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This year is the 16th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox community. The readings are held together by their connection to the number "16." The collection is multilingual. Readings can be in any language. The selections, which are chosen by the readers, include fiction, nonfiction, poems, short stories, and articles. (KevinS)LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..."
Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005
In celebration of LibriVox's sixteenth anniversay, here is collection of short works of various kinds and from varied authors which include in their title the words 'sixteen' or 'sixteenth' or the number '16.' Each piece is selected and read by a Librivox volunteer.
Source text Select a short work---fiction, non-fiction, or poetry---which includes in its title the words 'sixteen' or 'sixteenth' or the number '16.'
Deadline: LibriVox 16th Anniversary Collection deadline for submissions is August 5, 2021 at midnight your time! If you have submitted a recording which needs correction and is not completed by the deadline, it sadly will be deleted.
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Done"Sixteen weeks of fighting" from Soldiers' Stories of the War https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/52201 (3350 words)
DONE "Sixteen don'ts for poets" from Literature in the Making, by Some of Its Makers https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34313 (2000 words)
DONE "Sixteen months" by Carl Sandburg https://www.theotherpages.org/poems/sandb03.html#8
"Sixteen Dead Men" by William Butler Yeats https://www.theotherpages.org/poems/yeats02.html#sixteen
"Sixteen Dead Men" by Dora Sigerson Shorter https://www.bartleby.com/291/158.html
"Sixteen" by Edward Pickerill https://www.bartleby.com/300/2773.html
Why Bandsaws Break: Sixteen Reasons and How to Avoid Them
North Star Stories: Sixteen Stories from the Norwegian, Swedish Danish and Old Norse
Bread and Salt from the Word of God in Sixteen Sermons
Juvenilia : or, A collection of poems; written between the ages of twelve and sixteen / by J. H. L. Hunt
Missionary travels and researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa ...
Among the wild tribes of the Afghan frontier; a record of sixteen years' close intercourse with natives of the Indian marches, by T. L. Pennell
Narrative of the suffering & defeat of the north-western army, under General Winchester: massacre of the prisoners, sixteen months imprisonment of the writer and others with the Indians and British
A practical treatise on midwifery, containing the result of sixteen thousand six hundred and fifty-four births, occurring in the Dublin lying-in hospital during a period of Seven Years…
My fishing days and fishing ways : being a record of experiences gathered during forty-six years of an angler's life while fishing for so-called coarse fishes in the waters and streams of sixteen counties and twenty-five rivers / by J. W. Martin ("The Trent Otter")
Indian Creek massacre and captivity of Hall girls; complete history of the massacre of sixteen whites on Indian Creek, near Ottawa, Ill., and Sylvia Hall and Rachel Hall as captives in Illinois and Wisconsin during the Black Hawk War, 1832, by Charles M. Scanlan.
How I know: or Sixteen years' eventful experience. An authentic narrative, embracing a brief record of serious and severe service on the battle-fields of the South; a detailed account of hazardous enterprises ... on the western frontier ... ,By James Swisher.
Life on the road or, Claude, Turpin, and Jack, being a complete account of the most daring adventures of the notorious highwaymen, Claude Duval, Dick Turpin, and Sixteen-string Jack ...
A treatise on the age of the horse ... instructions how to tell his age, from a foal to the period of sixteen years ... also, an essay, on founder, contraction and running thrush ... the causes, best mode of treatment, and cure by the use of the hot and cold bath ...By James Carver ...
St. Leon: a tale of the sixteenth century. By William Godwin
English seamen in the sixteenth century. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter terms, 1893-4, by James Anthony Froude.
Broadside black-letter ballads, printed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; chiefly in the possession of J. Payne Collier. Illustrated by original wood cuts.
DONEWhen she was about sixteen (long poem) https://archive.org/details/whenshewasabouts00rile/page/n9/mode/2up
Sixteen Origins of the Mind (psychology paper) https://archive.org/details/jstor-1413970/page/n1/mode/2up
Sixteen new birds from Brazil and Guiana (ornithology) https://archive.org/details/biostor-83527/mode/2up
Sixteen Logical Aphorisms (philosophy) https://archive.org/details/jstor-2940708/page/n1/mode/2up
The Eight Hour Day for Children Under Sixteen (child labor law) https://archive.org/details/eighthourdayforc1913guil/page/n1/mode/2up
The Magic Square of Sixteen Cells (mathematics) https://archive.org/details/paper-doi-10_1038_083368a0/mode/2up
Ripley's sweet sixteen (short recipe book) https://archive.org/details/ripleyssweetsixt00owen/page/n13/mode/2up
When you were sweet sixteen (song) https://archive.org/details/b10336692/mode/2up
I'm Only Sixteen (song) https://archive.org/details/sm_imonlysixteen/page/n3/mode/2up
Paralysis Agitans in a girl sixteen years old (short medical article) https://archive.org/details/paper-doi-10_1097_00005053-189211000-00023/mode/2up
Neuralgia of the right cranial nerve of sixteen years' duration https://archive.org/details/paper-doi-10_1097_00000441-189403000-00007/mode/2up
Report of sixteen cases of laparotomy https://archive.org/details/paper-doi-10_1097_00000658-188901000-00025/mode/2up
Sixteen years in general practice https://archive.org/details/b22443101/page/n3/mode/2up
Sixteen years of the Metropolitan Hospital Sunday Fund https://archive.org/details/b22302785
The Washingtonian Home and its sixteen years' work https://archive.org/details/101626880.nlm.nih.gov/page/n7/mode/2up
Which are Hamlet's ʻdozen Or Sixteen Lines'? https://archive.org/details/whicharehamlets00mallgoog/page/n8/mode/2up
Observations upon sixteen ancient skulls https://archive.org/details/b22440082/mode/2up
I believe that MaryInArkansas has volunteered to serve as DPL.