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Index.

453

not touch herself during eclipse, Mexico, 203 ; rose, withered, bor- rowed before birth, Malta, 78

P.irthday customs and beliefs : amu- lets given on, China, 114, 295 ; feasts, Malta, 82

Black : assigned to Nadir region of space, Zuiii, 430, and to North, China, 431 ; in body patterns, W. Australia, 327

Black animals, see Cat ; Cock ; Dog ; Moth ; Snake ; and Tortoise

Blackburn : dog grease cures rheuma- tism, 85-6

Blackfoot Indians : future life, beliefs about, 200-1

Blackpool : thyme odour records murder, 179-80

Blantyre (,C. Af.) : ancestor worship, 309-10; folktales, 445

Blenheim Park : May Eve custom,

174

Blessing the Geese, by C J. Tabor, 177

Blood : augury of barrenness, on Lia Fail, 29 ; bleeding stopped by incantations, Bilochs. loi ; human, drawn, drunk, &c. at ceremonies, W. Australia, 348, 356-7, 365, 367, (plate), and used to attach decora- tions, W. Australia, 348 ; of Keogh cures toothache, Ireland, loi ; mingling of, renews friendship, W. Australia, 336 ; shedding, sign of grief, W. Australia, 336 ; sprinkled on house, St. Martin's Eve, Alhlone, 186 ; of tortoise cures jaundice, Malta, 85

Blue : assigned to West region of space, Zufii, 430, and to East, Chinese, 431

Boa or python, see Snake

Boar, see Pig

Bodkin, Uist, 210, 300

Boils, cures for, Jhelum, loi, Lewis,

371 Bologna : Medusa heads, 219 Bonarbridge : witch stones, 2IO, 298

(plate) Bone : human, used in ceremonies,

W. Australia, 348 ; ornaments, W.

Australia, 367 (plate) ; pointing of

the bone, Queensland, 17; used in

blood ceremonies, W. Australia,

323 iplate), 367 Bones, divination, see Divination Bonfires, see Fire

Bonn : Medusa head, 232

Bonwick : harvest custom, 93

Books presented to Folk-Lore Society, 2, 7, 210-1

Boomerangs : W. Australia, 322-3, 325-6, 330» 332-4. 344, 346, 366 (plate)

"Border Minstrelsy" : Henderson's Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border discussed, 147-61

Bosham : ' bonfire boys ' but no Guy, Nov. 5, 90

Botelho (Azores) : in folktale, 133

Bower-bird : in folktales, W. Aus- tralia, 363, 364-5

Box-tree: sprig used in "the gift," St. Briavel's, 6

Boys, see Man

Brabrook, E. W. : The Origin and Development of the Faculty of Imagination, 3, 12-27; review by — Mew's Traditional Aspects of Hell, 200-2

Bracken : K. Charles' oak seen when cut, 141 ; shoots up, St. Mark's Eve, Lincolnshire, 94

Bradwell : funeral customs, 180

Bragar : charm for scrofula &c., 371

Brahmanism : hell, 200-1

Branchidse : votive offerings at, 269

Brandenburg : folk-song, 309

Brazil : bird legend, 234, 239, 241 ; central, separation of species ^not made, 427

Brecknockshire, see Llangorse lake

Brescia : King Desiderius, 46

Bretagne : folktales, 42-3 ; Maclean's The Literature of the Celts, its History and Romance, reviewed, 108-9 ; St. Michael's (Azores) colonised from, 125

Bridal customs and beliefs, see Mar- riage customs and beliefs

Bridges : ghosts laid under,' Oxford, 67

Brims: fishing beliefs, 301, 304

Brittany, see Bretagne

Brons, in Grail romances, 192

Bronze Age, beliefs of, 13-5

Brothers, taboos in connection with, see Taboos

Brush for taking honey, Queensland, 321

Buckinghamshire, see Worminghall

Buddhism : hell, 200-1 ; in kinder- garten, China, 293 ; Jataka, 34-5

Buffalo : cattle in primitive times,