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  • Collection: The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal - Volume 1

Glehda's Wooing, decorated page
Ballad of proud Maisie & her elopement with family foe

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

Northern Springtime, decorated page
descriptive of spring gradually arriving; “Spring in the North is a history of hopes often dashed

La Littérature Nouvelle en France, decorated page
The essay, in French, analyzes three characteristics of recent literature: the bankruptcy of pseudo-science; the bankruptcy of naturalism; and the renaissance of idealism.

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.

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;…

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

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