Folk-Lore/Volume 27

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. XXVII.—1916

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

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1916

[LXXVI.]


GLASGOW: PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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CONTENTS.




I.—(March, 1916.)
PAGE
Minutes of Meetings: December 15th, 1915; January 19th and February 16th, 1916 1
Thirty-Eighth Annual Report of the Council 4
Cash Account for 1915 8
Report of the Brand Committee to the Council of the Society 10
Presidential Address: Primitive Values. R. R. Marett 12
Mabinogion. Joseph Baudiš 31
Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 69
 
II.—(June, 1916.)
Minutes of Meetings: March 15th, April 12th, and May 17th, 1916 113
Folk-Lore of the Banyanja. Madeleine Holland 116
Masks and the Origin of the Greek Drama. Dr. F. B. Jevons 171
Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 193
 
III.—(September, 1916.)
Minutes of Meeting: June 21st, 1916 237
Examples of Folk Memory from Staffordshire. Sambrooke A. H. Burne 239
Some Characteristics of Irish Folklore. D. H. Moutray Read 250
Three Lives of Saints: their bearing on Folklore. P. J. Heather 279
 
IV.—(December, 1916.)
Minutes of Meetings: 15th November, 1916 349
The Magical and Ceremonial Uses of Fire. Winifred S. Blackman 352
The Folklore of Shakespeare. Henry B. Wheatley 378
 
Collectanea:—
Folk-Lore and Legends from the Coasts of Counties Mayo and Galway. T. J. Westropp 99
The Pharmakos. Morley Roberts 218
Burial Face Downwards to prevent the Return of the Ghost 224
Folk-Lore and Legends from the Coasts of Counties Mayo and Galway. T. J. Westropp 225
The Pharmakos. Jane E. Harrison 298
Superstition in Essex 299
At the Breden Stone 300
Christmas Mumming in Ireland. Bryan Jones 301
Notes on Folklore. J. B. Partridge 307
A Folk-Tale from Asia Minor. Mary Mason Poynter 311
Bibliography of the Writings of the late Sir Laurence Gomme on Anthropology and Folklore. Alice B. Gomme 408
Notes on English Folklore. Ella M. Leather 413
Folklore from India 418
Notes on Irish Folklore 419
Folk-Tales from the Tonga Islands. Rev. G. Brown, D.D. 426
The Bur or Borough Man 432
Betrothal Custom in North Wales. W. Crooke 432
Marriage Customs in Cromarty. L. E. Ashton-Rigby 433
The Worship of the God Obalufou: Cursing to obtain a Blessing 433
 
Obituaries:—
Right Hon. Sir John Rhys. E. Sidney Hartland 110
Sir George Laurence Gomme. E. Clodd 111
Giuseppe Pitrè. Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco 314
Marian Emily Roalfe Cox. Charlotte S. Burne 434
 
Reviews:—
Sarat Chandra Roy. The Oraons of Chota Nagpur: Their History, Economic Life, and Social Organization. R. V. Russell 107
Lucien Foulet. Le Roman de Renard. Bibliothèque de l’École des Hautes Études. W. P. Ker 231
R. V. Russell. The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India.. E. Sidney Hartland 317
St. John D. Seymour. Irish Witchcraft and Demonology. D. H. Moutray Read 322
Elizabeth Andrews. Ulster Folklore. D. H. Moutray Read 324
Septimus Sunderland. Old London’s Spas, Baths and Wells. C. S. Burne 324
Recent Work in Slavonic Folklore. L. C. Wharton 325
R. M. Dawkins and W. R. Halliday. Modern Greek in Asia Minor: A Study of the Dialects of Silli, Cappadocia and Pharasa. E. Sidney Hartland 436
W. Wundt. Elements of Folk Psychology. R. R. Marett 440
A. C. Parker. The Code of Handsome Lake, the Seneca Prophet. W. Crooke 442
J. A. Houlder. Ohabolana or Malagasy Proverbs. E. Sidney Hartland 445
Hutton Webster. Rest-Days: A Study in Early Law and Morality. W. Crooke 447
N. W. Thomas. Specimens of Language from Sierra Leone; Law and Custom of the Timric and Other Tribes; Timric Grammar and Stories: Timric-English Dictionary 447
Journal of the Folk-Song Society 447
Jataka Tales. Edited by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas 448
 
Short Bibliographical Notices:—
William Ridgeway, Sc.D., F.B.A. The Dramas and Dramatic Dances of Non-European Races, in special reference to the Origin of Greek Tragedy: with an Appendix on the Origin of Greek Comedy 236
Captain H. Wilberforce-Bell. The History of Kathiawad from

the Earliest Times

236
Herbert Bruce Wannay. European and Other Race Origins 236