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Actæon, 71
Afghan legend, 183
Alsatian tales, 213, 216
American Indians, Tales of North, 268, 271, 314, 315
Ananci tale, 294
Animism, 25
Annamite tales, 200, 323
Arabian Nights Entertainments, 50, 69, 79, 84, 255, 260, 267
Arab tales (see Arabian Nights Entertainments), 202, 300, 316, 319
Ardshi-Bordshi, 81
Arthur, King, 205, 207, 211, 212, 234
Art of Story-telling, 1, 5, 20. In Western Highlands, 5; Brittany, 7; Portugal, Brazil, Gascony, Wales, England, 8; France, Sicily, 9; Panjab, 11; Cashmere, New Zealand, Polynesia, Greenland, 12; among the Malagasy, Ahts, Indian tribes of Guiana, 13; in India, 14; among the Algonkins, ancient Germans, Anglo-Saxons, ancient Welsh, 15; Arabs, Guslars, 16; Swahilis, 17; Eskimo, 12, 19.
Ascension Day, 90
Aubrey, John, 148, 244
 
Bahar Danush, 260
Ballafletcher, Cup of, 156
Bantik. See Celebes
Bards, Welsh, 15
Baptism, superstitions concerning, 94, 101
Barrows, haunted, 141, 142, 146, 231
Basque tale, 293
Berchta, Dame, 70, 90
Blanik mountain, 184, 219, 220
Blood relationship among savages, 47
Bohemian tales, 56, 119, 175, 184, 219, 245, 251, 260, 294
Bona Dea, 84, 87
Bornoese tales, 300, 311, 324
Breton tales, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 116, 138, 174, 190, 192, 293
Briar Rose, 247
Buddhist influence on tales, 295, et seqq.
Bulgarian tales. See Slavonic
Burmese tale, 267, 297
Burton, Sir Richard F. (see Arabian Nights Entertainments), 16
 
Cabalists, the, a mediæval sect, 341
Carinthian tales, 173, 240
Cashmere, tales from. See Indian
Celebes Islands, tale from, 267, 297
Changelings, 93, et seqq.
Chinese superstitions, 97, 98
Chinese tales, 177, 178, 299, 300
Christening. See Baptism
Christmas, 141, 142, 157, 159
Coals turned to gold, 49
Cologne, Three Kings of, 149, 150
Coptic tale, 181
Corpus Christi Day, 89
Corsican tale, 274
Cosquin, Emmanuel, 267, 297
Coventry. See Godiva
Cretan tales. See Greek
Cyclades, tale from. See Greek
 
Danish superstitions, 96, 99, 231
Danish tales, 40, 44, 50, 56, 67, 103, 114, 130, 131, 140, 141, 144, 151, 185, 213, 294
Dardistan, tale from, 49
Davies, Rev. Edward, 136
Dean, Forest of. See Forest
Death, savage belief on, 27
Derceto, a Phœnician goddess, 324
Devil, the, 42, 47, 69, 263, 280
Diana, 71
Diedrich, 213, 233
Dobocz, the robber chief, 218, 233
Dracs of the Rhone, 65, 100
Duffus, story of Lord, 148
Dyak. See Bornoese
 
Edenhall. See Luck
Edgehill, Battle of, 235
Edric the Wild, 302, 338, 340
Eggshells, changelings detected by, 153, et seqq., 125
Elidorus, tale of, 135
English superstitions, 96, 100, 205
English tales, 59, 61, 63, 64, 66, 68, 69, 106, 116, 124, 126, 139, 145, 146, 147, 178, 189, 211, 234, 244
Epimenides, tale of, 183
Eskimo tales, 137, 262
Esthonian tales, 201, 273, 280
Etiquette of various nations, 309, 321
Ezra, 182
 
Fairy Births and Human Midwives, 37, et seqq., 59, et seqq.
Fairyland, 43, 47, 161, 196, 222
Fairy Tales, definition of, 3; divisions of, 22; principles of explanation of, 32
Feather-robe, 258, 267, 268, 298, 300, 301
Females, kinship through. See Kinship
Finnish tales, 259, 329
Fire, superstitions respecting, 96, 97
Forest of Dean, 78
Folktale (see Art of Story-telling), connection with folksong, 14; how to be reported, 21
Frazer, J. G., 31, 249, 252
Frederick Barbarossa, 172, 213
French superstitions, 96
French tales (see Breton), 42, 47, 65, 114, 119, 272, 293, 324, 342
Frog, Fairy as. See Toad.
 
