Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE MALADY OF THE CENTURY BY MAX NORDAU Author of “THE COMEDY OF SENTIMENT,” “HOW WOMEN LOVE,” Etc., Etc. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Mountain and Forest CHAPTER II. Vanity of Vanities CHAPTER III. Heroes CHAPTER IV. It was not to be CHAPTER V. A Lay Sermon CHAPTER VI.