Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 019


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, literature, travel, science, medicine, war, writing, education, philosophy, and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Argument to Prove that the Abolishing of Christianity in England May, as Things Now Stand Today, be Attended with Some Inconveniences, and Perhaps not Jonathan Swift Etext Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
00:33:03 en
Play 02 Conjugal Precepts Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus Etext TriciaG
00:45:40 en
Play 03 Dante and the Bowery from From History as Literature and Other Essays Theodore Roosevelt Etext Guero
00:17:56 en
Play 04 Ekoniah Scrub: Among Florida Lakes Louise Seymour Houghton Etext Bellona Times
00:50:57 en
Play 05 Elephant Hunt Various Etext James Christopher
00:03:35 en
Play 06 General Washington and General Jackson, on Negro soldiers Henry Carey Baird Etext Guero
00:18:53 en
Play 07 The King Follett Discourse Joseph Smith, Jr. Etext Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:39:20 en
Play 08 Letter to Patrick Henry, March 27, 1779 Thomas Jefferson Etext Bellona Times
00:24:05 en
Play 09 McGuffey's Eclectic Primer, Revised Edition William Holmes McGuffey Etext Bellona Times
00:38:02 en
Play 10 Methods of Wound Treatment, from Manual of Surgery, Vol 1 Alexis Thomson Etext Bellona Times
00:23:31 en
Play 11 On the Mexican War Thomas Corwin Etext Guero
00:23:18 en
Play 12 On the Theory of Compound Colors James Clerk Maxwell Etext Availle
00:08:18 en
Play 13 The Oriental Rose, or, The teachings of Abdul Baha, Chapter 2 Mary Hanford Ford Etext Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:24:19 en
Play 14 The Pathless Profession Henry van Dyke Etext Bill Mosley
00:16:15 en
Play 15 The Voice and Spiritual Education (opening) Hiram Corson Etext Martin Geeson
00:22:22 en