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A Devolution of Terror, decorated page
“King René of Anjou, the laughter-loving Count of Provence, seeking to divert the melancholy of his beloved wife, Jeanne de Laval, turned the old-time-Keltic terror into gay new fetes: the games of the tarasque. These games are still played. The…

Sant Efflamm and King Arthur, decorated page
Author's Note: This rendering of the Breton legend ‘Sant Efflamm hag ar Roue Arzur' is based on the ballad of that name given by the late Vicomte Hersart de 1a Villemarqu~ in the Barzaz-Breiz.—i.e., Ballads of Brittany (1839).

The Biology of Winter, decorated page
ARGUMENT.-I. An appreciation of the full biological import of Winter is not altogether easy for us, here and now. We must think of peoples with less artificial environment, of more wintry regions, and of Glacial Epochs. II. The Sagas of the Biology…