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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. XXVIII.—1917

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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY BY

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


1917

[LXXVII.]

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

CONTENTS.




I.—(March, 1917.)
PAGE
Minutes of Meetings: 20th December, 1916; 17th January and 1st February, 1917 1
Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Council 4
Cash Account for December 1916 8
Report of the Committee on Brand’s “Popular Antiquities” 10
Presidential Address. R. R. Marett 13
Serbian Habits and Customs. Dr. T. R. Georgevitch 36
Classified Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 52
 
II.—(June, 1917.)
Minutes of Meetings: 21st March and 18th April, 1917 113
The Life of the Mountain People in Formosa. Shinji Ishii 115
The Cursing of Venezelos. Sir J. G. Frazer 133
Bull-baiting, Bull-racing, Bull-fights. W. Crooke 141
Classified Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 164
 
III.—(September, 1917.)
Minutes of Meeting: 16th May and 13th June, 1917 225
Organisations of Witches in Great Britain. M. A. Murray 228
Magic and Religion. F. B. Jevons 259
The Persistence of Primitive Beliefs in Theology. F. W. Bussell 279
Classified Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 295
 
IV.—(December, 1917.)
The Bird Cult of Easter Island. Mrs. Scoresby Routledge 337
Some Ethnological Suggestions in Regard to Easter Island H. Balfour 356
The Killing of the Khazar Kings. Sir J. G. Frazer 382
The Provenience of Certain Negro Folk-Tales. E. C. Parsons 408
Classified Catalogue of Brand Material. C. S. Burne 415
 
Collectanea:—
Notes on Irish Folklore. W. F. de Vismes Kane 87
Some Nature Myths from Samoa. G. Brown 94
The Belief in Charms 99
Folklore from Ireland. Emily G. Gough 101
Hampshire Folklore. D. H. Moutray Read 102
Apparitions in Lincolnshire. M. Peacock 103
An Ancient Rent Service 103
Burning Camphor: A Strange Tamil Oath 104
Olympos. Morley Roberts 177
A Study in the Legends of the Connacht Coast, Ireland T. J. Westropp 180
Folk-Tales from County Limerick. Miss D. Knox 208
Avril-Bread. E. Sidney Hartland 305
Notes on English Folklore. J. B. Partridge 311
Negro Proverbs Collected in Jamaica. C. F. Grant 315
Some Camberley Folklore. E. M. Richardson 317
Country Tales from Cornwall. Late A. Moutray Read 317
Letters from Heaven 318
Two Notes on the Sister’s Son and the Duel. Joseph J. MacSweeney 320
Sale of Wizards’ Spells 321
Working Evil by a Duck’s Foot. A. Ela 322
Influence of an Expectant Mother. A. Fowler 322
Folk-Lore from the Himalayas. H. W. Emerson 323
Notes on Lincolnshire Folk-Lore. M. Peacock 325
The Nutons. A. Quin-Harkin 328
Some Superstitions of the Mexican Indians. A. Brennan 328
A Study in the Legends of the Connacht Coast, Ireland Part II. T. J. Westropp 432
The Cursing of Venezelos. W. Crooke 449
Easter Eggs in Scotland. D. A. Mackenzie 450
Begging on St. Thomas’s Day. B. McWilliams 450
Goats and Cows. J. J. Foster 451
Notes on English Folk-Lore. Celia A. Barker 451
Notes on Staffordshire Folklore. Ruth Hodson 452
 
Correspondence:—
Bibliography of the Writings of the late Sir Laurence Gomme on Anthropology and Folklore. Edward Brabrook 106
Christmas Candles. E. C. Blanchard 106
Birth Signs in Egypt. E. K. M. Court 331
The Coirligheile Puzzle. H. A. Freeman 332
Witchcraft in Great Britain. C. S. Burne 453
 
Obituary:—
Dr. H. B. Wheatley. W. Crooke 222
 
Reviews:—
A. Sutherland Rattray. Folklore from West Africa: Ashanti Proverbs; J. M. Dalziel. A Hausa Botanical Glossary. W. Crooke 108
F. W. H. Migcod. Earliest Man 111
W. D. Westervelt. Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes 111
L. Havemeyer. The Drama of Savage Peoples. C. Jenkinson 223
W. H. Barker and Cecilia Sinclair. West African Folk-Tales. E. Sidney Hartland 333
Mrs. Meer Hassan Ali. Observations on the Mussulmauns of India, Descriptive of their Manners, Customs, Habits, and Religious Opinions. Vincent A. Smith 334
Lucy M. J. Garnett. Folk-Beliefs in the Balkan Peninsula: Balkan Home-Life. W. Crooke 454
 
Index 456