Gaelic tales. See Scottish
Gerald, Earl, 210, 233
German superstitions, 95, 96, 99, 108, 140, 143, 279, 281
German tales (see Alsatian, Pomeranian, Rügen, Swabian, Transylvanian), 48, 103, 113, 114, 118, 124, 126, 130, 137, 138, 139, 140, 142, 143, 149, 152, 172, 177, 185, 188, 192, 212, 214, 215, 216, 217, 238, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 259, 281, 327
Gervase of Tilbury, 65, 100, 145, 212, 234, 272, 284
Giraldus Cambrensis, 135
Gloucestershire (see Forest of Dean, St. Briavels), 145
Godiva, legend of Lady, 71, et seqq.
Gold Coast, custom at, 86
Gold Coast, tales of, 313, 324
Gold, fairy, turns to dross, 50
Grateful animals. See Buddhist
Gratitude, fairy, 48, 218, 312, 316
Greek superstitions, 99, 100
Greek tales, 55, 82, 242, 267, 269, 290, 317
Grey, Sir George, 12, 285
Grimm, 120, 140, 212, 213, 216, 233
Guiana, tales from, 261, 289, 297, 299, 324
Guernsey, tales from, 62, 66, 114
 
Hades, food of, must not be eaten, 43, 44, 45, 47
Harold II., King, 72, 205
Hasan of Bassorah, tale of, 255, 291,
Hebrew tale, 41, 55
Helpful beasts. See Buddhist
Herla, King, tale of, 178, 234
Hero, the Hidden, the Sleeping, 205, et seqq., 228, 235
Hertha, a German goddess, 71, 89, 90
Hindoo customs, tales. See Indian
Highland tales. See Scottish
Holle, Dame, 215, 236
 
Icelandic tales, 113, 193
Imagination among savages, 2, 33
Im Thurn, Everard, 13, 230
Indian customs, 84
Indian tales, 82, 227, 268, 296, 317, 318, 338
Iolo Morganwg, 207
Irish superstitions, 96, 121, 123, 210, 211
Irish tales, 50, 52, 63, 107, 116, 118, 122, 128, 196, 198, 202, 210, 211, 259, 314, 324, 338
Iron, dislike of supernatural beings to, 50, 97, 126, 164, 306
Irving, Washington, 177, 181
Italian superstitions, 99
Italian tales (see Corsican, Sicilian, Tirolese), 199, 293
Japanese tales, 174, 178, 194, 273, 301
Jewish tales. See Hebrew
Jeremiah the prophet, 181
 
Kaffir tale, 328
Kan Püdäi, 42
Kathá-sarit-ságara, 318
Keats, 313
Kinship through females, 228, et seqq.
Kirk Malew, Cup of, 155
Koran. See Mohammed
Kurdish tale, 262, 292
Kurroglú, the robber-poet, 80
Kyffhäuser, 172, 214, 215, 229
 
Lady Wilde. See Wilde
Lapp superstitions, 108
Lapp tales, 38, 57, 173, 329
Liebrecht, Felix, 79,; his Ghost Theory, 337
Lithuanian superstitions, 96
Lithuanian tales, 104, 120, 220, 221
Lî Kî, a Chinese classic, 321
Loo Choo Islands, tale from, 318
Longfellow, 187
Luck of Edenhall, 153
Luther on Changelings, 109, 124
Luxemburg, 240, 253, 324
Luzel, F. M., 7, 190
 
Mabinogion, 188
MacRitchie, David, his Finn Theory, 349, et seqq.
Mahábhárata, 317
Magyar tale, 260
Malagasy tale, 287
Malory, Sir Thomas, 205
Manx superstitions, 108, 210
Manx tales, 41, 106, 117, 155
Maori customs, 290
Maori tales, 45, 274, 285, 288, 289, 317, 319
Map, Walter, 178, 234, 302, 338, 240, 341
Marko, Prince, or King, tale of, 218
Marquis of the Sun, tale of, 264, 291, 293
Marriage settlements, Indian, 321, 322
Maundeville, Sir John, 111, 239
Meddygon Myddfai, 325
Melusina, 240, 253, 272, 273, 321, 324, 327
Merlin, 209
Messia, the Sicilian story-teller, 9
Metamorphosis, 26, 31
Midsummer Day. See St. John's Day
Midwives, adventures of. See Fairy-Births
Minstrel in Middle Ages, 15
Mohammed, 182, 224
Mohel, adventure of a, 41, 55
Moravian tale, 274
Morgan the Fay, 43, 204
Morris, William, 239, 260, 261
Mother-right. See Kinship
Myddfai, Physicians of. See Meddygon
 
Names, Savage feeling about, 309
Napoleon I., 206
Nereids, 55, 99, 242, 267, 317, 325
Netherlands, tale from, 188
New Guinea, tale from, 322
New Year's Eve and Night, 69, 248
New Zealand. See Maori
Nightmare, the, 278, et seqq.
Norwegian tales. See Scandinavian
Odin. See Woden
Ogier the Dane. See Olger
Ointment, Magical, 59, et seqq.
Oisin, 196, 198
Oldenburg Horn, 149
Olger the Dane, 43, 204, 213
Omens, 30
Osburg, foundress of nunnery at Coventry, 90
Ossian. See Oisin
Ovid, 71
Owen Glendower, 209
Owen Lawgoch, 209
 
