[HISTORY] The Idea of Progress by J. B. Bury -jo

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Post by BarryGanong » September 12th, 2020, 5:39 pm

Glad it was good and we're all okay. Here is section 6 (20:26):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_06_bury_128kb.mp3
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Post by BarryGanong » September 18th, 2020, 8:10 am

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Post by silverquill » September 18th, 2020, 11:40 am

BarryGanong wrote:
September 12th, 2020, 5:39 pm
Glad it was good and we're all okay. Here is section 6 (20:26):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_06_bury_128kb.mp3
PL OK
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » September 21st, 2020, 11:27 am

It's looking obvious why Bury felt the need to apologize for the attention he's giving to the French...

Here's section 8 (21:14):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_08_bury_128kb.mp3
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Post by silverquill » September 23rd, 2020, 10:20 am

BarryGanong wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 11:27 am
It's looking obvious why Bury felt the need to apologize for the attention he's giving to the French...

Here's section 8 (21:14):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_08_bury_128kb.mp3
7 and 8 are both PL OK.
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » September 29th, 2020, 9:04 am

Section 9 finishes chapter 5 (22:45):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_09_bury_128kb.mp3

(Have you read "The Battle of the Books"? Swift can be so vehement.)
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Post by silverquill » September 29th, 2020, 10:54 am

BarryGanong wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 9:04 am
Section 9 finishes chapter 5 (22:45):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_09_bury_128kb.mp3

(Have you read "The Battle of the Books"? Swift can be so vehement.)
I haven't, so maybe I'll put this on my list.

This section is PL OK.
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » October 5th, 2020, 1:02 pm

Section 10 is ready (25:27):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_10_bury_128kb.mp3

(He's still picking on old folks, "enfeebled" and all...)
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Post by silverquill » October 8th, 2020, 9:04 am

BarryGanong wrote:
October 5th, 2020, 1:02 pm
Section 10 is ready (25:27):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_10_bury_128kb.mp3

(He's still picking on old folks, "enfeebled" and all...)
Ah, well.
PL OK
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » October 8th, 2020, 5:42 pm

Section 11 brings us through Montesquieu and Voltaire (22:55):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_11_bury_128kb.mp3

Happy listening!
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Post by silverquill » October 15th, 2020, 10:12 pm

BarryGanong wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Section 11 brings us through Montesquieu and Voltaire (22:55):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_11_bury_128kb.mp3

Happy listening!
And, another PL OK!
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » October 17th, 2020, 1:13 pm

Thank you! Section 12 puts us halfway through (27:39):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_12_bury_128kb.mp3
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Post by silverquill » October 17th, 2020, 10:53 pm

BarryGanong wrote:
October 17th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Thank you! Section 12 puts us halfway through (27:39):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_12_bury_128kb.mp3
:clap:
PL OK
~ Larry

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Post by BarryGanong » October 19th, 2020, 12:53 pm

And here's section 13 (23:07):

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/ideaofprogress_13_bury_128kb.mp3

I'm trying to be consistent in pronouncing (most) French names ("Chastellux" = "shat-LOO" – French is weird...).
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