing to listen to temptation.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) "This course of lectures is designed to meet the wants of two classes of persons: First—Those who are experienced housekeepers, familiar with the principles and practice of cookery, but who desire information concerning the preparation of the finer dishes of the modern school.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The materials include course books, modern grammars and traditional Arabic grammatical works, including the Ajurrumiyyah of Ibn Ajurrum and the Mi'at Amil of Jurjani. They each focus on different aspects of the two core science of Arabic grammar, viz. nahw (syntax) and sarf (morphology).

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 18, 2010  · Come what may, I loved Uncle Tom and all the good characters, & of course, detested the evil-doers. I was amazed at how you only hear the bad, and never the good about this book. It was actually a very good book. Kathy says: February 23, 2012 at 2:26 am

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Over the course of the play, the many secrets that lie behind the Ekdals' apparently happy home are revealed to Gregers, who insists on pursuing the absolute truth, or the "Summons of the Ideal". Among these truths: Gregers' father impregnated his servant Gina, …

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Basic Principles of Audio Recording - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Recording to a computer these days is cheap and relatively easy. In 1997 recording software cost cost me 150 Pounds. These days there are much better free and open source applications to cover all that one can do in a studio. Audacity is one of the best. I'll try to refer to Audacity as much as I can so that what I write can be tried by all those who have the inclination.Digital and tape, what's the difference?

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LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 002 - Index page

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This volume includes "The Aural System" by Charles Hardy, the first and second lessons from "New First Spanish Book" by James H. Worman, three sections from "First Steps in Anglo-Saxon", Lessons II to IV from "A Practical Grammar of the Latin Language" by George J. Adler, Lessons 1 to 3 from "New Method of Learning the French Language" by Jean ...

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LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 001

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Also included are the orientalist E.G. Browne's opinions on language learning (taken from the introduction to A Year Amongst the Persians), the first lesson from Dr. Emil Otto's "French Conversation-Grammar", a talk by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá on the need for a universal auxiliary language, Samuel Johnson's "A Grammar of the English Tongue", several ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Is it necessary to add that disappointments. problems, misunderstandings, and outright villainies, ensue to complicate the course of true love? After the twists and turns of novel's English midsection, the setting shifts back to the high Alps, and the final, climactic scene is played out on the heights of …

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Take a family with five unmarried daughters and a lack of wealth, throw in a new wealthy neighbor or two, plus a whole regiment of soldiers in town, and add a heaping spoonful of pride and a pinch of prejudice. Mix it all together and you get a story full of tears and laughter, embarrassment and pride, and, of course, love. (Summary by Annie ...

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Software We Use - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 26, 2019  · Other software to edit ID3 (Windows only): AudioShell - free - Integrates into Windows Explorer, you just pull up Properties and it gives you tabs for viewing and editing ID3 tags.; ID3 renamer - free - Rename a large number of files based on a formula. Can be used to mass rename ID3 tags as well; Misc: CDex - free - A great tool for ripping CDs but also changing the sample rate for MP3s

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Of course, to the astonishment of all concerned, Quarles' theories usually prove to be quite right! Christopher Quarles: College Professor and Master Detective was written by Percy James Brebner (1864-1922) and first published in 1914, a time when motor cars and electric lights were new marvels of the industrial age.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) And I noted too, of course, partly during visits to England but more largely by a somewhat wide and intimate intercourse with English people in the United States, the obvious differences between English and American pronunciation and intonation. Greatly interested in these differences—some of them so great that they led me to seek exchanges ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Quest of the Historical Jesus. Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965) Translated by William Montgomery (1871 - ). In this book, Schweitzer traces the historical progress of 'Historical Jesus' research, from Hermann Reimarus in the mid 18th century, to William Wrede at the turn of the 20th.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Travel in those days was, of course, very dangerous to one’s health, but Bashō was committed to a kind of poetic ideal of wandering. He travelled for about 156 days all together, covering thousands of miles mostly on foot. Of all of Bashō’s works, Oku no Hosomichi is best known.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dick Livingstone is a young, successful doctor, who in the course of events becomes engaged to Elizabeth Wheeler. But there is a mystery about his past, and he thinks himself honor-bound to unravel it before giving himself to her in marriage. In particular, a shock of undetermined origin has wiped out his memory prior to roughly the last decade

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Chad Newsome, of course is there too, and so are a scattering of other Americans, his old friend Waymarsh and his new acquaintance Maria Gostrey among them. Had Strether his life to live over again, knowing what he has now learned,. how different would it be? and what are the lessons he takes home with him? (Introduction by Nicholas Clifford)

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Treasure Island (version 2) Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894). A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) In Twain's autobiographical dictation on August 30, 1906, he recalled the struggles he had with the story. By that time he also recalled the title incorrectly: "In the course of twelve years, I made six attempts to tell a simple little story which I knew would tell itself in four hours if I could ever find the right starting point.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on the case in this classic mystery, set on lonely Dartmoor in Devonshire. Neolithic ruins, a perilous quagmire, eerie sounds in the night, and (of course) fog all add to the fun, with an escaped convict thrown in for good measure. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, Detective ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) His friendship with Alice Staverton, and his engagement in the development of a property awaken him to the possibilities that might have been his, had he chosen a different course of life. The "ghost," if that’s what it is, is that other self that might have been, and his confrontation with that self and its possibilities leads to a deeply ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) 20 Short Science Fiction Stories. Various. Compilation of 20 Science Fiction Short Stories - Summary by Kirk Ziegler. Genre(s): Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction Language: English

