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Delmar H Dolbier
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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » January 23rd, 2019, 8:49 pm

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN by CHARLES FARRAR BROWNE aka Artemus Ward(1834 - 1867).


Charles Farrar Browne, a native of Maine, became famous as a writer and lecturer under the name of Artemus Ward. Like his friend Mark Twain, Browne worked as a type-setter in his youth and in 1858, began publishing a series of letters, essays, and stories told in the first person by a droll, illiterate rube with a good meas-ure of subtle common sense who commented on the events and fads of the day. Taking his character to the stage as a lecturer, Browne became an early-day prototype of what we now name a stand-up comedian. Artemus Ward was such a favorite of President Abraham Lincoln that the chief executive read one of the Ward stories to his assembled cabinet officers before getting down to the business of discussing the proposed Emancipation Proclamation. Browne’s writings became popular in England as well as in Amer-ica, and he travelled to Britain to perform his Artemus Ward lec-tures and contribute to the comic magazine Punch. Browne con-tracted tuberculosis and died at the age of thirty-two in Southamp-ton. (There was a real Artemus Ward, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.) ( Delmar H. Dolbier)

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-complete-works-of-artemus-ward-part-4-to-california-and-return-by-artemus-ward/


  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3274
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    Genres for the project: Travel Fiction; Historical Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: 19th Century American humor

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN by Artemus Ward. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
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      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"
    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
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    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. "

    There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.
  • Example filename artemusward4_##_browne_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. artemusward4_01_browne_128kb.mp3)

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Last edited by Delmar H Dolbier on January 29th, 2019, 10:23 am, edited 1 time in total.

alg1001
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Post by alg1001 » January 25th, 2019, 6:30 am

Hi Delmar,
I'll MC his for you. DO you have a proof listener?
Cheers,
Amy

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Post by TriciaG » January 26th, 2019, 7:53 am

I'm working on the author database and found this author added as a new entry. All other works by Artemus Ward (penname) were credited to Artemus Ward. It's like Mark Twain; the intros/outros don't say "Tom Sawyer by Samuel Clemens." :)

Just an FYI, and a suggestion that you use Artemus Ward in the intros/outros and file name.
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Post by alg1001 » January 26th, 2019, 1:51 pm

Thanks, Tricia. I'll update the script for Delmar.

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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » January 29th, 2019, 10:25 am

No PL. I just added the tilde, guess I should have done that in the first place.l

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Post by lymiewithpurpose » January 29th, 2019, 6:04 pm

Hi! I'd be happy to DPL if you're still looking for one!
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Post by alg1001 » January 29th, 2019, 6:12 pm

I will add you as DPL pending Delmar's okay, and move this over to Going Solo. :)

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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » January 29th, 2019, 7:49 pm

Sounds good to me! :clap:

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Post by alg1001 » January 30th, 2019, 5:59 am

Great! Everything is all set now.

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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » January 30th, 2019, 6:46 pm

Here are Chapter Four and Chapter Five:

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/artemusward4_04_browne_128kb.mp3 [26:06]
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/artemusward4_05_browne_128kb.mp3 [30:38]
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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » January 30th, 2019, 8:11 pm

First section:

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/artemusward4_01_browne_128kb.mp3 [25:40]
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Post by lymiewithpurpose » January 30th, 2019, 8:18 pm

Wow! Looks like you got a lot done! Got to head to bed soon - most likely won't get anything done tonight - should get to it tomorrow!
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Post by lymiewithpurpose » January 31st, 2019, 10:23 am

I PLd Chapter 1! Just a few notes:

You're missing a few lines in the disclaimer at the beginning, I will paste the whole thing, the ones that are missing are underlined
o "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o Say:
"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. [Chapter]"

9:32 - “at last…” repeat and pause, on second one should be “Americanos” not “americans”

I hope to get to the rest later today!
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Post by lymiewithpurpose » January 31st, 2019, 12:42 pm

Got through section 4! A few notes here, too:

I don't know whether you were reading the long intro or the abbreviated one, but you're missing some words either way. I'll paste them both and will underline which parts in each would be missing:
o "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN by Artemus Ward. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o Only if applicable, say:
"[Chapter title]"

or

o "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o Say:
"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. [Chapter]"

5:19 - stumble (he heh)

5:54 – heard 'Theres folly's harvest in a reaping' – text says 'There folly's harvest is a reaping' (just for your information, as it is Standard PL, I don't comment on most added/ommited/changed words, except if it changes the meaning. Let me know if you want me to do it differenty)

11:20 – missing word ‘line’ in 'Overland line'

20:17 – heard ‘core’, text says ‘corps’

Love your energy! Can't wait to listen to more! Be back later to do more!
Campbell
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Post by lymiewithpurpose » January 31st, 2019, 2:03 pm

Finished section 5! Unfortunately this one was a bit rougher than the others, but not too bad. Here are the notes:

Again,I don't know whether you were reading the long intro or the abbreviated one, but you're missing some words either way. I'll paste them both and will underline which parts in each would be missing:
o "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN by Artemus Ward. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o Only if applicable, say:
"[Chapter title]"

or

o "Chapter [number] of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o Say:
"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. [Chapter]"

0:23 - missing 'city' in 'Great Salt Lake City'

0:30 - I think I heard a repeat of 'all', not too sure, but you may want to take a listen

5:01 - repeat of 'I'

6:06 - missing text - 'The Revelation of Joseph Smith'

14:03 - missing text - 'and they shall pass by the angels and the gods, which are set there'

Lastly, missing a few things from the outro. I'll underline what you missed.
o At the end of the section, say:
"End of [Chapter]"
o If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
o At the end of the book, say (in addition):
"End of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD PART 4, TO CALIFORNIA AND RETURN, by Artemus Ward. "

Looking forward to the last two chapters!
Campbell
Constructive criticism always welcome

Readers wanted: The Cliff-Dwellers

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