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Folk-Lore,  (1919) 
The Folk-Lore Society
Volume 30

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. XXX. — 1919

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

SIDGWICK & JACKSON, LTD., 3 ADAM ST., ADELPHI, W.C.


1919

[LXXIX.]


GLASGOW: PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS
BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO. LTD.


CONTENTS.



I. — (March, 1919.)
Minutes of Meetings: November 20th, 1918; January 15th and February 19th, 1919 1
Forty-first Annual Report of the Council 4
Presidential Address — A. C. Haddon 10
The Chinese Isles of the Blest — Major W. Perceval Yetts 35
Customary Restraints on Celibacy. H. A. Rose 63
Folk-lore in the Old Testament. M. Gaster 71
 
II. — (June, 1919.)
Minutes of Meetings: Wednesday, 19th March, 1919; Wednesday, 16th April, 1919 87
Customs connected with Death and Burial among the Roumanians. Mrs. A. Murgoci 89
The Problem of the Gipsies. Dr. F. W. Bussell 103
 
III. — (September, 1919.)
Minutes of Meetings: May 21st, 1919; June 18th, 1919 167
Some Magical Applications of Brooms in Japan. W. L. Hildburg 169
Santiago: The Evolution of a Patron Saint. Harold Peake 208
IV.—(December, 1919.)
The Folk Life of Afghanistan. Ikbal Ali Shah 246
The Cults of the Mother Goddesses in India. W. Crooke 282
 
Collectanea: — 
An Ancient Irish Bell. — Child Rowland in “King Lear.” Joseph J. MacSweeney 77
Folklore Notes from Cornwall. Alfred Adams 130
Folklore from the Orkney Islands. John A. Fotheringhame 131
The Interpretation of Survivals. W. Crooke 132
Noises from a Tomb. “Daily Mail,” 5th May, 1919 133
Prentice Pillars: the Architect and his Pupil. F. W Hasluck 134
The Killing of the Khazar Kings. M. Gaster 136
Folklore of the Bushmen 139
Notes on Welsh Folklore. Jonathan Ceredig Davies 156
An Italian Cattle Festival. Hubert A. Freeman, F.S.A. 157
Nyankopon and Ananse in Gold Coast Folklore. W. H Barker 158
The Provenience of Certain Negro Folk Tales. Elsie Cleus Parsons 227
A Tongan Theogony. E. E. Collocott 234
Folk-lore from Wales. J. R. East 238
Folk-lore Notes from Tipperary. G. N. Nuttall-Smith 239
Literary Influences on Tradition. Joseph J. MacSweeney 309
The Language of Gesture. H. A. Rose 312
Prentice Pillars. Architect and his Pupils 315
A Story which looks like that of an Architect killed after his Work 316
The Praying Palm of Faridpur. V. K. Raman Menon 316
A Sailor’s Saying. W. R. Halliday 316
Kentish Folk-lore. J. G. Frazer 317
Reviews:—
C. W. von Sydow. Sigurds Strid med Fåvne: en studie rörande Hjältesagens forhällande till folkdiktningen. — Tobias Norlind. Skattsägner: en studie i jämförande folkminnesforskning. — Martin P. Nilsson. Die Entstehung und religiöse Bedeutung des griechischen Kalenders. E. Sidney Hartland 165
Duarte Barbosa. The Book of Duarte Barbosa. — Hamd.-Allah Mustawfi of Qasivin. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat-al-Qulūb. — Vincent A. Smith. The Oxford History of India, from the Earliest Times to the end of 1911 — F. J. Richards. Madras District Gazetteer. — Joseph Davey Cunningham. A History of the Sikhs, from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the Sutlej. W. Crooke 242
R. Torii. Études Archéologiques et Ethnologiques. Les Aïnou des Iles Kouriles. E. Sidney Hartland 320
R. P. Masani. Folk-Lore from India. Folk-lore of Wells, being a Study of Water-worship in East and West. W. Crooke 323
P. Saintyves. Rondes Enfantines et Quétes Saisonnières. Les Liturgies Populaires. E. Sidney Hartland 324
 
Short Notices: — 
Dr. Josef Baudis. Czech Folk-Tales 247
M. W. H. Weech. Ki-Swahili Folk-Lore 247
Solomon T. Plaatje. Sechuana Proverbs 248
 
Index 327