Originally published in 1921 and long out-of-print, Ralph Bergengren's The Seven Ages of Man is a collection of classic essays on the phases of a man's life from infancy through old age. Contents include. . Baby, Baby . To Be a Boy . On Meeting the Beloved . This is a Father . On Being a Landlord . Old Flied and Old Men . The Olde, Olde, Very Olde Man RALPH WILHELM BERGENGREN (1871-1947) is also the author of The Comforts of Home (1918), The Perfect Gentlemen (1919), and, David the Dreamer: His Book of Dreams (1922).