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Favourite Essays: An Anthology

Read by Neville Jason

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Contents: MP3320

Michel de Montaigne: Of Idleness

3:50
$1.05
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Michel de Montaigne: Of Slow Speech

6:35
$1.05
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Michel de Montaigne: That We Should Not Judge of Our Happiness until After Our Death

8:00
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Truth

6:26
$1.05
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Riches

8:37
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Wisdom

3:37
$1.05
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal

23:40
$6.30
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

A Modest Proposal

8:20
$2.10

– I have already computed the charge…

8:19
$2.10

– Many other advantages might be enumerated…

7:01
$2.10

Joseph Addison: The Tombs in Westminster Abbey

8:40
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Richard Steele: – It is an inexpressible pleasure…

13:08
$3.15
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

– It is an inexpressible pleasure…

7:35
$2.10

– The day of people of fashion…

5:33
$1.05

Samuel Johnson: Solitude not eligible

11:50
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Solitude not eligible

6:13
$1.05

– Others consider solitude as the parent of philosophy…

5:37
$1.05
Show 13 remaining works on this recording

Samuel Johnson: Good Humour

10:23
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Good Humour

6:02
$1.05

– There are many whose vanity…

4:21
$1.05

Oliver Goldsmith: On National Prejudices

8:53
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On National Prejudices

4:51
$1.05

– Among all the famous sayings…

4:02
$1.05

David Hume: Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature

15:09
$4.20
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature

7:24
$2.10

– It is also usual to compare one man with another…

7:45
$2.10

Charles Lamb: Dream Children – A Reverie

11:43
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Dream Children – A Reverie

6:22
$1.05

– Here John slyly deposited…

5:21
$1.05

Charles Lamb: Old China

15:36
$4.20
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Old China

8:04
$2.10

– You are too proud to see a play anywhere…

7:32
$2.10

William Hazlitt: On Going a Journey

29:06
$6.30
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Going a Journey

6:56
$1.05

– Now I never quarrel with myself…

7:57
$2.10

– One may take one's choice…

8:20
$2.10

– To return to the question I have quitted…

5:53
$1.05

Leigh Hunt: A 'Now'

12:22
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

A 'Now'

6:03
$1.05

– Now sounds in general are dull…

6:19
$1.05

Percy Bysshe Shelley: On Life

13:33
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Life

6:59
$1.05

– What follows from the admission?

6:34
$1.05

Thomas Carlyle: Midas

15:37
$3.15
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Midas

6:54
$1.05

Midas (cont.): Why dwell on this aspect of the matter?

8:43
$2.10

William Makepeace Thackeray: Ogres

22:07
$6.30
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Ogres

7:30
$2.10

– Yes; they were conquered in the end…

7:03
$2.10

– I say we all of us know ogres.

7:34
$2.10

Charles Dickens: The First of May

21:38
$5.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The First of May

7:45
$2.10

– The romance of spring…

6:46
$1.05

– Granted. We are ready to acknowledge…

7:07
$2.10

John Ruskin: The Extension of the Railways in the Lake District

14:53
$3.15
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The Extension of the Railways in the Lake District

6:09
$1.05

– The arguments in favour of the new railway…

8:44
$2.10

G.K. Chesterton: On Lying in Bed

9:33
$2.10
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Lying in Bed

4:49
$1.05

– The tone now commonly taken…

4:44
$1.05
Hide 13 works on this recording

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Michel de Montaigne: Of Idleness

3:50
$1.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Michel de Montaigne: Of Slow Speech

6:35
$1.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Michel de Montaigne: That We Should Not Judge of Our Happiness until After Our Death

8:00
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Truth

6:26
$1.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Riches

8:37
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Francis Bacon: Of Wisdom

3:37
$1.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal

23:40
$7.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

A Modest Proposal

8:20
$2.50

– I have already computed the charge…

8:19
$2.50

– Many other advantages might be enumerated…

7:01
$2.50

Joseph Addison: The Tombs in Westminster Abbey

8:40
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Richard Steele: – It is an inexpressible pleasure…

13:08
$3.75
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

– It is an inexpressible pleasure…

7:35
$2.50

– The day of people of fashion…

5:33
$1.25

Samuel Johnson: Solitude not eligible

11:50
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Solitude not eligible

6:13
$1.25

– Others consider solitude as the parent of philosophy…

5:37
$1.25
Show 13 remaining works on this recording

Samuel Johnson: Good Humour

10:23
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Good Humour

6:02
$1.25

– There are many whose vanity…

4:21
$1.25

Oliver Goldsmith: On National Prejudices

8:53
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On National Prejudices

4:51
$1.25

– Among all the famous sayings…

4:02
$1.25

David Hume: Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature

15:09
$5.00
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature

7:24
$2.50

– It is also usual to compare one man with another…

7:45
$2.50

Charles Lamb: Dream Children – A Reverie

11:43
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Dream Children – A Reverie

6:22
$1.25

– Here John slyly deposited…

5:21
$1.25

Charles Lamb: Old China

15:36
$5.00
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Old China

8:04
$2.50

– You are too proud to see a play anywhere…

7:32
$2.50

William Hazlitt: On Going a Journey

29:06
$7.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Going a Journey

6:56
$1.25

– Now I never quarrel with myself…

7:57
$2.50

– One may take one's choice…

8:20
$2.50

– To return to the question I have quitted…

5:53
$1.25

Leigh Hunt: A 'Now'

12:22
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

A 'Now'

6:03
$1.25

– Now sounds in general are dull…

6:19
$1.25

Percy Bysshe Shelley: On Life

13:33
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Life

6:59
$1.25

– What follows from the admission?

6:34
$1.25

Thomas Carlyle: Midas

15:37
$3.75
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Midas

6:54
$1.25

Midas (cont.): Why dwell on this aspect of the matter?

8:43
$2.50

William Makepeace Thackeray: Ogres

22:07
$7.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Ogres

7:30
$2.50

– Yes; they were conquered in the end…

7:03
$2.50

– I say we all of us know ogres.

7:34
$2.50

Charles Dickens: The First of May

21:38
$6.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The First of May

7:45
$2.50

– The romance of spring…

6:46
$1.25

– Granted. We are ready to acknowledge…

7:07
$2.50

John Ruskin: The Extension of the Railways in the Lake District

14:53
$3.75
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The Extension of the Railways in the Lake District

6:09
$1.25

– The arguments in favour of the new railway…

8:44
$2.50

G.K. Chesterton: On Lying in Bed

9:33
$2.50
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

On Lying in Bed

4:49
$1.25

– The tone now commonly taken…

4:44
$1.25
Hide 13 works on this recording