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by Sue Anderson
June 12th, 2020, 3:55 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

I presume philosophy is permitted in this collection? Here is a excerpt from Fredrich Nietzsche's (1844-1900) book Thus Spake Zarathustra : URL to text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1998/1998-h/1998-h.htm#link2H_4_0045 https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_poets_nietzsche_cjph_128...
by Sue Anderson
June 11th, 2020, 8:56 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: 'Thank You' messages for LibriVox readers - continued
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Re: 'Thank You' messages for LibriVox readers - continued

Praise received for Sue Anderson (Sue Anderson) from our 'Thank a reader' feature : I just wanted to send a thank you to Sue Anderson for her beautiful reading of Ray Stannard Baker’s “The Friendly Road” https://librivox.org/the-friendly-road-new-adventures-in-contentment-by-ray-stannard-baker/ I’d...
by Sue Anderson
June 4th, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

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Thanks for the PL, Craig! :) I wouldn't have cared to have been aboard the Wateree and seen that 45 ft. high tidal wave coming at me...
by Sue Anderson
June 3rd, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Hi, https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_peru_squire_sa_128kb.mp3 The Peruvian Earthquake of 1868 an excerpt from "The Great South American Earthquakes of 1868" an article in Harper's Monthly , April 1869 by Ephraim George Squier 41:18 https://books.google.com/books?id=m6L1O1hxqzkC&...
by Sue Anderson
June 2nd, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Thanks Sue, Corrected Do you think Mrs. C.D.'s was an example of an early hospice patient? https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_opium_young_cc_128kb.mp3 7:15 Craig PL OK! An early "hospice patient"... in some senses yes, but to me, what was more important was the fact that Mrs. C.D...
by Sue Anderson
June 2nd, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Of The Effects of Opium in Lowness of Spirits George Young 1692-1757 Craig Hi Craig, Thanks! :) The recounting of Mrs. C.D.'s case was of particular interest to me. You have only one small slip; at 6:24, you reversed the words "Had he taken the opium" and said "he had taken," which changes the mean...
by Sue Anderson
June 1st, 2020, 6:41 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Of The Effects of Opium in Lowness of Spirits George Young 1692-1757 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Young_(surgeon) https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924024015616&view=1up&seq=125 https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_opium_young_cc_128kb.mp3 7:15 Craig Hi Craig, Th...
by Sue Anderson
May 29th, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

soupy wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 6:15 am
Thank you ladies and gents for that ... vote of confidence (?) in my choices...
I like all your choices Availle :D

PLOK :thumbs:

Craig

You have my vote too, Availle! :clap:
by Sue Anderson
May 28th, 2020, 3:42 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Hello Sue, Thank you for the candid and super instructive response! After taking your advice and checking my words per minute, I found that I was reading about 190 WPM. Using 190 WPM as my baseline, I would not stand a chance of finishing Chapter LXI of Mrs. Beeton much sooner than you would. I wou...
by Sue Anderson
May 24th, 2020, 8:38 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Here's one: The Pleasures of Friendship by Samuel Johnson https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_pleasuresoffriendship_johnson_cm_128kb.mp3 05:40 Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/57837/57837-h/57837-h.htm Colleen Hi Colleen, Thanks for this (somewhat acerbic) look at friendship...
by Sue Anderson
May 24th, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

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I would like to read the entirety of chapter XLI which attempts to describe the various types of domestic servant and the services performed by the domestic in minute detail. This book was indispensable to the upper class of English society and especially indispensable to the matrons of wealthy hou...
by Sue Anderson
May 23rd, 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Hello Sue, Thank you so much for all of the great feedback! Your advice regarding the books title and better ways to introduce individual chapters was exactly the sort of valuable feedback I was hoping for. I would enjoy reading another chapter from the same book if you would allow it. Best Regards...
by Sue Anderson
May 23rd, 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

This is my first posting as a contributor. Title: The Subways and Tunnels Of New York: Methods and Costs Author: Gilbert H. Gilbert Uploader file link: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_subwaysofnewyork_gilbert_ces_128kb.mp3 Source: https://books.google.com/books?id=wlKuwOooY4YC...
by Sue Anderson
May 23rd, 2020, 5:05 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Here comes part 2 of the Europe in the middle of the seventeenth century: *thud* <wipes sweat off the forehead> https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf075_seventheenthcentury2_philippson_pn81_128kb.mp3 duration: 1:10:32 As for some of the works mentioned in the text: We have the English ...
by Sue Anderson
May 23rd, 2020, 4:49 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo
Replies: 133
Views: 2786

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075 - jo

Prohibition uploaded with corrected file name and first 2 PL Notes corrected. Third item is, I believe, correct as I have it. Two questions were asked, both intended to begin in the same format, Is it possible? Is it possible?: It makes no sense otherwise. Is it possible that human nature stands on...