Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - a part
of the Peterborough Chronicle of the history of England
in the year 1066.
Orosius - King Alfred's
translation of a fanciful Latin history of the Amazons.
Canterbury Tales: Prologue -
the prologue to Chaucer's famous story-poem about
tales told by pilgrims on their way to Canterbury.
Gawain & the Green Knight -
a portion of a Medieval story about Sir Gawain of
the Round Table.
Early Modern English
The Tempest - part of one
of the immortal Shakespeare's best-loved plays.
Osborne's Letters -
one of Dorothy Osborne's love letters to her paramour
and future husband, William Temple.
George Washington's Journal -
written by the USA's first president around the time
of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794.
Lady Chatterly's Lover -
an extract from DH Lawrence's famous novel.