The Universal Cyclopedia, sub we. Fm, The Golden Bough, Vol. I, p. O. This higher step in the ascent of man, his relation to the world becomes intensified, since the world to him becomes, not simply one of order, but one full of meaning and of personal interest. The world of laws is, indeed, full of deep significance, but the world of motives carries with it in addition the essential meaning of the personal world, the spiritual law in the natural.