♍ KOZMINSKY

  1. A traveling pilgrim leaning on his staff, which he holds in his left hand, addressing a small band of men & women.
  2. A waning moon in a sky, half of which is clear and studded with stars, and half of which is covered with dark clouds which herald an approaching storm.
  3. A young woman working at a spinning-wheel by a cottage window, which opens on a smiling garden in which bees are flying amongst the flowers.
  4. A bookbinder fastening covers on a number of unbound books.
  5. An artist working at a large piece of tapestry of charming design, which he has almost completed.
  6. A large ballroom in which men and women are dancing.
  7. A man in ceremonial robes, with a circlet about his brow, holding the emblem of life--the Crux ansata--in the air.
  8. A man, holding a pen in his right hand and a sword in his left, standing at the entrance to a palace.
  9. A sack of corn, from a hole in which the grain is falling out.
  10. A sibyl in a cave, seated on a tripod beneath which is a cloud of smoke. The leaves of fate are flying into the open air through the mouth of the cavern.
  11. A king, seated in a chariot drawn by two stags, throwing coins to some peasants who are singing on the roadside.
  12. A horseman holding with difficulty a rearing horse.
  13. A large black cloud, around which are bright silver lights.
  14. A torn document, old and crinkled, on which is a large black seal.
  15. A radiant rainbow, in the centre of which is the sun in its brightness.
  16. A fire emitting flames of beautiful colour-blends.
  17. An astrologer seated at a desk, his head resting on his left hand, judging a nativity.
  18. A man, supporting a little girl, swimming towards the shore in a rough sea.
  19. A rough fire mountain, from several parts of which smoke is rising. On one of the slopes laborers are working.
  20. A great grey warship with her decks cleared ready for action.
  21. A man burning a will as he triumphantly looks towards another lying on a table.
  22. Nymphs and fauns in the midst of Bacchanalian orgies in the woods.
  23. The Virgin Astraea, with bandaged eyes, being led away by the angels from the world flooded with blood, misery, injustice, and crime.
  24. A colossal giant holding a woman in his hand.
  25. A man, from whose forehead streams a dazzling white light, passing through a fiery valley, at the end of which are beautiful lawns, flowers, and trees bathed in brilliant sunlight.
  26. An antique temple of the Muses built on a rock, over which flows an enchanting fall of clear sparkling water.
  27.  A newspaper critic seated in a theater watching a performance.
  28. A gang of stevedores loading a vessel with product.
  29. A crescent moon shining with especial brightness in a blue, star-crowded sky.
  30. A heap of bright yellow oranges blown from the tree by the wind.