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by barbara2
June 21st, 2021, 6:25 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

Hi Barbara, Section 9 is up: 11:28 https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_09_davis_128kb.mp3 My best, Pam PL OK! That section has thrown light for me on episodes in Tolstoy and Patrick O'Brian, and also on a project I recorded for Librivox - "Recollections of the Revolution and the...
by barbara2
June 17th, 2021, 3:43 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
June 16th, 2021, 6:46 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 8 is up:

12:37

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_08_davis_128kb.mp3

Enter Napoleon.

My best,

Pam
PL OK. We're in Patrick O'Brian territory now. But how was French control of Egypt to thwart the English in India?

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
June 12th, 2021, 6:50 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
June 12th, 2021, 7:14 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 7 is up:

14:11

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_07_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
PL OK. Rivers of blood.

Barbara
by barbara2
June 11th, 2021, 9:29 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
June 8th, 2021, 7:17 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 6 is up:

16:02

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_06_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
Section 6 is PL OK. I was getting quite nervous listening to it though I knew how things were going to turn out.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
June 7th, 2021, 8:43 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl
Replies: 64
Views: 1381

Re: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl

And now, Section 17:

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/letters_17_sevigne_128kb.mp3
M:S
21:22


I liked the bit about the little girl who knows only Les Rochers - we've met her before. A daughter of one of the estate workers I suppose.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
June 4th, 2021, 4:13 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
June 4th, 2021, 7:35 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 5 is up:

15:30

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_05_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
PL OK. I suppose most of the French were even more confused about what was going on than I am. But the author is doing a good job of enlightening me.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
May 31st, 2021, 10:10 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
May 31st, 2021, 7:02 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 4 is up:

14:28

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_04_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
That was so clear and helped me knit together some things I had already come across.

PL OK!

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
May 31st, 2021, 9:52 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
May 31st, 2021, 7:00 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 3 is ready for Spot PL:

13:33

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_03_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
Seamless. PL OK.

Barbara
by barbara2
May 31st, 2021, 8:23 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl
Replies: 64
Views: 1381

Re: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl

Hi Pam, Section 16 https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/letters_16_sevigne_128kb.mp3 M:S 17:57 Some puzzling references in this. Maybe you knew that Guidons are part of the military culture - to represent the commander’s presence or as a sight-point on the field. I'm not sure, but I think that Mme. ...
by barbara2
May 28th, 2021, 2:45 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

Hi Barbara, Section 3 is up: 13:31 https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_03_davis_128kb.mp3 My best, Pam Hi Pam, at 4:53 a phrase is missing - "which seen or heard of". The cat has just crashed the computer - some sizzling and a smell of burning cable. Just mentioning it in case I...
by barbara2
May 27th, 2021, 10:35 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
May 23rd, 2021, 6:40 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 2 is up:

19:57

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_02_davis_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
PL OK. I'm getting quite tense...

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
May 27th, 2021, 9:22 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: [Solo History] Political History of France, 1789-1910 by M. Davis - dc

pnagami wrote:
May 18th, 2021, 7:32 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 1 is up:

20:30

https://librivox.org/uploads/craigdav1/politicalhistory_01_davis_128kb.mp3

Thanks for taking this project on!

Pam
So lucid! PL OK.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
May 27th, 2021, 6:53 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl
Replies: 64
Views: 1381

Re: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl

Hi Pam,

Section 15:

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/letters_15_sevigne_128kb.mp3
M:S
22:08

At 11:35 I have read "cousin" where the text says "brother" (Mme de S had no siblings)

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
May 27th, 2021, 2:57 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl
Replies: 64
Views: 1381

Re: [Solo] The Letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal - dl

Some Persons Mentioned so Far: ADMHEMAR. Family name of many of the Grignans ANTIN Duc d’. Legitimate son of Mme de Montespan ARLES, Bishop of see Grignan's ARNAULD. Great Jansenist family Antoine Robert ‘notre cher solitaire’ Simon Arnauld d’Andilly, son of Robert, Marquis de POMPONNE BOILEAU Nicol...