The Measure of the Hours Author:Maurice Maeterlinck, Alexander Teixeira de Mattos (Translator) Of the essays forming this volume, some two or three are now published, in English, for the first time [as of 1911]. The remainder have appeared, at different times, in newspapers and magazines. The thanks of the author and translator are due to the proprietors and editors of these periodicals for their leave to republish in the present volume.
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The 12 essays in this volume are: The Measure of the Hours; Immortality; The Gods of War; Our Social Duty; Our Anxious Morality; Rome; The Psychology of Accident; In Praise of the Fist; The Forgiveness of Injuries; Concerning "King Lear"; The Intelligence of the Flowers; Perfumes.« less