By: Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (1831-1919)
|A Knight of the Nets|
By: Amelia Opie (1769-1853)
Everybody makes mistakes, and everything has a price. This novel describes, according to it's name, the life of Adeline Mowbray, full of everything: sorrow, happiness, falsehood, truth, kindness, and mistakes. This novel is an exploration of the human heart. Be prepaired for a strong and enjoyable read.
By: Amelia Ruth Gere Mason
|The Women of the French Salons|
By: Amelia Simmons (c. 1700s-1800s)
American Cookery, by Amelia Simmons, was the first known cookbook written by an American, published in 1796. Until this time, the cookbooks printed and used in what became the United States were British cookbooks, so the importance of this book is obvious to American culinary history, and more generally, to the history of America. The full title of this book was: American Cookery, or the art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, tarts, puddings, custards, and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plum to plain cake: Adapted to this country, and all grades of life. (Description from Wikipedia)
By: Amelia Stratton Comfield
|Alida or, Miscellaneous Sketches of Incidents During the Late American War. Founded on Fact|
By: Amélie Rives (1863-1945)
|Shadows of Flames A Novel|
|A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales|
By: American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society
Two American Slavery Documents
This recording contains two original documents. 1) Life of James Mars, a Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut, by James Mars . James Mars was born in Connecticut in 1790 and spent the better part of his youth a slave working for various owners—once fleeing to the woods with his family to avoid being relocated to the South. At age twenty-five he became a free man and moved to Hartford, Connecticut, where he became a leader in the local African American community. His memoir is one of the more famous accounts of slave life in early New England...
By: American Anti-Slavery Society
|The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|
|The Fugitive Slave Law and Its Victims Anti-Slavery Tracts No. 18|
|The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|
|The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4|
|The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4|
|The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4|
By: American Bible Union
This 1871 revision of The Psalms by the American Bible Union is based on the “Common Version”, another name for the 1833 revision of the King James Version of The Bible by Noah Webster.
The New Testament
This Revised Testament has been prepared under the auspices of the American Bible Union, by the most competent scholars of the day. No expense has been spared to obtain the oldest translations of the Bible, copies of the ancient manuscripts, and other facilities to make the revision as perfect as possible. The paragraph form has been adopted in preference to the division by verse, which is a modern mode of division, never used in the ancient scriptures. But, for convenience of reference, the numbers of the verses are retained...
By: American Can Company
Choice Recipes and Menus using Canned Foods
American Can Company has compiled here 130 recipes featuring a broad spectrum of commercially canned foods including meats, fish, vegetables, and fruits, along with suggested menus. The introductory material gives an overview of canned foods and general instructions for use. - Summary by Larry Wilson
Kitchen Tested Recipes from Canned Foods
Another pamphlet by the American Can Company offering ways to cook fish, soups, vegetables and fruits using time-saving canned ingredients. - Summary by Betty B
By: American lady
|The Ladies' Vase Or, Polite Manual for Young Ladies|
By: American Molasses Company
Grandma's Recipes for Mother and Daughter
Published by the American Molasses Company, this collection of recipes features molasses for all types of cooking including meats, vegetables, cakes, cookies, pies, gingerbread, frostings, sauces, beverages and easy-to-make recipes for young cooks.
By: American School of Correspondence
|Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.|
|Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.|
By: American Standard Version
Holy Bible (ASV), Complete
What can be said? It's the ASV Bible, copyrighted 1901 by Thomas Nelson & Sons. I have previously recorded the New Living Translation of the Bible and would now like to do this version in order to make the Holy Scriptures more available on.
Bible Passages Collection 002
recording of Bible Passages Collection 002 with selections from the American Standard Version; King James Version ; World English Bible; Open English Bible; and Updated King James Version .
Bible Passages Collection 003
recording of Bible Passages Collection 003 with selections from the American Standard Version, King James Version, World English Bible, Emphasized, Bible, Catholic Public Domain Bible, Morgan New Testament, and Updated King James Version.
By: American Sunday School Union
|Self-Denial or, Alice Wood, and Her Missionary Society|
|The Allis Family; or, Scenes of Western Life|
By: American Sunday School Union [Editor]
|The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and other Stories|
By: American Tract Society
|Select Temperance Tracts|
|Scenes in Switzerland|
|Step by Step; or Tidy's Way to Freedom|
By: Amerigo Vespucci
|The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and other documents illustrative of his career|
By: Amice MacDonell
Enterprise of the ''Mayflower''
"Welcome to all! We show the story of how, nearly three hundred years ago, when this country was not so happy as it is now, some people driven by persecution out of England went on a long and dangerous voyage in a ship called the Mayflower, and made for themselves a home across the Atlantic Ocean." Cast List: Stage Directions read by MaryAnnMaster William Brewster: SpiderScientistMaster William Bradford: ToddHWMaster John Carver: aravagarwalMaster John Alden: JamesMcAndrewMaster John Robinson: Alex...