Parsees. See Sad Dar
Peeping Tom. See Godiva
Peleus. See Thetis
Perrault, 247
Pitré, Dr., 9, 53, 192
Pliny, 86, 183
Pomeranian tales, 48, 51, 141, 217, 237, 242, 243, 251, 262, 281
Polynesian tales, 44, 45, 267, 319, 324
Portuguese superstition, 206
Portuguese tale, 181
Princess, the Enchanted, 237 et seqq., 262
Proserpine, 43, 48
 
Revenge, Fairy, 52, 59, et seqq., 65, et seqq.
Rhys, Professor, 37, 64, 66, 110, 163, 164, 188, 231, 325, 330
Rip van Winkle, 177
Robberies from Fairyland, 135, et seqq.
Roger of Wendover. See Godiva
Roman superstition, 96
Russian tales, 119, 259, 265, 294, 298, 344
Rügen, Island of, tales from, 71, 89, 127, 152, 236
 
Sad Dar, a sacred book of Parsees, 96
Samoyede tale, 268
Savage ideas, 22; evidence of, 32
Savages, imagination among, 2
Saxo Grammaticus, 44
Scandinavian tales (see Icelandic, Danish), 38, 115, 142, 150, 155, 217, 258, 281, 294, 318
Scottish superstitions, 94, 95, 96, 127, 133
Scottish tales, 55, 61, 98, 105, 111, 112, 118, 120, 121, 122, 125, 127, 130, 131, 132, 144, 148, 165, 166, 167, 180, 186, 241, 266, 293, 312
Sebastian, Don, 206
Sébillot, Paul, 67
Seven Sleepers, the, 182
Siberian tales, 42, 169
Sicilian superstitions, 100, 111
Sicilian tales, 53, 192, 212, 299
Siegfried, or Sigurd, 212, 247
Sikes, Wirt, 64, 123, 137, 165, 278
Simrock, Karl, 101, 116
Slavonic superstitions, 206, 279
Slavonic tales (see Bohemian, Russian, Lithuanian), 218, 266, 267, 298, 312
Southam, procession at, 85
Southey, 187
Spanish superstitions, 100, 205
Spanish tales, 187, 226, 264, 294, 315, 325, 339
Spirits, doctrine of, 25, 42
St. Augustine, 100, 235
St. Briavels, custom at, 78, 87
Stephens, Professor Dr. Geo., 150
St. John's Day, 214, 236, 238, 248
Story-telling, Art of. See Art
Stoymir, the Knight, 220, 233
Swabian tales, 39, 52, 147, 244, 245, 253
Swan-maidens, 202, 255, et seqq., 283, et seqq., 337
Swedish tales. See Scandinavian
Swiss tale, 49
 
Taboo, 270, 302, 304, 305, 306, 309, 311, 312, 318, 320, 337
Tacitus, 15, 71, 89
Tam Lin, ballad of, 242
Tawhaki and Tango-tango, tale of, 285, et seqq.
Thetis, 242, 317, 329
Thomas of Erceldoune, 43, 102, 103
Time, supernatural lapse of, 161, ee seqq., 196, et seqq., 222, et seqq.
Tini-rau, tale of, 286, et seqq.
Tir na n 'Og. See Oisin
Tirolese tales, 70, 184, 274, 293, 315, 325, 329, 348
Toad or frog, fairy as (see Princess), 51, 52, 53, 338
Totemism, 27, 324, 331, 346
Tradition, definition of, 34
Traditions, variable value of, 4, 24
Transformations, doctrine of, 26, 31
Transylvanian tales, 52, 176, 189, 246, 258, 347
 
Ulrich von Rosenberg, 220, 233
 
Van Pool, Lady of the, 274, 325, 330
Vikramâitya, 81
Vitra, 38
 
Wäinämöinen, 45
Waldron, Geo., 41, 108, 156
Wastin of Wastiniog, tale of, 302
Welsh superstitions, 110, 126, 207, 209
Welsh tales, 37, 62, 63, 103, 113, 115, 122, 123, 126, 128, 135, 136, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 187, 188, 207, 209, 225, 269, 274, 294, 301, 302, 304, 305, 317, 325, 327, 330
Wenzel, King, 184, 219
Western Highlands, story-telling in, 5
Weyland Smith, 318
Wilde, Lady, 102, 128
Wild Edric. See Edric
Wild Hunt, the, 233, 234, 236
William of Newbury, 146
Witchcraft, 29
Witches, 99, 143, 173, 336, 348
Woden, 212, 233, 247, 339
 
Yatsh, or demon, wedding, 49
York, custom at, 90
Yorkshire, 189, 211
 
Zoroaster, 96






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