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Robert Tressell: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (unabridged)

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Robert Tressell: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Unabridged)

23:28:38
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  • David Timson (reader)

Chapter 1

4:24
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Bert White…

5:10
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Owen saw that in the world…

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'Funny name to call a house…'

5:09
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'Yes, it's quite true…'

5:04
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Crass was by this time very angry…

4:46
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'The greatest cause of poverty is…'

5:11
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Joe Philpot…

4:32
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'What do you mean by poverty then?…'

4:31
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Chapter 2

5:29
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Hunter realised now…

4:30
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'Good afternoon, sir…'

4:18
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When he arrived within about three yards…

5:20
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Owen was working by himself…

3:36
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Linden was still working at the vestibule doors…

5:29
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Just as Misery was about to commence…

5:33
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Owen worked on in a disheartened, sullen way…

6:15
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Chapter 3

5:38
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The windows were draped…

5:44
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'Well let's have some tea…'

5:43
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She took three letters from the pocket of her dress…

5:31
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'I'm sorry I spoke to you like that…'

5:31
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Easton added it all up…

5:49
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They had to go up two flights of stairs…

5:31
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Chapter 4

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As Owen strode rapidly along…

4:59
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Chapter 5

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As she looked at him…

3:59
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'Do you like cats?' he asked…

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Chapter 6

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The indignation of the neighbours was increased…

4:24
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Nearly everyone who works…

4:56
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'Well, the vicar goes about…'

4:43
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'I should think the workers will be jolly glad…'

5:44
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After tea, as he watched his wife…

5:21
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Under the present system it was impossible…

4:44
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Then he remembered that he had read somewhere…

6:07
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Chapter 7

5:42
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Bert was a lean, undersized boy…

5:09
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It was very cold and damp and miserable…

6:03
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Although he had for the moment forgotten…

4:58
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'If there wasn't something wrong with your minds…'

5:04
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Chapter 8

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There was no work of a noisy kind being done…

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Mr. Sweater now began ponderously…

4:39
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Chapter 9

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Chapter 10

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A little way down the road was a church…

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As they were carrying it in…

5:11
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Chapter 11

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Rushton shook his head dubiously…

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Chapter 12

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Chapter 13

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During the morning…

5:48
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Easton made no reply…

5:36
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Chapter 14

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Eventually it was arranged…

5:22
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Chapter 15

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While the room was in an uproar…

6:04
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'It's an old saying, and a true one…'

5:46
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'But putting all jokes aside…'

5:52
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'There are many causes' answered Owen…

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'Well! I should never a thought it…'

5:02
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'The Duke of Blankmind…'

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'Of course Landlordism is not the only cause…'

5:13
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Chapter 16

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'I won't be able to start on Monday…'

4:25
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'They all shapes pretty well except Newman…

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There was a lot of furious talk…

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Chapter 17

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When she had finished dressing him…

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He also noticed a very fat man…

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'Now, I hope you will all do your very best…'

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An evil-minded, worldly or unconverted…

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Although naturally robust…

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Chapter 18

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'There is no doubt Owen knows his work…'

4:14
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'Don't wait for me,' said the latter…

4:21
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Chapter 19

4:46
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The only other occupant…

5:37
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Taking one of the rings…

4:46
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'You know, there's a great deal…'

4:58
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Philpot crossed over to the semi-drunk…

4:49
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After parting from Philpot…

4:38
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Chapter 20

5:24
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Few of the girls ever learned their trades thoroughly…

6:07
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By these and similar means…

5:00
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There was a large piece of ground…

5:11
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Chapter 21

5:08
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Happiness might be possible…

5:16
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The clothing of the men…

4:25
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Harlow had just arrived at this solution…

4:32
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'What's become of the professor?…'

5:24
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'Now,' continued Owen…

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After a while, the rest of the crowd…

5:45
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Chapter 22

5:32
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At about five minutes to twelve…

5:30
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It will be remembered…

5:42
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When at home, Slyme passed his time…