Story of the Armada
It's the summer of 1588, and all is not well in England. Citizens are plotting to betray their queen for Spanish gold, and the dreaded Armada is coming closer and closer. It's up to Lord Burleigh and brave Sir Francis Drake to stop them, but will they succeed in convincing Queen Elizabeth that such action is necessary? And when the Spanish ships finally arrive, what will happen to the queen and the citizens of London? Cast List:William Cecil, Lord Burleigh: Tomas Peter Sir Walter Raleigh: Todd Sir Francis Drake: K...
Robin Hood (Dramatic Reading)
One May Day, Robin Hood and his Merry Men sit in Sherwood Forest, waiting for a traveller to share their dinner. Enter a distraught Knight with his fair daughter Marian, who owe money to the Sheriff of Nottingham, and have not the means by which to pay it. Meanwhile the greedy Sheriff is visited by the Baron of the Black Castle, who plots to silence the famous outlaw once and for all! This version of the Robin Hood legend was written, and now recorded, as a play, entertaining for children and adults alike...
Saxon and Norman
Edward the Confessor is very weak and will die soon. But with no son to succeed him, who will gain the throne? The common folk and loyal Saxon barons in England want Harold, while the Norman barons and the people in Normandy, France want Duke William. They claim Edward gave William the throne. Who is right? Will Britain be Normanized? - Summary by Esther ben Simonides Cast List King Edward the Confessor: Beth ThomasHarold, Earl of Wessex: Adele de PignerollesGyrth, brother to Harold; Cecilia, daughter...
A one-act play which describes the setting and writing of the Magna Carta, including the famous line "now is justice bought and sold" in the Prologue.
By: Ammianus Marcellinus
|The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus During the Reigns of the Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens|
By: Amory H. Bradford
|The Ascent of the Soul|
By: Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862-1965)
Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges
Ever wondered how football has changed over the years? Look no further! This selection of rules, positions, and explanations of how football was played in the late 1800s is sure to leave you with a greater knowledge of the evolution of the sport.
By: Amos Bronson Alcott
By: Amos E. Dolbear (1837-1910)
|The Machinery of the Universe Mechanical Conceptions of Physical Phenomena|
|The Telephone An Account of the Phenomena of Electricity, Magnetism, and Sound, as Involved in Its Action|
|Matter, Ether, and Motion, Rev. ed., enl. The Factors and Relations of Physical Science|
By: Amy Bell Marlowe
|A Little Miss Nobody Or, With the Girls of Pinewood Hall|
|The Girl from Sunset Ranch Or, Alone in a Great City|
|Frances of the Ranges The Old Ranchman's Treasure|
|The Girls of Hillcrest Farm The Secret of the Rocks|
|Wyn's Camping Days or, The Outing of the Go-Ahead Club|
By: Amy Brooks
|Princess Polly At Play|
|Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore|
|Dorothy Dainty's Gay Times|
|Dorothy Dainty at the Mountains|
|Princess Polly's Gay Winter|
|Princess Polly's Playmates|
|Randy's Summer A Story for Girls|
|Randy and Her Friends|
By: Amy Carmichael (1867-1951)
|Things as They Are Mission Work in Southern India|
By: Amy D. V. Chalmers
|Madge Morton's Secret|
|Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid|
|Madge Morton's Victory|
|Madge Morton's Trust|
By: Amy Ella Blanchard (1856-1926)
A Sweet Little Maid
Dimple, the nine-year-old little girl is accustomed to being always the first. She has Bubbles, a little coloured girl as playmate and servant. One day Dimple’s cousin, Florence comes to visit her and they have a wonderful time together. But then come the rainy days and the two children easily get bored in the house… and that’s how the adventures and troubles begin.
|A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays|
|A Dear Little Girl at School|
|Three Little Cousins|
|A Dear Little Girl|
Is Santa Claus real? Six year old Elinor thinks so as she sends her letter, and persuades her friend Bill to do likewise. On the other side of town, a stray kitten adopts a lonely bachelor. As the two worlds come together, the magic of Christmas is kept alive for all ages in this heart-warming tale.
By: Amy Fay (1844-1928)
|Music-Study in Germany from the Home Correspondence of Amy Fay|
By: Amy Lane Waterman (1873-1955)
Little Candy Book for a Little Girl
Join Betsey Bobbitt, a girl with an undeniable sweet tooth, as she discovers new recipes for candy and sweets to make with the reader. An entertaining cookbook with a narrative!
By: Amy le Feuvre (d.1929)
Little Milly is left an orphan after the death of her mother and sent to live with her bachelor uncle, who has no use for children, especially of the female variety. As the days go by, his heart warms to his endearing niece who wants all probable sons to come home, including her very own probable uncle.
By: Amy Le Feuvre (-1929)
|Dwell Deep or Hilda Thorn's Life Story|
|'Me and Nobbles'|
By: Amy LeFeuvre (1861-1929)
Teddy loves to tell the story of how his father heroically died on the battlefield and guards his button jealously. But this brings contention and strife when a new girl comes to town. Teddy begins to learn what it means to be a soldier under Christ, his Captain.
