It is ebbing indeed! And one might speculate about what the author of this passage, which was first published in 1906, would now write if he were revising for a fourth edition to-day. Many reading this article are, of course, familiar with the passage. I have not yet mentioned the author’s name; but, for those who do not know it already, I would say that it is not Alfred Rosenberg; it is Sir James Frazer (The Golden Bough, Part IV: ‘Adonis,Attis,Osiris.’ vol.I, pp. 300- 301, third edition, London 1914, Macmillan, preface dated January, 1914). I wonder what that gentle scholar thinks of the latest form in which Europe’s return ‘to native ideals of life and conduct’ is manifesting itself.