6:14
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Chapter 23

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As a rule on Saturday evenings…

6:00
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But no one really believed this…

6:17
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'Read out the 17th and 18th verses…'

5:22
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Chapter 24

4:18
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Slyme waited outside while Crass went in…

5:34
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Crass struck a match…

5:02
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When Saturday arrived…

5:25
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In one corner a group of men…

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Ruth did not want any more…

5:06
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Slyme had gone that evening…

6:10
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Chapter 25

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'Oh, I know the bloke now! ' cried Harlow…

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As they stood there working…

5:52
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It would have been much better for them…

5:42
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'You know, that big 'ouse we did up last summer…'

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Owen accordingly ascended the steps…

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'Come to think of it,' continued Crass…

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'The pint is,' proceeded Easton…

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Observing his hesitation…

5:09
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'What the hell sort of a bloody system…'

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The lecturer now drew a small square…

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Owen paused, and a gloomy silence followed…

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'I mean this,' replied Owen speaking very slowly…

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'You talk about the producers being robbed…'

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Chapter 26

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When they had cleared away all the dirt…

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At about eleven o' clock Mr. Sweater arrived…

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Chapter 27

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'Bloody disgraceful I call it,' said Crass…

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Chapter 28

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'I'll tell you what,' said Philpot…

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In answer to Philpot's knock…

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After lengthy consideration…

4:31
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Chapter 29

4:44
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After a while Philpot suggested a change…

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During the singing Bert turned the handles…

4:32
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'Once more we turns the 'andle…'

5:08
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Chapter 30

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As the chief ceased speaking…

5:53
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Chapter 31

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Chapter 32

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Chapter 33

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Mary expected the old woman to be heartbroken…

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After some further talk…

4:51
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Chapter 34

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Finally Sawkins, being the better man…

5:14
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The week before old Linden went…

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When Nora and the two boys reached the house…

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They took the man to the station…

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Once, when there was a bitterly cold…

4:02
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Chapter 35

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In addition to this…

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In the case of the soup kitchen…

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Chapter 36

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There were numerous other expenses…

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Chapter 37

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'How much is your house assessed at?…'

5:16
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Sir Graball D'Encloseland…

6:10
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With lavish kindness, the supreme being…

6:02
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Chapter 38

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'Science is a wonderful thing…'

4:36
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Chapter 39

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Weakling did not apologize…

5:49
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Councillor Weakling opposed the motion…

6:02
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Chapter 40

5:11
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Usually, whenever Owen reflected…

4:43
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Besides the work at the kiosk…

6:35
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It would not be reasonable to blame…

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Chapter 41

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One of the new inventions…

6:19
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At last, Easton broke the silence…

5:02
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One of the new hands said he wished…

5:49
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Chapter 42

5:12
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Mary Linden, who was still lodging…

5:34
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The presence of Mary Linden…

5:32
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Chapter 43

5:29
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They were usually so tired when they got home…

5:36
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Ceilings that were not very dirty…

4:37
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As an additional precaution…

4:53
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When they happened to be working on ladders…

6:07
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The scamping business…

5:36
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At the risk of wearying…

5:39
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Before returning the key to the agent…

5:13
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When Newman got his first start…

5:14
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It is sad and discreditable…

5:19
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When they got back to the job…

5:37
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Harlow was working at the place…

5:11
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Once, a couple of men got the sack…

4:44
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'Last summer I was working…'

5:40
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Often it happened that some men…

4:32
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It was a few days after this…

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The following Saturday…

5:32
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There is no more cowardly…

5:12
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Barrington was still working for the firm…

4:46
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On the following Tuesday evening…

4:23
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They ran on after the van…

6:12
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Chapter 44

5:50
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Crass, Slyme and one or two…

4:50
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The next stop was at The Bird in Hand…

5:59
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Crass frequently paused…

5:21
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'Musical honours, chaps,' shouted Crass…

4:42
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When they left off, Grinder rose…

5:34
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'It may or may not be true,' began Barrington…

