[COMPLETE] Dred, A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, by H. B. Stowe - tg

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Post by KevinS » July 29th, 2019, 4:00 pm

msfry wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 1:49 pm
PL Notes Dred 48 Lynch Law

6:39 which stood deep in the shadow of the woods. shadow(s) of the woods is missing.
6:46 it had echoed prayers and praises, I hear it had echo prayers (sounds like a kind of prayer "echo prayer")
9:29 repeat, and as to God we
14:49 cabin in the woods, you say cabins.
17:16 repeat, gentlemen
17:49-18:00 sounds like an airplane flying overhead, pretty loud
18:05 of of course
I'll get right on it. Hopefully tonight yet!
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by PeteM » July 29th, 2019, 10:30 pm

I would like to read some of the unclaimed chapters. May I have sections 55, 56 and 57?

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Post by msfry » July 30th, 2019, 6:15 am

PeteM wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 10:30 pm
I would like to read some of the unclaimed chapters. May I have sections 55, 56 and 57?
Great! Glad to have you aboard. I'll go put your claims in the MW right now. :D
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Post by PeteM » July 30th, 2019, 9:59 pm

Thank you! Very happy to have a chance to read a story set in my old neighborhood. I used to live on the northern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp, have hiked through it to Lake Drummond and driven my boat down the canal. The canal and many of the logging ditches were laid out by one of its original owners, a young surveyor named George Washington.

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Post by msfry » July 31st, 2019, 6:50 am

PeteM wrote:
July 30th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Thank you! Very happy to have a chance to read a story set in my old neighborhood. I used to live on the northern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp, have hiked through it to Lake Drummond and driven my boat down the canal. The canal and many of the logging ditches were laid out by one of its original owners, a young surveyor named George Washington.
I know him! Even been to his house. But until this book I had never heard of the Great Dismal Swamp, and until your email didn't realize it is so huge. I read up on it on Wikipedia. Fascinating! The pictures of it look just like our Atchafalaya River swamps, but so far I haven't run across any mention in the book of our favorite food from there -- crawfish!
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Post by msfry » August 1st, 2019, 10:23 am

Section 31, Chapter 30, Tiff's Garden, is uploaded.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_31_hbstowe_128kb.mp3 21:02

Bill, are you good to PL this one?
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Post by williamjones » August 1st, 2019, 10:58 am

msfry wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 10:23 am
Section 31, Chapter 30, Tiff's Garden, is uploaded.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_31_hbstowe_128kb.mp3 21:02

Bill, are you good to PL this one?
Yep. Will do. This afternoon.
Bill says:
“You can lead a horse to water
but you can't make him drink;
You can stuff a fool with knowledge
but you can't make him think.

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Post by williamjones » August 2nd, 2019, 9:41 am

msfry wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 10:23 am
Section 31, Chapter 30, Tiff's Garden, is uploaded.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_31_hbstowe_128kb.mp3 21:02

Bill, are you good to PL this one?
Chapter 30 PL NOTES

What a pleasant scene HBS paints for us!!

There are a couple of places which deserve your attention.

8:00 heard "insignia OF circumstances of position"
should be "insignia AND circumstances of position"

Duplication:
"After all, Tiff's method of education..."
First appears at [8:04] and again at [8:22]

13:01 "still 'bout it! Laws, Miss Nina dese yer
tings makes Tiff laugh"
"Laws, Miss Nina" missing in the recording.
Bill says:
“You can lead a horse to water
but you can't make him drink;
You can stuff a fool with knowledge
but you can't make him think.

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Post by msfry » August 2nd, 2019, 10:22 am

Chapter 30 edits made. Thanks. I can't believe I missed one of Tiff's "Laws, Miss Nina's!", I love saying that, and was happy I could add in the laugh. :D

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_31_hbstowe_128kb.mp3 20:46
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Post by williamjones » August 2nd, 2019, 10:32 am

Chapter 30 is now PL OK(lahoma!)
Bill says:
“You can lead a horse to water
but you can't make him drink;
You can stuff a fool with knowledge
but you can't make him think.

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Post by silverquill » August 2nd, 2019, 11:42 am

msfry wrote:
July 26th, 2019, 2:19 pm
PL Notes Section 19

Aha! Finally Dred's back story! And Stowe weaves Dred's father, a real character of historical significance, into her fictional character's family history, so skillfully that I believed every word of it. So many good lines, too, and soulfully read. Thank you!!!!! Just a few things I noticed:

22:07 giving a Hebraistic coloring, you say Hebraic. Not sure it matters.
23:22 slight stumble in "and strange hieroglyphics would be written upon the leaves". Wouldn't mention if it were the only item.
23:27 he would pursue, you say peruse . . . . game.
Corrections made:

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_19_hbstowe_128kb.mp3

Hebraistic is a strange concoction, and Hebraic is the adjectival form I've always heard, and I didn't really notice the stumble mentioned, but all are recorded and in their proper place. Now to puruse and pursue my next section. :wink:
~Larry

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Post by msfry » August 2nd, 2019, 1:19 pm

19 is PL OK. Thank you.
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Post by KevinS » August 2nd, 2019, 7:04 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 4:00 pm
msfry wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 1:49 pm
PL Notes Dred 48 Lynch Law

6:39 which stood deep in the shadow of the woods. shadow(s) of the woods is missing.
6:46 it had echoed prayers and praises, I hear it had echo prayers (sounds like a kind of prayer "echo prayer")
9:29 repeat, and as to God we
14:49 cabin in the woods, you say cabins.
17:16 repeat, gentlemen
17:49-18:00 sounds like an airplane flying overhead, pretty loud
18:05 of of course
I'll get right on it. Hopefully tonight yet!
I apologize that I've taken so long to get to this. (Oh, but I have trouble with editing!) I will be happy to re-do longer segments that include the edits if you think that will help.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_49_hbstowe_128kb.mp3

29:32
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by msfry » August 2nd, 2019, 8:34 pm

Does not appear you had any trouble whatever editing 49. Deletions are easy, and your few re-records were flawless. Thanks for the effort to make your recording perfect! PL OK. :thumbs:
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Post by williamjones » August 3rd, 2019, 5:55 pm

Uploaded Section 46, Chapter 45

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/dred_46_hbstowe_128kb.mp3 30:41

Overdubbed all of Dred's speech.
Bill says:
“You can lead a horse to water
but you can't make him drink;
You can stuff a fool with knowledge
but you can't make him think.

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