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The Hind and the Panther, Part 3

The Hind and the Panther, Part Three by John Dryden “The Hind and the Panther” by John Dryden was published in 1687. It is an allegory told in heroic couplets, and it has also been described as a beast fable. Here, the animals … Continue reading

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The Hind and the Panther, Part 2

The Hind and the Panther, Part Two by John Dryden “The Hind and the Panther” by John Dryden was published in 1687. It is an allegory told in heroic couplets, and it has also been described as a beast fable. Here, the animals … Continue reading

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The Hind and the Panther by John Dryden

The Hind and the Panther, Part 1 by John Dryden “The Hind and the Panther” by John Dryden was published in 1687. It is an allegory told in heroic couplets, and it has also been described as a beast fable. Here, the animals … Continue reading

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P. G. Wodehouse Biography

P. G. Wodehouse Biography  Sir Pelham Grenville (P. G.) Wodehouse (1881 – 1975) was a British humorist whose life spanned nearly a century. Best known for his novels featuring Bertie and Jeeves, Wodehouse (pronounced Woodhouse) also wrote short stories, plays, poems, and articles. His writings … Continue reading

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On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell composed this poem in honor of John Milton’s Paradise Lost, and it became a poetic preface to the 1674 edition. On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell When I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold, In slender … Continue reading

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A Short History of England by G.K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton’s A Short History of England is an inviting introduction to British history through the end of the nineteenth century. You may listen to it in the audio player below, or read it in any one of several formats. … Continue reading

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Great Expectations 1946 Film

The 1946 British film version of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations has been ranked among the top 100 British films, and has been considered one of the finest adaptations of Dickens’ work. Watch it and notice what’s different from the novel. Continue reading

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