5:51
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Here Crass jumped up and interrupted…

6:00
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'Whilst walkin' out the other night…'

5:43
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The time passed quickly enough…

5:59
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The other two brakes…

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The last reminded Harlow…

5:06
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These differed from Nimrod's lot…

5:27
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Chapter 45

5:14
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Leaving the man dumbfounded…

4:41
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At this moment, the two truants returned…

5:10
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'It hasn't always been like it…'

4:52
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'Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen…'

5:05
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'In those days, a master painter…'

5:16
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'But it is not only the wage earning class…'

5:05
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'We must do this if we are to keep…'

4:26
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'I don't mind admitting…'

5:35
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'The National Service Retail Stores…'

4:04
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'The socialist administration will now aquire…'

5:30
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'The slums and the wretched dwellings…'

5:59
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As Barrington descended from the pulpit…

4:31
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'As far as I can make out,' said Harlow…

4:25
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'I should like to know…'

4:15
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'If it were possible to save and accumulate…'

4:48
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Under the present system…

4:52
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'Another good way to deal with them…'

5:17
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'As for what we should do…'

4:35
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'As regards those disagreeable tasks…'

5:40
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'Is there any more questions?'

4:44
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'If we had a Citizen Army…'

5:11
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Chapter 46

5:48
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'I've often wondered what they does…'

5:54
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Bert came back in about half an hour…

5:40
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Chapter 47

6:00
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When they arrived at the yard…

6:13
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Nimrod walked on the pavement…

5:54
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'Anyone would think the dam' thing…'

6:30
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The next morning was a very busy one…

5:50
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When they arrived…

3:11
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Chapter 48

5:08
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The liberals were furious…

5:17
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The spectacle presented by these men…

5:25
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After a terrible struggle…

5:15
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The crowd now resolved itself…

5:14
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The carriage containing Sir Featherstone…

5:46
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At other times the meeting…

4:50
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When the man had concluded his speech…

5:45
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Barrington made no reply…

4:54
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He slipped his arm through Barrington's…

4:28
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Owen made no attempt to reply…

5:13
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Chapter 49

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Sometimes in her delirium…

3:37
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Chapter 50

4:39
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There was a woman standing there…

4:25
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For the first few weeks…

6:50
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Chapter 51

6:00
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Owen waited for about half an hour…

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As he walked homewards…

5:16
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Chapter 52

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During all this time, Hunter…

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Chapter 53

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Whilst they were thus occupied…

5:17
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Chapter 54

4:39
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Barrington and Owen continued…

5:09
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Rushton having conluded his address…

5:04
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A short prayer from Bosher closed the meeting…

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In a very few minutes they heard the whistle…

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Appendix

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Robert Tressell: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Unabridged)

23:28:38
$337.50
  • David Timson (reader)

Chapter 1

4:24
$1.25

Bert White…

5:10
$1.25

Owen saw that in the world…

5:25
$1.25
Show 266 remaining tracks for Robert Tressell: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Unabridged)

'Funny name to call a house…'

5:09
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'Yes, it's quite true…'

5:04
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Crass was by this time very angry…

4:46
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'The greatest cause of poverty is…'

5:11
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Joe Philpot…

4:32
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'What do you mean by poverty then?…'

4:31
$1.25

Chapter 2

5:29
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Hunter realised now…

4:30
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'Good afternoon, sir…'

4:18
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When he arrived within about three yards…

5:20
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Owen was working by himself…

3:36
$1.25

Linden was still working at the vestibule doors…

5:29
$1.25

Just as Misery was about to commence…

5:33
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Owen worked on in a disheartened, sullen way…

6:15
$1.25

Chapter 3

5:38
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The windows were draped…

5:44
$1.25

'Well let's have some tea…'

5:43
$1.25

She took three letters from the pocket of her dress…

5:31
$1.25

'I'm sorry I spoke to you like that…'

5:31
$1.25

Easton added it all up…

5:49
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They had to go up two flights of stairs…

