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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…

Christmas Alms, decorated page
Author's Note: The following story, of which I here give a translation, is no doubt largely due to the vivid imagination of some itinerant mendicant working in his own interest.

The Mother of Jesus, decorated page
story of a young mother whose infant dies, but Mother of God takes him

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…