|"You Bid Me Try" - Henry Austin Dobson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of "You Bid Me Try" by Austin Dobson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 17, 2011. Henry Austin Dobson , commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet and essayist. His official career was uneventful, but as a poet and biographer he was distinguished. Those who study his work are struck by its maturity. It was about 1864 that he turned his attention to writing original prose and verse, and some of his earliest work was his best...
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|Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure - Lieh Tzu|
A Librivox recording of Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure, the Yang Chu chapter of the Lieh Tzu (book 7), translated by Professor Anton Forke and with an introduction by Hugh Cranmer-Byng. Read by Chris Masterson. At the Court of Liang at the period of Yang Chu, about 300 B.C., the philosophers were treated as guests of the reigning king, who reserved for them lodging and maintenance, and encouraged all who had any pretence to the pursuit of truth and wisdom...
Keywords: librivox; philosophy; chinese; china; taoist; taoism
|Yankee at Molokai - Eva K. Betz|
LibriVox recording of YANKEE AT MOLOKAI, by EVA K. BETZ. Read by Maria Therese. As a daring soldier in the Union Army, Ira Dutton earned the respect and affection of the men around him. Handsome and affable, he could have had a full social life when the war was over. But he felt that his "wild years" demanded atonement - and where could that better be found than in Molokai, where the ailing Father Damien Needed help? So he made a free gift of himself, his strength and his capacity for love...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; father damien; molokai; hawaii; leprosy; civili war; wisconsin; zouaves; soldier
|Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus - Francis Pharcellus Church|
"Is There A Santa Claus?" was the headline that appeared over an editorial in the September 21, 1897 edition of the New York Sun. The editorial, which included the response of "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus," has become an indelible part of popular Christmas lore in the United States. LibriVox brings you eight different versions of this classic.(Summary from wikipedia.org) For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/yes-virginia-there-is-a-s...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; christmas
|Yiddish Tales (יידיש מעשה) - Various|
LibriVox recording of Yiddish Tales, by various authors. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, C...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; short stories; Jewish authors; Reuben Asher Braudes; Jehalel; Isaac Lob Perez; Mordecai Spektor; Sholem Alechem; Eliezer David Rosenthal; Isaiah Lerner; Judah Steinberg; David Frischmann; Micha Joseph Berdyczewski; Isaiah Berschadski; Tashrak; David Pinski; S. Libin; Abraham Raisin; H. D. Naumberg; Meyer Blinkin; Lob Schapiro; Shalom Asch; Issac Dob Berkowitz
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|You are old, father William - Lewis Carroll|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 different recordings of You are old, father William by Lewis Carroll. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of July 20th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/you-are-old-father-william-by-lewis-carroll/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
|You Know Me Al - Ring Lardner|
LibriVox recording of 'You Know Me Al', by Ring Lardner. Read by Rick Rodstrom. Big, fat, dumb, lazy, vain, headstrong and cheap, Jack Keefe is a journeyman pitcher with the Chicago White Sox in the rowdy days of the Deadball Era, circa 1915, ruled by the likes of Ty Cobb and John McGraw. In You Know Me Al, we follow Jack Keefe's life on-field and off, via the letters Jack writes to his old chum Al in his home town of Bedford, Indiana...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; baseball; epistolary fiction; Chicago White Sox; Deadball Era
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|You Who Never Arrived, Rainer Maria Rilke - Falstaff|
Keywords: Poetry German English Rilke, Rainer Maria
|Young Adult Short Works Collection Vol. 001 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Young Adult Short Works Collection Vol. 001, by Various Authors. Read by Librivox volunteers. Librivox’s Young Adults Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 9 short works of Young Adult fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; short stories; comedy; classics
|Young Americans Abroad - J. O. Choules|
LibriVox recording of Young Americans Abroad - Vacation in Europe: Travels in England, France, Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Switzerland, by J. O. Choules (ed.) Read by Sibella Denton. It’s 1851 and the Crystal Palace Exhibition is on in England. English American the Reverend Dr. Choules leaves Newport, Rhode Island with three teenaged students - James Robinson, George Vanderbuilt, and Weld French, who are forced to leave the fourth member of their blue-blooded quartet at home - and all four t...