5:31
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Chapter 4

5:22
$1.25

As Owen strode rapidly along…

4:59
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Chapter 5

4:42
$1.25

As she looked at him…

3:59
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'Do you like cats?' he asked…

5:20
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Chapter 6

3:44
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The indignation of the neighbours was increased…

4:24
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Nearly everyone who works…

4:56
$1.25

'Well, the vicar goes about…'

4:43
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'I should think the workers will be jolly glad…'

5:44
$1.25

After tea, as he watched his wife…

5:21
$1.25

Under the present system it was impossible…

4:44
$1.25

Then he remembered that he had read somewhere…

6:07
$1.25

Chapter 7

5:42
$1.25

Bert was a lean, undersized boy…

5:09
$1.25

It was very cold and damp and miserable…

6:03
$1.25

Although he had for the moment forgotten…

4:58
$1.25

'If there wasn't something wrong with your minds…'

5:04
$1.25

Chapter 8

4:48
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There was no work of a noisy kind being done…

4:52
$1.25

Mr. Sweater now began ponderously…

4:39
$1.25

Chapter 9

5:15
$1.25

Chapter 10

4:44
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A little way down the road was a church…

4:59
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As they were carrying it in…

5:11
$1.25

Chapter 11

6:05
$1.25

Rushton shook his head dubiously…

6:13
$1.25

Chapter 12

6:05
$1.25

Chapter 13

5:18
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During the morning…

5:48
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Easton made no reply…

5:36
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Chapter 14

5:25
$1.25

Eventually it was arranged…

5:22
$1.25

Chapter 15

5:46
$1.25

While the room was in an uproar…

6:04
$1.25

'It's an old saying, and a true one…'

5:46
$1.25

'But putting all jokes aside…'

5:52
$1.25

'There are many causes' answered Owen…

4:45
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'Well! I should never a thought it…'

5:02
$1.25

'The Duke of Blankmind…'

5:41
$1.25

'Of course Landlordism is not the only cause…'

5:13
$1.25

Chapter 16

4:45
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'I won't be able to start on Monday…'

4:25
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'They all shapes pretty well except Newman…

5:11
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There was a lot of furious talk…

4:16
$1.25

Chapter 17

5:11
$1.25

When she had finished dressing him…

5:29
$1.25

He also noticed a very fat man…

5:32
$1.25

'Now, I hope you will all do your very best…'

5:05
$1.25

An evil-minded, worldly or unconverted…

5:06
$1.25

Although naturally robust…

4:50
$1.25

Chapter 18

2:33
$1.25

'There is no doubt Owen knows his work…'

4:14
$1.25

'Don't wait for me,' said the latter…

4:21
$1.25

Chapter 19

4:46
$1.25

The only other occupant…

5:37
$1.25

Taking one of the rings…

4:46
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'You know, there's a great deal…'

4:58
$1.25

Philpot crossed over to the semi-drunk…

4:49
$1.25

After parting from Philpot…

4:38
$1.25

Chapter 20

5:24
$1.25

Few of the girls ever learned their trades thoroughly…

6:07
$1.25

By these and similar means…

5:00
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There was a large piece of ground…

5:11
$1.25

Chapter 21

5:08
$1.25

Happiness might be possible…

5:16
$1.25

The clothing of the men…

4:25
$1.25

Harlow had just arrived at this solution…

4:32
$1.25

'What's become of the professor?…'

5:24
$1.25

'Now,' continued Owen…

5:47
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After a while, the rest of the crowd…

5:45
$1.25

Chapter 22

5:32
$1.25

At about five minutes to twelve…

5:30
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It will be remembered…

5:42
$1.25

When at home, Slyme passed his time…

6:14
$1.25

Chapter 23

5:47
$1.25

As a rule on Saturday evenings…

6:00
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But no one really believed this…

6:17
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'Read out the 17th and 18th verses…'

5:22
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Chapter 24

4:18
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Slyme waited outside while Crass went in…

5:34
$1.25

Crass struck a match…

5:02
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