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    • The Big Book of Bedtime Stories

    • Tales and Rhymes for Young and Old
    • By: Edward Lear, Guy Wetmore Carryl, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An enchanting collection of classic stories and rhymes for younger listeners. Warning - you may be tempted to stay up all night listening!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Collection

    • By Ariellah on 02-08-13

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Favorite Children's Poems

    • By: Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, and others
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is a collection of 41 favorite classic children's poems by some of our best loved writers, including Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, and others.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Ring and the Book

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, Bob Neufeld, Sara Morsey, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Ring and the Book is a verse novel of sex, lies, and murder, authored by Robert Browning, and it is widely considered to be one of the greatest literary works of the 19th century. It’s a “true crime” story based on the proceedings of a Roman murder trial held in 1698. Each of the 12 books consists of a dramatic monologue in the voice of a different character involved in the tale.

    Regular price: $35.70

    • Robert Browning: Selected Poems

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Selected Poems by Robert Browning (1812-1889) is read by Greg Wagland for Magpie Audio. The selection is as follows: "The Bishop Orders his Tomb at St Praxed’s Church", "The Lost Leader", "Pictor Ignotus", "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister", "Love Among the Ruins", "Up at a Villa, Down in the City", "A Woman’s Last Word", "A Toccata of Galuppi’s", "Love in a Life", "Life in a Love", "Women and Roses", "Two in the Campagna", and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Burying the Bishop, Disinterring the Shorter Poems

    • By Joseph M. on 10-02-12

    Regular price: $8.17

    • Classic Poems for Boys

    • By: G.K. Chesterton, Edward Lear, William Blake, and others
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge, Jasper Britton, Roy McMillan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of over 20 poems for 5- to 10-year olds. From rousing favorites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans’ "Casabianca" and John Keats’ "A Song About Myself", to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Rudyard Kipling, this is a collection to be treasured.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Play this to your children at night to they sleep

    • By James Robb on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Browning (1812-1889), playwright and poet, is known and admired for his dramatic monologues in blank verse, of which he is a recognized master. He also wrote many lighter poems with a humorous touch. Here is one of his best known, The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

    Regular price: $1.40

    • The Very Best of Robert Browning

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: James Mason
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Abridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Includes 'Fra Lippo Lippi', 'The Barretts of Wimpole Street' - The Three Love Scenes, 'Andrea del Sarto', 'My Last Duchess', 'The Pied Piper', 'Love Letter from Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett', and more.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Great Nature Poems

    • By: Robert Browning, William Shakespeare, Gerald Manley Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Anthony Howell, Claire Rushbrook, David Schofield, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    An anthology of over 40 classic nature poems, read by some of our finest actors. The majesty of nature has always inspired poets, and this collection contains a selection of the very best verses praising the natural world.

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Robert Browning

    • Selected Poems
    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Browning's intensely romantic love affair with Elizabeth Barrett inspired some of literature's most celebrated verse. His view that love is the key to the meaning of life and life's animating force is evident in these collected poems.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Lazy, Graceless Flop of a Performance

    • By Alec on 12-01-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Favourite Classic Poems

    • By: Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    collection of favorite classic poems by some of our best loved poets, including Robert Browning, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, John Keats, William Butler Yeats, Thomas Love Peacock, Alfred Lord Tennyson, William Shakespeare, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and others.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • The Poetry of Browning

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: James Mason
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Robert Browning was perhaps the most prolific and versatile English poet of the 19th century, and this recording offers a generous selection from Browning’s work, ranging in style form the shorter lyrical poems to the vivid characteristics and perceptive insights of the dramatic monologues, three of which are included here in their entirety. Available for the first time as a digital download.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By W. Flesch on 04-24-16

    Regular price: $6.19

    • History Speaks, Volume 1

    • By: Robert Browning, Kenneth Landfrey, Florence Nightingale, and others
    • Narrated by: Robert Browning, Kenneth Landfrey, Florence Nightingale, and others
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 11
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    Along with historical narrative, hear rare recordings of some of the most iconic people in history, including Robert Browning, Kenneth Landfrey, Florence Nightingale, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, PT Barnum, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Edwin Booth, General Nelson Miles, William Jennings Bryan and Garret A. Hobart. Recording obtained and published by Rick Sheridan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must have for history buffs I would recommend this book to anyone

