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Index.

Spear-throwers, W. Australia, 365

Spelsbury : customs and song, May

Day, 168-9 Spider : in West, but not East,

African folklore, 446 Spilling, lucky and unlucky, Malta

85

Spirits of dead, see Death and funeral customs and beliefs

Spitting : averts evil eye, Malta, 83 ; cures boils, Jhelum, loi

Sprains, charm for, Scotland, Nor- way, &c. , 372

Spring : {see also under months) : assigned to West region of space, Zufii. 430 ; AnitchkofFs Venial Ceremonial Songs in the West and anions; the Slavonians reviewed.

Spring grass : assigned to West region of space, Zuni, 430

Springs : water as cure for eyes, Oxfordshire, 70-1

Squirrel : hunted at Wakes, Dufifield &c., 186-7

Staining Hall : ghost, 179-80

Stang, riding the, Hesse, 319

Stanton Harcourt : ghosts, 67, 414 ; ghost of suicide laid in pond, 67

Stanton St. John : ghost, 184

Stars : {see also Astrology ; Evening Star : Great Bear constellation ; Milky Way ; North Pole Star ; and Zodiac); emu constellation, W.Aus- tralia, 362; folklore of, 316; in patriarchal legends, 198; in proverb, Basutos, 418 ; red star as crest, N. Amer. Indians, 21 ; sacrifice and worship to, Harran, 193

Steeple Barton : suicide, burial of, 74

Stingaree fish : spear for, Queensland 322

Stone Age, beliefs of, 12-3

Stones : crystal, possession of, desig- nates Scythian king, 48-9 ; in divination, Ba-Thonga, 115; magic, to increase crops. New Caledonia &c., 256 ; piled to keep dead under ground, 16; The Voice of the Stone of Destiny, an Enquiry into the Choice of Kings by Augury, by E. S. Hartland, i, 28-60 ; as votive offer- ing, Olympia, 266 ; with holes, as amulets, W. Highlands, 96

Stonesfield : May Day rhyme, 169 ; suicide, burial of, 73

Story from Rasto de Cao, A, Folktale,

135

Story of Indra Bangsawan, The, by A. S. Cumming, 385-407

Strathy : fishing beliefs, 305

Stratonicea : hair as votive offering, 267

Stray Notes on Oxfordshire Folklore, by P. Manning, 65-74, 167-77, 410-4

Stromness : wise woman sells wind, 301-2

Stuble\' : thyme smell records mur- der, 180

Studies in the Fairy Mythology of Arthurian Romance, by Miss L. A. Paton, reviewed, 437-43

Sugar cane : growth-influencing power, New Caledonia, 419

Suicides : apparitions of, Oxfordshire, 65-8 ; burial in sight of sea drives off herring, Ross-shire, 369-70, 374- 5; buried behind church, Ross-shire, 369 ; traditions of, Oxfordshire, 73- 4 ; water from skull cures epilepsy, Ross-shire, 370

Summer : {see also under months^ ; assigned to South region of space, Zufii, 430

Sun : disc shown as wheel, 289 ; eclipses, beliefs about, India and Mexico, 203, W. Australia, 341, 358, 360 ; names for, VV. Australia, 341 ; statue of Helios, Rhodes, 271

Sunday : {see also Easter Sunday ; and Whit Sunday) : first in Novem- ber, for wakes, Duffield, 185-6 ; for Imperios do Espirito Santo festival, Azores, 137-9: for magic rite to obviate barrenness, Punjab, 102

Sun-making, New Caledonia, 252

Sunwise : fishing boat must turn. Highlands, 301

Sussex, see Bosham ; Chichester : Eastbourne ; and Hastings

Sutherlandshire : {see also Armadale ; Assynt ; Bonarbridge ; Reay ; Sand- side ; and Strathy) ; counting fish- ing boats unlucky, 303 ; pointing with forefinger at fishing boats un- lucky, 303

Sutos, see Basutos

Swallow : in folktale. Central Africa,

445 Sweden : sprain charm, 372 ; south, troll sends out milk-hares," 97