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Post by alg1001 » March 2nd, 2019, 3:52 pm

Dedications by Mary Elizabeth Brown (1842 - 1918).

Dedications is an anthology of the forms used from the earliest days of book-making to the present time. My purpose in the following anthology of dedications has been to make a representative, rather than an exhaustive collection. My first idea was to take only beautiful dedications, and above all those which showed thought and originality. I next sought those which were quaint and curious, grave and gay, and then wandering through the wide field of English literature, tried to have each section of it represented. Dedications which brought one in touch with the world of religion, philanthropy, the fine arts, science, nature and travel have also claimed my attention. Then, narrowing my interest, I searched for those to celebrated people, or by celebrated people, even though the dedications were not particularly desirable in themselves. I was anxious to include great heroes, as David Living- stone, and when unable to obtain dedications to them I substituted books by them or about them. The same was true in regard to certain industrial subjects, as needlework, cooking, etc. Last but not least, I tried to include dedications which were valuable because of their human interest. ( Mary Elizabeth Brown)
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Post by silverquill » March 2nd, 2019, 6:35 pm

May I read 0,1,2?

What a wonderful and fascination find!
~ Larry

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Post by alg1001 » March 2nd, 2019, 7:48 pm

They are yours, Larry. I am glad you like it! It is a really interesting idea.
Amy :)

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Post by lethargilistic » March 31st, 2019, 12:28 pm

I recorded Section 13, Armies and Navies. I love this idea to pieces.

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/dedications_13_brown_128kb.mp3 (7:03)
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Post by alg1001 » March 31st, 2019, 1:20 pm

I think so, too! Thank you for section 13. It is best to claim first so you another person doesn't claim one that you are working on.
Thanks!
-Amy

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Post by lubee930 » March 31st, 2019, 2:55 pm

Hi Amy--

Yes, so interesting! I have been trying to decide where to land on this one. May I please Claim Section 9 - To Dignitaries of Church and State. Part One--? Thank you!
Kind regards,
Lucretia

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Post by alg1001 » March 31st, 2019, 7:00 pm

Hi Lucretia,
Section 9 is yours.
Thank you!
Amy

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Post by silverquill » April 5th, 2019, 6:42 pm

Well, thought I might as well get the preface in since it's so short.

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/dedications_00_brown_128kb.mp3 2:41

Debating here, because I do have quite a few DPL projects on my table, but this will probably be a slower moving project, so I think I could also ride along as DPL if you don't mind doing my sections. (Or maybe someone would volunteer). Just let me know
~ Larry

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Post by alg1001 » April 6th, 2019, 10:56 am

Hi Larry,
It would be great if you would be the DPL. I will PL yours sections and if there is an unexpected flood of sections in, I will help out.
Thank you for the forward! It is PL OK. :thumbs: Very nicely done!
Amy

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Post by lubee930 » April 11th, 2019, 7:45 pm

Good evening, all--

Here is my Section 09 - To Dignitaries of Church and State. Part One:

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/dedications_09_brown_128kb.mp3
37:06
Kind regards,
Lucretia

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Post by alg1001 » April 12th, 2019, 5:53 am

Thank you, Lucretia! :)

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Post by elsieselwyn » April 15th, 2019, 1:06 pm

Can I have section 26?

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Post by alg1001 » April 15th, 2019, 5:44 pm

It is all yours. Thank you, Elsie!
-Amy :)

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Post by silverquill » May 23rd, 2019, 10:22 pm

Oh, my! I totally did not get this on my DPL list, and it slipped right by me. :oops:
I'll get the two sections waiting done as soon as I can.

In the meantime, here is the rather lengthy introduction:

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/dedications_01_brown_128kb.mp3 17:47
~ Larry

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Post by alg1001 » May 24th, 2019, 10:50 am

Thanks, Larry! I give yours a PL it soon.
-Amy :D

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