    • By Russell on 12-13-16

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Great Poets: Robert Browning

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: David Timson, Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    Robert Browning’s popular poems "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and "How They Brought the Good News" are often anthologised, but it is in his dramatic lyrics such as "My Last Duchess" and the chilling "Porphyria’s Lover" that his poetic genius shines. Browning, with his unusual use of language, can be a challenging poet, but one who is always rewarding. This selection shows the many imaginative facets of this often neglected Victorian poet.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bright Light

    • By Traci on 03-28-17

    Regular price: $7.00

    • A Literary Love Affair

    • By: William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Natalie Thomas, Benjamin O’Mahony
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This anthology looks back over some of the great love affairs of literary history. It includes readings of poetry, letters and scenes from fiction written by British poets and authors from Shakespearian times to the twentieth century. Here are real-life romantic couples, such as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats and Fanny Brawne, Lord Byron and Lady Caroline Lamb, Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Amazing!

    • By Ijeoma U on 01-23-17

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Classic Continental Traveler's Companion (Unabridged Selections)

    • By: Charles Dickens, Washington Irving, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir, Don Schlossman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Even if the act of travel has been transformed beyond recognition in a mere decade or two, how much has actually changed in our favorite destinations in the past two hundred years? Listeners are invited to compare their impressions with those of veteran travelers and literary legends: Charles Dickens on Rome; Mark Twain on Paris and Versailles; and Washington Irving on Stratford On Avon. Added to this mix is elegiac verse by Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti.

    Regular price: $8.40

    • The Poetry of September

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: Robert Browning, William Butler Yeats, William Wordsworth
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    September - the ninth month of the year in our Gregorian calendar and with it arrives the autumn equinox and the first glimpses of the new season. there is much for our poets, including Browning, Kingsley, Yeats, Lanier, and Lindsay, to say and write about.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • Narrative Verse, Volume 4

    • By: John Keats, Walter Scott, Michael Brayton, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, David Shaw-Parker
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poetry can capture the imagination in a few short lines but narrative verse or poetry takes the form of telling a story, whether it be simple or complex in a longer form. Among the most ancient forms of poetry, it has widespread roots through almost every culture. In Volume 4 we bring you the classics 'The Eve of St Agnes' by John Keats; 'Flodden' by Sir Walter Scott; 'The Ballad of Agincourt' by Michael Drayton; 'Tam O'Shanter' by Robert Burns; and 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by Robert Browning.

    Regular price: $5.45

    • The World's Favourite Poetry

    • By: Rudyard Kipling, John Keats, Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: Helen Hayes, Raymond Massey, Thomas Mitchell
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Abridged
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    Helen Hayes, Raymond Massey and Thomas Mitchell read a selection of the world's finest poetry from the greats including Keats, Browning, Kipling and Gray.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Il Pifferaio di Hamelin [The Pied Piper of Hamelin]

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: Valentina Malerba
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Milioni di topi hanno invaso la tranquilla cittadina di Hamelin. Un terribile incubo da cui solo uno stravagante pifferaio può salvarla, suonando una musica trascinante e irresistibile. Ma che cosa accadrà se il misterioso incantatore non riceverà il compenso pattuito? Per la tranquilla cittadina di Hamelin sarà l'inizio di un incubo anche peggiore... Una delle fiabe più celebri nella versione classica di Robert Browning, con una nuova traduzione in rima di Galilea Maioli.

    Regular price: $1.33

    • Favourite Poems for Children

    • By: Guy Wetmore Carryl, Robert Browning, Lawrence Alma Tadema, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    A delightful collection of classic poems that will delight young and old alike, including: "How Beauty Contrived to Get Square with the Beast" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Little Red Riding Hood Contrived to Be Eaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Rudeness and Kindness Were Justly Rewarded" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "If No One Ever Marries Me" by Lawrence Alma TademaI’m, "Nobody, Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson, "Lochinvar" by Sir Walter Scott, "The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear, and more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok poems all in rhyme, all for children

    • By zenabuff on 01-18-17

    Regular price: $6.53

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