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

A Procession of Causes, decorated page
The poem celebrates spring, renewal, love: “For the old god Pan hath taken a wife/ And the whole world shares their mirth..."

Almanac
decorated page

An Evening in June, decorated page
Janet Balfour, a cripple loves a man who loves another, and is disappointed in love

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Image shows two sphinxes on either side of the Arbor Saeculorum, or the Tree of History. At the top of the tree on the left side is a Phoenix, and on the right is a butterfly. There are two scrolls on either side of the image. Each is divided into…

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

Day and Night, decorated page
Two verses of three lines each

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3 black birds (crows?), each with a spade-shaped leaf in its beak, fly upwards toward the top left corner

From Four Easter Letters, decorated page
1. from Athens, circa 357 BC ; 2 from Norway, circa 145 BC, written by a woman; 3. from Jerusalem, 8th year of governance of Pontius Pilate; 4. Edinburgh, Easter 1887--all about the coming of spring

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;…

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