By: Amy Levy (1861-1889)
Reuben Sachs is a London lawyer whose political aspirations do not include marriage to Judith Quixano, the daughter of a respectable but unexceptional family. But without Reuben, a woman like Judith might have a bleak future in mid-19th century England: a loveless marriage or lifelong dependency are apparently her only options… A feminist, a Jew, and a lesbian, Amy Levy wrote about Anglo-Jewish cultural mores and the lives of would-be independent women in Victorian society. Levy was as repelled by contemporary literature’s occasional paragon (e...
A London Plane-Tree, and Other Verse
Amy Levy was a British poet and novelist who is celebrated for her feminist positions and her engagement with homosexual romance during the Victorian era. Levy wrote stories, essays, and poems for periodicals, some popular and others literary. Her writing career began early; her poem "Ida Grey" appearing in the journal, The Pelican, when she was only fourteen. Her final book of poems, A London Plane-Tree And Other Verse (1889), contains lyrics that are among the first to show the influence of French symbolism. (Introduction excerpted from Wikipedia)
Romance of a Shop
Praised by Oscar Wilde amongst other contemporaries, Amy Levy's first novel tells the story of the four Lorimer sisters, who decide to open their own photography business after the death of their father which has left them in poverty. The novel examines the opportunities and difficulties of urban life for the "New Woman" in the late nineteenth century. Not only was Levy unusual as a female novelist in this period, but she was also from an Anglo Jewish family. - Summary by Jane Gough
Miss Meredith is not the most talented of her sisters. In fact, she considers herself the typical of them. She has the adventure of a life time when she is offered the post of governess to an ancient noble Italian family. Things become even more complicated when the favorite son of the family falls in love with her. This book reflects the ancient traditions, and shows how things can change and how people from different walks of life react to changes. - Summary by Stav Nisser
By: Amy Lowell (1874-1925)
Dome of Many-Coloured Glass
This is a collection of lyrical poems, sonnets and verses for children by Amy Lowell."For quaint pictorial exactitude and bizarrerie of color these poems remind one of Flemish masters and Dutch tulip gardens; again, they are fine and fantastic, like Venetian glass; and they are all curiously flooded with the moonlight of dreams. . . . Miss Lowell has a remarkable gift of what one might call the dramatic-decorative. Her decorative imagery is intensely dramatic, and her dramatic pictures are in themselves vivid and fantastic decorations." (Richard Le Gallienne, 'New York Times Book Review', 1916)
Men, Women and Ghosts
This is a collection of long poems and short stories by Amy Lowell.
Sword Blades and Poppy Seed
This is a volume of poems by Amy Lowell, published in 1914. "Against the multitudinous array of daily verse our times produce this volume utters itself with a range and brilliancy wholly remarkable. I cannot see that Miss Lowell's use of unrhymed 'vers libre' has been surpassed in English. Read 'The Captured Goddess', 'Music', and 'The Precinct. Rochester', a piece of mastercraft in this kind. A wealth of subtleties and sympathies, gorgeously wrought, full of macabre effects (as many of the poems are) and brilliantly worked out. The things of splendor she has made she will hardly outdo in their kind." (Josephine Preston Peabody, 'The Boston Herald', 1916)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Taxi by Amy Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 13, 2013.
Amy Lawrence Lowell was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts, who posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926. Though she sometimes wrote sonnets, Lowell was an early adherent to the "free verse" method of poetry and one of the major champions of this method. She defined it in her preface to "Sword Blades and Poppy Seed"; in the North American Review for January, 1917; in the closing chapter of "Tendencies in Modern American Poetry"; and also in the Dial (January 17, 1918), as: "The definition of Vers libre is: a verse-formal based upon cadence...
By: Amy Prentice
|Mouser Cats' Story|
|The Gray Goose's Story|
By: Amy Steedman
In God's Garden
“In this book you will not find the stories of all God’s saints. I have gathered a few together, just as one gathers a little posy from a garden full of roses. But the stories I have chosen to tell are those that I hope children will love best to hear.” (excerpt from In God’s Garden by Amy Steedman)
|The Babe in the Bulrushes|
|Joseph the Dreamer|
Knights of Art - Stories of the Italian Painters
A children's version of the Lives of Artists by Vassari with many Illustrations. Of course we won't be able to show the paintings but the descriptions and the anecdotes are interesting and may lead a child to further interest.
|David the Shepherd Boy|
By: Amy Walton (1848-1899)
|The Kitchen Cat, and other Tales|
|Penelope and the Others Story of Five Country Children|
Kitchen Cat and Other Stories
These are three stories that will delight your heart and soul. The little girl Ruth in the first story is very privileged young lady with everything she could wish for except,of course, for companionship. Her mother has passed away and her father is a very busy lawyer who barely notices she is there. But then Ruth finds a scruffy, skinny and mostly ugly cat; the cat who lives in the kitchen and cellars,hence The Kitchen Cat. Her attempts to befriend this stray despite insurmountable obstsacles make this story a really heart warming tale...
|Black, White and Gray A Story of Three Homes|
|White Lilac; or the Queen of the May|
|Thistle and Rose A Story for Girls|
|Susan A Story for Children|
|The Hawthorns A Story about Children|
|Our Frank and other stories|
|A Pair of Clogs|