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by Algy Pug
April 8th, 2021, 9:30 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Fort Worth!
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Greetings from Fort Worth!

Hi Matthew Welcome to Librivox. As a "bad film" aficionado you would doubtless be familiar with the immortal works of Edward D. Wood, and also the movies starring the only and only Sonny Tufts (the favorite screen actor of Bulwinkle, from Rocky and Bulwinkle.) At Librivox, we occasionally indulge in...
by Algy Pug
April 2nd, 2021, 4:26 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Dramatic Works
Topic: OPEN[PLAY]One Act Play Collection 015 - thw
Replies: 365
Views: 6903

Re: OPEN[PLAY]One Act Play Collection 015 - thw

May I read Section 93 (The Magistrate?)

Cheers
by Algy Pug
April 1st, 2021, 1:11 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE - The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - lny
Replies: 66
Views: 2209

Re: COMPLETE - The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - lny

Many thanks to Linny and our fearless team of readers.

Any readers who may be interested in more Rubaiyat readings are invited to check the following project:
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=86385&p=1876381&hilit=payne#p1876381

Cheers
by Algy Pug
March 31st, 2021, 4:19 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: [Religion] Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII - m8b1
Replies: 176
Views: 4475

Re: [Religion] Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII - m8b1

May I read Section 29 (about those darned Freemasons)?

Cheers
by Algy Pug
March 26th, 2021, 11:34 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag
Replies: 16
Views: 328

Re: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag

Hi Alan There is no need to read the number of the quatrain - it would only disturb the flow. Fitzgerald's version is a transformation rather than a translation. I believe that Payne's translation, in spite of its rather tortured syntax, is a more accurate representation of the original. That being ...
by Algy Pug
March 26th, 2021, 10:59 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag
Replies: 16
Views: 328

Re: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag

Thanks Alan

The first 100 quatrains are yours.

Cheers
by Algy Pug
March 26th, 2021, 10:35 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag
Replies: 16
Views: 328

Re: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag

Hi Algy I would like to read some of this so can I provisionally claim section 6? I have a couple of questions: - I cannot access the text links in MW, it says I have to request access. - the archive text has a lot of footnotes. Would you want these included? Hi Alan I have shared the text for Sect...
by Algy Pug
March 26th, 2021, 9:53 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag
Replies: 16
Views: 328

Re: ~[GROUP] The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam of Nishapour-ag

I wouldn't call this a short work - it will probably run for between three and four hours.

I think that "Books" would be more appropriate.

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