The two following years, during which he lived at Dorset Court in London, were memorable for the publication of his two chief works on social polity, and of the epoch-making book on modern philosophy which revels the main principles of his life.
Harrison and others identify them with the Satyri (Satyrs), the attendants and companions of Dionysus in his revels, and also with the Centaurs.
There was free scope given for the indulgence of that political imagination which revels in revolution and chafes at prescriptive bondage.
It had occasionally been used as a royal residence, and was the scene, in November 1285, of the revels held in celebration of the marriage (solemnized in the abbey) of Alexander III.
Again, origins attract the litterateur; he revels in describing the transition from the pre-religious to the religious era.