Keywords: librivox; travel; history
|Young Robin Hood - George Fenn|
LibriVox recording of YOUNG ROBIN HOOD, by George Finn. Ever wonder how Robin Hood became Robin Hood? Well, now you can read how a young boy was molded into the famous hero who "robbed from the rich and gave to the poor". This imaginative story gives zesty details into the development and growth of the famous Robin Hood (Summary by Phil Chenevert) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Lib...
Keywords: librivox: audiobooks: robin hood: children
|Your Invisible Power - Genevieve Behrend|
LibriVox recording of Your Invisible Power, by Genevieve Behrend. Read by Algy Pug. Genevieve Behrend was a teacher of Mental Science, a New Thought discipline created by Thomas Troward (1847- 1916). Your Invisible Power, published in 1921, is her first and most famous book. It is a guide to the use of visualization and other mental processes in life enhancement and the achievement of personal goals...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; philosophy; psychology
|Your Psychic Powers and How to Develop Them|
LibriVox recording of Your Psychic Powers and How to Develop Them, by Hereward Carrington. Instructions in how to develop your psychic powers including telepathy, clairvoyance, self-projection, reincarnation, and other topics. Seriously. "It must be distinctly understood … that I believe the vast bulk of the material presented in this book to be sound and helpful; the practical instructions are good, and the reader cannot go far wrong in following them...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Psychic powers; Spiritualism; Self-improvement
|Youth - Leo Tolstoy|
LibriVox recording of Youth, by Leo Tolstoy. Translated by C.J. Hogarth. Read by Bill Boerst. Youth is the third in Tolstoy's trilogy of three autobiographical novels, including Childhood and Boyhood, published in a literary journal during the 1850s. (Introduction by Bill Boerst) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Autobiography; Russian literature; Librivox; audiobook; literature
|Youth and the Bright Medusa, and The Troll Garden - Willa Cather|
LibriVox recording of Youth, Medusa, and The Troll Garden, by Willa Cather. Read by David Wales Youth And The Bright Medusa comprises eight short stories published in 1920. Four of them (The Sculptor’s Funeral; A Death In The Desert; A Wagner Matinee; Paul’s Case) are re-worked from an earlier collection, The Troll Garden, published in 1905. This Librivox recording contains in addition the three stories (Flavia And Her Artists; The Garden Lodge; The Marriage Of Phaedra) from that earlier wor...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; short stories; westerns; Troll Garden; New York; society
|Youth's Spring-Tribute - Dante Gabriel Rossetti|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Youth's Spring-Tribute by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This was the Weekly Poetry Poetry project for April 15, 2012. Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. His early poetry was influenced by John Keats. His later poetry was characterised by the complex interlinking of thought and feeling, especially in his sonnet sequence The House of Life...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; poetry; weekly poetry; weekly poem; romance; spring; April; nature; love
|Youth, a Narrative - Joseph Conrad|
LibriVox recording of Youth, A Narrative, by Joseph Conrad. Read by Chris Hughes. An autobiographical short story written in 1898 and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories. This volume also includes Heart of Darkness and The End of the Tether, which are concerned with maturity and old age, respectively. "Youth" is narrated by Charles Marlow who is also the narrator of Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim and Chance...
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|Yvain, or the Knight with the Lion - Chretien de Troyes|
LibriVox recording of Yvain, or the Knight with the Lion, by Chretien de Troyes. Read by poormedea. Yvain, the Knight of the Lion is a romance by Chrétien de Troyes. It was probably written in the 1170s simultaneously with Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart, and includes several references to the action in that poem. In the poem, Yvain seeks to avenge his cousin Calogrenant who had been defeated by an otherworldly knight beside a magical storm-making fountain in the forest of Broceliande...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; king arthur; arthurian; romance; yvain; chretien de troyes
|幼年童話 (Yonen Dowa) - Nankichi Niimi|
LibriVox recording of 幼年童話 (Yonen Dowa), by 新見南吉 (Niimi Nankichi). Read in Japanese by Uchida Masatomo. NIIMI Nankichi (1913 - 1943) wrote around 30 short stories for small children around May in 1935 to publish a book. However, they were not accepted by the publisher. In total he wrote around 50 stories for small children, most of them were published after his death. This collection includes 25 of those stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Japanese; children; nature; animals; short stories