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Recordings of Books on the Ambleside List - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 28, 2019  · Also available: Home education: a course of lectures to ladies, delivered in Bradford, in the winter of 1885-1886 (1886) Booklist for Year 0/Preschool and Kindergarten LibriVox recordings. Works by Beatrix Potter The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman. New version not in the Public Domain, but we have recordings of the original Little ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Their resolution, of course, makes up the meat of the novel. One critic has remarked that in Doctor Thorne Trollope succeeds in one of the most difficult tasks an author of fiction can face: how to make genuinely good people genuinely interesting, so that they engage not only the sympathies but also the interest of readers.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Such an eventful life of course contained many interesting adventures, which are in this volume related. There are conspiracies, battles on land and sea, pirates, shipwrecks, natural disasters, kings and queens, friends and foes, damsels in distress, and other great yarns. - Summary by Carolin. Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction. Language ...

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English Pronunciation Guides - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 05, 2020  · Of course, a lot of medical terms have been coined since it was published, but we won't encounter most of them, since most books available for LibriVox will be before or around that time period. There's a search function on the right side of the screen.

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Guide for Proof-listeners - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 02, 2021  · 35:16 "He fell of the high horse of his" I hear "high course of his" In order to see the timecode, you will need to download the file and open it in a media player. When you simply click on a file, it will often open in QuickTime in the browser window (on …

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) "Mother, of course, has very little to do with it, and, to her, it has come to represent some sort of entailed possession that becomes more sacred every year. It's a family heirloom, like a title, or some very old and valuable piece of jewelry. Other people have family plate and family traditions, but we've got a vineyard, or, to speak more ...

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A Spiritual Time | LibriVox A Spiritual Time | free public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 01, 2019  · December is the month to slow down a bit (in between hectic shopping sprees, at least). Here are 10 gems from our catalogue dealing with spirituality – and with Christmas, of course. In today’s world, it can be difficult to let mind and body come to rest. Why not find inspiration in The Spiritual Exercises by St. Ignatius Loyola.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) He argued that God acts solely by the laws of "his own nature". He rejected the view that God had a particular end game or purpose to advance in the course of events; to Spinoza, those who believed so were only creating a delusion for themselves out of fear. (Summary from Wikipedia) Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Philosophy, Political Science ...

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Audacity 1-2-3 - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 04, 2020  · You can select the destination here, of course. Enter the name of the file (without the "mp3" on the end - it'll be added for you). The "Save as type" should already be selected as "MP3 files". DON'T click Save yet!!! Now look at the "Format Options" …

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The great city-state is in trouble from Genoa and other neighboring cities, and of course it's up to a young English lad to save her! Kidnappings, sea battles, dangerous adventures of all sorts and even a little romance combine to make this one of Henty's most exciting novels. Climb aboard and join us for an adventure that will leave you on the ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Cornelius Van Baerle has joined the race to breed a truly black tulip – and to win the prize of 100,000 guilders, as well as fame and honour. As he nears his goal he is jailed and then of course rescued – by the beautiful Rosa, daughter of the jailer. Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction. Language: English

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Ralph, the driver of their wagon and unspoken beau of Marjorie, is swayed by the teasing ridicule of Estelle to refuse to take them home that night. Unknown to the party, unexpected opportunities occur at Ralph's and Estelle's homes that same night, and their delay and subsequent actions profoundly affect the course of all three of their lives.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The crime baffles the Scotland Yard detectives, but of course Holmes solves it easily. In the second half of the story, the scene shifts to Utah as we learn the murderer's history. The action returns to London in the last two chapters. In his first adventure, Holmes demonstrates many of the traits for which he later became well known ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) It introduced the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. It was controversial because it contradicted religious beliefs which underlay the then current theories of biology. Darwin’s book was the culmination of evidence he had accumulated on the voyage of the Beagle in the 1830s ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) One "pseudo-Plutarch" is held responsible for all of these works, though their authorship is of course unknown. This book is also famously the first reference to the problem of the chicken and the egg. (Summary by Leni) Genre(s): Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity), Self-Help, Essays. Language: English

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 03, 2018  · There are of course some very important pragmatic reasons for a public domain license rather than creative commons: public domain means we just don't have to worry about it. we don't have to chase anyone, or ask for checks or tell them they can't use such and such to do so and so, we don't have to hirer lawyers and sue our fans or anyone else.

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Improve Your Recording - Librivox wiki

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 16, 2020  · Of course it's not easy to hold your script very long there but if you like the effect, hopefully you will find a way to keep it there. Voice Characterizations. Using different voices in dialog is certainly not necessary in your recordings. It may even be better to avoid them in certain circumstances. However, some people will want to create ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Production details Running Time: 2:32:07 Zip file size: 73.0MB Catalog date: 2010-06-07 Read by: LibriVox Volunteers Book Coordinator: Arielle Lipshaw Meta Coordinator:

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