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Index.

Members elected to the Folk-Lore Society, lo, iS, 97, 131, 193, 201, resigned, 10, 18, death of, 97, 194, 201

Memphis, tabu of Serapis temple at,

344

Men wronging Immortals, 349

Menglad, {see Svipdag) 302

Menotheism defined, 168

Mercian, a heathen king, 292

Meriah, the, 67

Merlin, 49, 50

Mermaid, the, 384, 385, an omen of drowning, 385

Merodach, incantations to, 357, 358

Metamorphosis, 366, 369

Metempsychosis, in Ireland, (ySCC Re- birth) 366

Meteorological folklore, see Aegis, and Ghostly Lights

Meteors, see Dragons, and Falling Stars

Metis, 262

Mexico, idol-making in, 333, idol- imprisonment in, 345

Meyer, Kuno, quoted on the Wooing of Emer, 298

Midday and midnight in relation to witches, 3, 5

Midsummer's Night's Dream, A, 31-

37' 50 , ., .

Migration of tales among the Red

Races of America, 59 Migration of races and its effect, 369 Mil, sons of, 43 Milk, fresh, as treatment for measles,

389 . .

Mimic death and resurrection m

Greek cults, 264

Minster Lovel, morris-dancing at,

319

Miracles, The, of Madame Saint Kathcrine of Ficrbois, translated by Andrew Lang, reviewed, 372

Mirror used in magic, 2, used to repel evil spirits, 330

Miscellanea, 77, 179, 281, 379

Mistletoe' bough, customs connected with, in Derbyshire, 70

Mockrkalfi, image with mare's heart,

333

Moirans, the ' sinijile ' folk of, 364 " Moll o' the Whad," Oxiordshire

morris-dancers' song, 318 Moloch, tabernacle of, 337 Mona, Isle of, 197 Monaghan, cure for scarlatina, 390

Mongan, 49, 50, parallels and nanie-

ec|ualion, 365 Monk, W. J. cited on forest rights

at Burford, 310, and on tlie VVliit-

hunt, 312 Monotheism defined, 168 Moon, the, in connection with Athena,

262, in connection with Jaggannath,

334

More Stafifordshire Superstitions, by Miss C. S. Burne, 91

Morris, William, his poetical interpre- tation of ' Rapunzel ' 299

Morris-dancing in Oxfordshire, 307, 309, 312, 314, 315, locale, dress and number of dancers, 317, stejis and songs 318, organisation, com- petition and music, 319, songs names of, 318, words and airs, 320- 323, words only 324

Morte d'Arthur, (Malory's version) quoted on Lancelot's love for Guinevere, 300

Mother-right (ySee Amazons, Artemis, Matriarchy), in West Africa, 164

Mouse connected with Apollo, 264

Mrityunjaya, (Siva) covered with a lid, 346, 347

Mud-remedy for wasp-stings, 389

Mulgrave Castle, and its builders, 280

Miiller, (Rt. Hon. Prof. F. Max,) quoted, on the imprisonment of Ares, 351

Mumps, cure for, 15, 16

Music and words of the ' dead Horse ' chanty, 282 ; of the Oxfordshire morris-dancers' songs, 320

Musical instruments of the Oxford- shire morris-dancers, 309, 314, 319, 320

Myctenean civilisation, 278

Mycerinus, his daughter, 341, her heifer-image shown annually, 354

Myrtle, a growing plant of, as a talis- man against thunder and lightning.

Myth distinguished from story, 169 Mythology, development of. 50. 169 Myths, "The, of the New World: A treatise on the SyntbcTlisin a7id Mythology of the Red Race of America, by Dr. Daniel G. Brinton, reviewed, 57

Nadir Shah, a Legend of, by M. Longworth Dames, 77