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Index.

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Red-haired men, Mr. Rouse on Egyptian dislike of, 247

Report, Annual, of Council, 112-18

Rhys, Prof. J., on Sacred Wells in Wales, 55-79

Riviera, folk-tales from, 98

Robinson, Mrs., on West Indian Obeahs, 207-13

Rouse, W. H. D. , on May-Day in Cheltenham, 50-54 ; letter on mouse- nibbling, 106 ; folk-lore items from A^. Indian N. b' Q. , 396, 536 ; on red- haired men in Egypt, 249 ; on carni- val mask and trumpet from Italy, 253 : a death-token from Droitwich, 258

Rowan as anti-spell, 320

Rust in Corn, origin of, Finnish magic song about, 41

St. Christopher, popular in France, 303 St. Edmundsbury white bull, 9 St. George element in English folk- drama, 150-53 St. John's Day, 304, 305 St. John's Night bonfire, 516 St. Michael in Cow-Mass procession,

306 St. Teilo's Well, 75 St. Thomas' Night bonfire, 516 Sacred Wells in Wales, by Prof. J.

Rhys, 55-79 Salmon, woman transformed into, 66 Salt, origin of, Finnish magic song

about, 42 Salves, origin of, Finnish magic songs

about, 42-6 Samoa, transmission of folk-tales to, 84,

418 Savage elements in folk-tales, 270, 271,

282, 438 et seq. Schepers on pin-trees, 454 Schulz, Albert, death of, 366 Sebillot's, M., folk-tale incident inde.x,

92 Shah-Jehan, Balochi tale about, 523 Shamanism among Finns, 102-3 Silence tabu, 61 Sin-Eater, Miss Hope on, 392 ; Mrs.

Murray-.\ynsley on, 398 Skull used to drink with, 75 Soul, external, in folk-tales, 91 SmeUing the head m Mahabharata, 256-

57; in token of affection in Ceylon,

537 Snake, origin of cow-house, Finnish

song about, 27-30 South, sacred wells with outlet towards,

60 Spells, origin of injuries caused by,

magic song on, 35-40 Spider, lucky, 363 Spittle as anti-spell, 320 Stokes, Whitley, on Dinnshenchas, 471-

97

Stones, origin of, Finnish magic songs

about, 48, 49 Stonehaven, first-footing in, 316 Stray sod, 181-82 Sun in folk-tale, 338 Survivals, 4, 18 Swansea, white horse at, 122 Sz^kely Tales, i, by Miss P. Gaye, 328-

44 Sz^kelyek, ethnographic affinities of,

329

Tabus, silence, 61

Tain b6 Cuailgne, Zimmer's date for,

381 Tar-baby, story of, 90, 97 Tarland, first-footing in, 316, 317 Temple, Major, on Chained Images,

249 Thieves, expert, in Balochi folk-tale,

301 Tradition, 2,000 years old, 86 Troglodyte custom, 109 Troitzky's Vestiges of Paganism in

Southern Russia, reviewed by A. C.

Haddon, 105 Tuatha De Danann and Brugh monu- ments, 370 ; alleged Viking origin of,

382

Udale, Mr. F. , on the Horn Dance, 172-73

Unnatural father incident, 277 Unnatural incidents in folk-tales, 438

Valencia, folk-lore at, 350 Viking era in Ireland, 367-81 Vision of MacConglinne, 100

Wales, sacred wells in, 55, 79

Walhouse, M. J. , on Magic in South India, 213-18 ; gnomes and dwarfs, 400-402 ; immuring alive in Madras, 259-62

Warts, cured by dropping pins in wells, 59, 453 ; Irish cure for, 355

Wassail kettle, 315

Water, dipping into, necessary before transformation, 278

Watford, May-Day at, 403

Weddings, first-foot at, 318

Well-dress'ng in Leitrim, 182-83. ^1^^ also Wells

Wells, sacred, in Wales, 55-79 ; priest- hood of, 74; in Leitrim, 182 ; observ- ances at, 451-70 ; on Loch Maree, 498-50 ; in Scotland, 259

Welsh element in Arthurian saga,

385 Welsh folk-lore, notes on, 122-23