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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. XXXIII.—1922

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

WILLIAM GLAISHER, LTD., 265 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.C.


1922

[LXXXII.]

PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY ROBERT MACLEHOSE AND CO. LTD.

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, GLASGOW.

CONTENTS


I.—(March, 1922.)
PAGE
Minutes of Meetings: November 16th and December 21st, 1921 1
Minutes of Meetings: January 18th and February 15th, 1922 5
The Forty-fourth Annual Report of the Council 7
Cash Account 11
Presidential Address. Dr. W. H. R. Rivers 14
Asinus in Tegulis. H. J. Rose 34
Myths in the Making. A. M. Hocart 57
Shakespearian Story in Serbian Folklore. Pavle Popović 72
Myths from the Gilbert Islands. Arthur Grimble 91
 
II.—(June, 1922.)
Minutes of Meetings: March 15th, April 12th and May 17th, 1922 133
Colour Symbolism. Donald A. Mackenzie 136
Some Notes on the Folklore of the Algerian Hills and Desert. M. W. Hilton-Simpson 170
 
III.—(September, 1922.)
Minutes of Meeting: June 21st, 1922 241
The Folk-Lore of Herbals. Eleanour Sinclair Rohde 243
Tangkhul Folk Tales and Notes on some Festivals of the Hill Tribes South of Assam. J. Shakespear 265
The Origin of Monotheism. A. M. Hocart 282
 
IV.—(December, 1922.)
Minutes of Meeting: November 22nd, 1922 335
Museums and Raree Shows in Antiquity. E. Douglas Van Buren 337
Notes on the Religious Beliefs of the Eghāp, Central Cameroon. Captain L. W. G. Malcolm 354
 
Collectanea : —
 A Nebraska Folk-Song. Louise Pound 113
 Glastonbury and the Grail. Mary A. Berkeley 116
 Snake Stones. W. R. Halliday 118
 The Indian Antiquary. The Bugata in Piedmont. S. A. Reynolds Ball 119
 A Children’s Game and the Lyke Wake. Mary A. Berkeley 121
 A Coleshill Ceremony: Folk-Tales from the Panjab. Sir L. W. King 122
 Human Sacrifice in India 124
 Asinus in Tegulis. H. J. Rose 200
 Folk-Lore of the Isle of Skye. Mary Julia MacCulloch 201
 A Recent Twin-Murder in S. Africa. J. Rendel Harris 214
 Putting out the Broom. Wm. Self. Weeks 294
 The Easter Island Figures. H. D. Skinner 296
 A Children’s Game and the Lyke Wake. Marguerite Kerr 299
 The Origin of St. Valentine’s Day. H. A. Rose 302
 Witchcraft in Scotland. Alex. Keiller 303
 Two Corician Legends. E. Adams 304
 The Use of the Bow among the Naga Tribes of Assam. J. H. Hutton 305
 Folk-Lore of the Isle of Skye. Mary Julia MacCulloch 307
 The Kern Baby in India. Rev. F. Kilbey 317
 Devils in the Alps. The Daily Express 319
 Chinese Tomb Jade. W. Perceval Yetts 319
 The Dragons’ Teeth; Blood falling on the Ground. Sir G. A. Grierson 380
 Folklore of the Isle of Skye. Mary Julia MacCulloch 382
 A Study of the Folklore on the Coasts of Connacht, Ireland. T. J. Westropp 389
 Folk Tales from the Nāga Hills of Assam. C. R. Pawsey and J. H. Hutton 397
 The Cult of the Door amongst the Miao in South-West China. W. H. Hudspeth 406
 
Reviews:—
 Lewis Richard Farnell. Greek Hero Cults and Ideas of Immortality. W. Crooke 125
 Ja’far Sharīf. Islam in India, or the Qānūn-i- Islām. T. C. Hodson 126
 Émile Nourry. L’Éternuement et le Baillement dans la Magie, L’Ethnographic et le Folk-Lore Médical de P. Saintyves. E. Sidney Hartland 127
 Dr. Courtenay Dunn. The Natural History of the Child. C. Jenkinson 129
 Margaret Alice Murray. The Witch-Cult in Western Europe. W. R. Halliday 224
 J. H. Hutton. The Sema Nagas. A. C. Haddon 230
 R. M. Fleming. Ancient Tales from Many Lands. A. Hingston Quiggin 232
 Narendra Nath Law. Aspects of Ancient Indian Polity. H. A. Rose 234
 E. Westermarck. The History of Human Marriage. W. Crooke 322
 J. S. Udal. Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. W. Crooke 325
 Cecil Torr. Small Talk at Wreyland 327
 Lilian Winstanley. Macbeth, King Lear and Contemporary History 327
 R. E. Enthoven. The Tribes and Castes of Bombay. W. Crooke 328
 Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society 329
 Marcel Granet. La Religion des Chinois. W. Perceval Yetts 411
 Sir Baldwin Spencer. Australian Association for the Advancement of Science: Hobart-Melbourne Meeting, January, 1921. E. Sidney Hartland 413
 Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. The Old English Herbals. M. Gaster 415
 
Short Notices:—
 The Shepherd of Banbury’s Weather Rules and Some, Rhymes and Songs 129
 C. Penswick Smith. The Revival of Mothering Sunday 130
 
Obituary:—
 Mansel Longworth Dames. W. Crooke 131
 Dr. W. H. R. Rivers, F.R.S. E. N. Fallaize 330
 C. H. Tawney. 334
 
Index 422