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Epigraph from Atalanta in Calydon; in winter “the merciless north wind scourged the land, and wrung from men’s hearts a confusion of cries and threatenings, which he caught up and carried abroad”; --crisis averted by arrival of Spring the…

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.

Describes series of “awakenings” in Europe, caused by introduction of foreign ideas by Romans, Goths, Arabs

The essay, in French, analyzes three characteristics of recent literature: the bankruptcy of pseudo-science; the bankruptcy of naturalism; and the renaissance of idealism.

Song with voices of Bandruidh and various HIghland airs

Man touched by the fairies sees only beauty

Account of the Land of Lorne, the bards, the bands of satirists, and the lineage of Robbie Burns

Ballad of proud Maisie & her elopement with family foe

Janet Balfour, a cripple loves a man who loves another, and is disappointed in love

descriptive of spring gradually arriving; “Spring in the North is a history of hopes often dashed