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A Book of Old English Ballads

George Wharton Edwards

In this selection... the aim has been to bring within moderate compass a collection of these songs of the people which should fairly represent the range, the descriptive felicity, the dramatic power, and the genuine poetic feeling of a body of verse which is still, it is to be feared, unfamiliar to a large number of those to whom it would bring refreshment and delight. (Summary from introduction).

In this selection... the aim has been to bring within moderate compass a collection of these songs of the people which should fairly represent the range, the descriptive felicity, the dramatic power, and the genuine poetic feeling of a body of verse which is still, it is to be feared, unfamiliar to a large number of those to whom it would bring refreshment and delight. (Summary from introduction).
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In this selection... the aim has been to bring within moderate compass a collection of these songs of the people which should fairly represent the range, the descriptive felicity, the dramatic power, and the genuine poetic feeling of a body of verse which is still, it is to be feared, unfamiliar to a large number of those to whom it would bring refreshment and delight. (Summary from introduction).

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

2h 34m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:08


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:53


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:11


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:44


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:50


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:16


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:24


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:25


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:25


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:05


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:51


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:42