Folk-Lore/Volume 26

FOLK-LORE

A QUARTERLY REVIEW

OF

MYTH, TRADITION, INSTITUTION, & CUSTOM

BEING

The Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society

And Incorporating The Archæological Review and
The Folk-Lore Journal

VOL. XXVI.—1915

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LONDON:

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1915

[LXXV.]


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CONTENTS.


I.—(March, 1915.)
PAGE
Minutes of Meetings: January 20th and February 17th, 1915 1
Thirty-Seventh Annual Report of the Council 3
Cash Account for 1914 8
Presidential Address: War and Savagery. R. R. Marett 10
The Dasahra: an Autumn Festival of the Hindus. W. Crooke 28
Some Notes on East African Folklore. A. Werner 60
A Priest King in Nigeria. P. A. Talbot 79
 
II.—(June, 1915.)
Minutes of Meetings: March 17th, April 21st, and May 19th, 1915 113
Psychology and Ethnology. A. M. Hocart 115
Myths of Origin and the Home of the Dead in Indonesia. W. J. Perry 138
 
III.—(September, 1915.)
Some Algerian Superstitions noted among the Shawia Berbers of the Aurès Mountains and their Nomad Neighbours. M. W. Hilton-Simpson 225
Obeah in the West Indies. His Honour J. S. Udal, F.S.A. 255
 
IV.—(December, 1915.)
Minutes of Meetings: June 16th and November 17th, 1915 337
The Religious Basis of Social Union. Dr. F. W. Bussell 339
Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 358
 
Collectanea:—
Folk-Tales of the Angāmi Nāgas of Assam, II. J. H. Hutton 82
Folklore of the Waldenses Valley. Ethel Hargrove 88
Folklore Notes from South-East Australia. Wilton Hack 90
Offering of a Wax Figure with an English Arrow at Boulogne. A. B. Gomme 92
North China: Surgical Operations. Nursing Times, 24th February, 1912 92
Listener to the Dead. W. Crooke 93
Scottish Folklore. The Reminiscences of Lady Wake 93
Worcestershire Folklore. M. L. Stanton, J. B. Partridge, and F. S. Potter 94
Scraps of Folklore collected by John Philipps Emslie. C. S. Burne 153
Folklore of the War 171
Some Nature Myths from Samoa. G. Brown, D.D. 172
Folk Tales from Co. Mayo, Ireland. L. McManus 182
Notes on Guernsey Folklore. Christine Ozanne 195
Gulliver among the Lilliputians in the Twelfth Century, and the Tale of the Dog-headed Men. M. Gaster 202
Burning the Yule Log in Montenegro. M. Edith Durham 207
Notes on Scottish Folklore. G. A. Lebour 208
Folklore Scraps—England. E. H. and H. J. Rose 210
Lancashire Folklore. J. B. Partridge 211
Wiltshire Folklore. J. B. Partridge 211
Folklore from Durham. J. B. Partridge 212
Baptism Folklore. Ronald Burn 213
Goats and Cattle. J. T. Fowler 213
Welsh Folklore. The Gloucestershire Echo, 14th October, 1914 213
An Animal Belief. P. J. Heather 214
Roumanian Folk Tales. Frances Browne 296, 389
Bringing in the Fly. Percy Manning 400
Notes on Spanish Amulets. Fourth Series. W. L. Hildburgh 404
Folk Tales from Malabar. F. Fawcett 417
 
Correspondence:—
The Death Coach. J. E. Harrison and M. E. Murray 98
Gypsy Carol. E. M. Leather 99
Children’s Game. Doris L. MacKinnon 215
The Death Coach. L. M. Eyre 215
 
Obituary:—
Lucy Catherine Lloyd. C. S. Burne 99
Major A. J. N. Tremearne. A. C Haddon 431
 
Reviews:—
Walter Map. De Nugis Curialium. E. Sidney Hartland 101
Arnold van Gennep. Religions, Mœurs et Légendes. E. Sidney Hartland 104
E. W. Swanton and P. Woods. Bygone Haslemere. C. S. Burne 106
E. C. Quiggin. Essays and Studies presented to William Ridgeway on his Sixtieth Birthday. W. H. D. Rouse 107
W. H. R. Rivers. The History of Melanesian Society. E. Sidney Hartland 216
Arthur Bernard Cook. Zeus, a Study of Ancient Religion. W. Crooke 221
Gladys M. N. Davis. The Asiatic Dionysos. W. Crooke 221
James P. Howley. The Beothucks or Red Indians, the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland. E. Sidney Hartland 330
Sir James Wilson. Lowland Scotch as Spoken in the Lower Strathearn District of Perthshire. C. S. Burne 335
M. A. Czaplicka. Aboriginal Siberia. E. Sidney Hartland 418
Sir Herbert Risley. The People of India. M. Longworth Dames 422
R. E. Enthoven. Folklore Notes.W. Crooke 424
Mrs. John Roberts. Khasi Folklore. W. Crooke 424
Thakur Rajendra Singh. Legends of Vikramaditya. W. Crooke 424
 
Short Bibliographical Notices:—
A. J. N. Tremearne. The Ban of the Bori 108
R. R. Marett. The Threshold of Religion 109
Rendall Harris. Boanerges 109
E. S. Hartland. Ritual and Belief 110
H. A. Rose. Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-Western Provinces 111
H. Parker. Village Folk-Tales of Ceylon 223
J. G. Frazer, Kt. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion. Third Edition 224
Grace Cleveland Porter and Harvey Worthington Loomis. Negro Folk Singing-Games and Folk Games of the Habitants 427
W. R. Paton and W. R. Halliday. Modern Greek Carols in Honour of St. Basil 427
W. H. R. Rivers. Sun Cult and Megaliths in Oceania 428
Douglas Hyde. Legends of Saints and Sinners 429
 
List of Plates:—
I. Spanish Amulets To face page 406
II. 408