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Little Women Classic Text Narration

Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott CHAPTER TWO: A MERRY CHRISTMAS Jo was the first to wake in the gray dawn of Christmas morning. No stockings hung at the fireplace, and for a moment she felt as much disappointed as she did long ago, when her little sock fell down because it was crammed so […] Read More

Pride and Prejudice Victorian Text Narration

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817) Chapter 26 Mrs. Gardiner's caution to Elizabeth was punctually and kindly given on the first favorable opportunity of speaking to her alone; after honestly telling her what she thought, she thus went on: "You are too sensible a girl, Lizzy, to fall in love merely because you are warned against […] Read More

Alice In Wonderland Classic Narration

Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898) CHAPTER V: Advice from a Caterpillar The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. `Who are YOU?' said the Caterpillar. This was not […] Read More

Adventures of Tom Sawyer Classic Narration

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) Samuel Langhorne Clemens Part IV After breakfast they went whooping and prancing out on the bar, and chased each other round and round, shedding clothes as they went, until they were naked, and then continued the frolic far away up the shoal water of the bar, against the stiff current, […] Read More

Treasure Island Classic Narration

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Excerpt taken from PART THREE: My Shore Adventure How My Shore Adventure Began The appearance of the island when I came on deck next morning was altogether changed. Although the breeze had now utterly ceased, we had made a great deal of way during the night and were now lying […] Read More

Beethoven’s Letters

Prose Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 Compiled by Ludwig von Ritter (1800-1877) TO COUNTESS GIULIETTA GUICCIARDI Morning, July 6, 1800. MY ANGEL! MY ALL! MY SECOND SELF! Only a few words to-day, written with a pencil (your own). My residence cannot be settled till to-morrow. What a tiresome loss of time! Why this deep grief […] Read More

Frankenstein Victorian Text Narration

English Literature - Science Fiction Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797 - 1851) Excerpt from Chapter 5   It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark […] Read More

The New Testament Ancient Text Narration – 1 Corinthians Chapter 13

1 Corinthians Chapter 13 Charity is to be preferred before all gifts.   13:1. If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 13:2. And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and […] Read More

The New Testament Ancient Text Narration – John Chapter 3

John Chapter 3 : Christ's discourse with Nicodemus. John's testimony.   3:1. And there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 3:2. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him: Rabbi, we know that thou art come a teacher from God; for no man can do […] Read More

Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans Ancient Text Narration

Theseus displaying not only great strength of body, but equal bravery, and a quickness alike and force of understanding, his mother Aethra, conducting him to the stone, and informing him who was his true father, commanded him to take from thence the tokens that Aegeus had left, and to sail to Athens. He without any […] Read More