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Index.

Sligo county, see Calraighe Laithim ; Moy ; and Sligo

Sloe : dime, Ireland, 57

Slovenians : {see also Lopa!? ; and Nitran) ; ' means of living ' denotes beech nuts, 57

Smallpox : caused by injury to spirit, Philippines, 122

Smoke : tests bewitching of baby, Bantu, 250

Snake : ammonite as, Whitby, 7 ; bite, medicine for, Zulus, 483 {plate) ; causes typhoid fever, Bantu, 249 ; Danbe, s. god, Dahomey, 268-9 > dance, Moqui Indians, i ; Delphyne, gaolor of Zeus, 28 ; Erinyes connected with, 138 ; first seen killed for luck, 277-8 ; imamba now killed, Zulus, 479-80 ; injataka story, 500 ; snake-man back-footed. New Caledonia, 131, 138 ; Snake- skin, Magyar tale, 133, 138, 140; worshipped, Egypt, 199

Snap-apple night, see Hallow Eve

Sneezing : blessing after, Cairo, 198 ; shows baby not bewitched, Bantu, 250

Snow : brought bv magic, Iceland,

Snowdon : in tale from Mabinogion,

4? . Society islands, see Tahiti Solomon, King, see King Solomon Some English String Tricks, by W.

Innes Pocock, 352-73 Somerset: {see also Avallon, isle of;

Bath ; and Glastonbury) ; Dum-

nonii, 42 Sophora japonica, worship of, 190 Sorcerers, see Wizards Sorcery, see Magic Souls : in animal form, 264 ; birds as,

Ireland, 169, S. Australia, 264 ;

Paraguay beliefs, 124 ; separable

souls, 504, India, 503 South America, see Brazil ; British

Guiana ; Carayas ; Chirionossos ;

Guiana ; Orinoco river ; Paraguay ;

Piaroas ; a7id United States of

Columbia South Australia, see Arunta tribe ;

Diamantina river ; Gnanji tribe ;

Kaitish tribe ; Lake Eyre ; Murray

river ; and Umbaia tribe Sow, see Pig Sowing customs and beliefs : Tuesday

as right day, 46

Spain : {see also Andalusia ; Aragon ; Catalonia ; Italica ; and New Castile) ; amulets, 257, 454-71 ; Bile, king of, 68 ; ex votos, 257, 471-2 {plate) ; Notes on Spanish Amulets, by W. L. Ilildburgh, 454-71 {plates) Spears : magic, in Irish sagas, 69-70 Spitting : on seeing first snake, Huculs, 278 ; transfers sins, Jataka story, 501 Spooks, see Ghosts Spring : {see also under months) ; cock-throwing, 279 ; customs con- nected with marriage customs, 279 ; saying on first hot day, Cairo, 197 ; victims figuring in customs, 286-7 Springhaas, je£ Jerboa Springs : St. Neot's, 55 Sreng, Fir Bolg champion, 29 Stag : associated with Diana Nemo- rensis, 445 ; Finn changed into, 436 ; in folktale, Ireland, 435 ; in legend of St Neot, 46 ; as local nickname, Palestine, 22 Starling : as local nickname, 22 Stars : {see also Dioscuri) ; totems

surviving as, Australia, 1 10 Stirlingshire, see Loch Lomond Stomach of sacrifice hung as offering,

Zulus, 483 Stones : {see also Cromlechs) ; associ- ated with totems, Australia, 18, 21 ; baetyls, Ireland and Crete, 61 ; dead inhabit black boulder, Philip- pines, 122 ; Fal, in Irish folktale, 157 ; holed, Antrim, 7 ; Caithness- shire, 7 Stor-Junkare, Lapp god, 134-5, 14° Stork : customs on first seeing,

278 Storms : Odin, god of, 389 ; stopped by magic, Iceland, 425 ; Valkyries storm ghosts, 409 ; Zeus, Jupiter, and Nuada, gods of, 30 Strath : tradition of St Maree, 331 Strath Duie : strong men, 218 String games : Australia, 86 ; England, 73-93. 352-73 ; Flanders, 83 ; Ger- many, 83 ; Korea, 82-5 ; Melanesia, 86 ; Norway, 86 Stuarts: Hays descended from, 318,

321 ; oak as badge, 315, 322 Stuibhard : clan badge, 319 Styria, see Slovenians Suffolk : {see also Huntingfield) ; cat's cradle, 92