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Spring in Languedoc, decorated page
Spring comes less dramatically to Provence. Essay focuses on the appearance of the narcissus: with its scent comes “the Everlasting Past, a rustle of the Wind of Death." The essay references troubadours and love songs; quotes an Old French ballad.

La Cité Du Bon Accord, decorated page
"This article is placed in the section 'Autumn in the North' since it has been suggested by a recent visit from its writer. The foremost geographer in Europe, M. Rectus, is also the joint-apostle with Tolstoi of the higher Anarchism. Both…

Germinal, Floreal, Prairial, decorated page
These were names given to the Spring months at a famous time some hundred years ago, when men in the April folly of their hearts dreamed that they could make all things new.” References myth, fairy tale, legend symbolic of spring, including Pan;…

The Biology of Autumn, decorated page
ARGUMENT.-Life is rhythmic and is punctuated by the seasons. The curve of life is undulatory; summer is the crest of the wave, winter the trough, spring and autumn the ascending and descending curves. No one note expresses autumn. It is a time of…

The Biology of Summer, decorated page
ARGUMENT.- Life is rhythmic and is punctuated by the seasons. Summer is the crest of the annual wave. I. It is the time of intensest life, when both output and income of energy reach their maximum. The activity of unconscious plant-life is crowned in…

Proem, decorated page
An essay taking Spring as its theme, celebrating variation and unity: the most harmonious lives in tune with seasonal rhythms of earth—times of effort and rest: “That is the ultimate system in which we live…”; “So, at this time, the voice…

Life and its Science, decorated page
Biology is first and foremost the study of life, not death; “let us return to…the simple and the natural, the normal and the organic”; “experimental evolution”/”regeneration” is the “Alchemy of Life”—expands to make a…

The Scots Renascence, decorated page
Death of Professor John Stuart Blackie and the hope of a Celtic revival

The Sociology of Autumn, decorated page
ARGUMENT.-I. How everyday experience dlfferentiates into the Arts and Sciences, yet how their progress is not only towards diversity, but towards Unity. II. How this Unity may come into our experience, and that from childhood. III. How cities may be…

Flower of the Grass, decorated page
Three-part essay that interprets individual and cultural evolution and the influence of the east on the west.