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Index.

483

Valkyries, the, 440

Valetta : Easter customs, 79-80 ;

St. John's Eve, 77-8 Valverde : sunk in lake for lack of

charity, 130 Veddahs : barter, silent, 436 Venice : Mid-Lent bonfire, 92 Verrial Ceremonial Songs iti the West

and among the Slavonians, by

E. V. Anitchkoff, reviewed, 448 Vessel-Cup, The, by Miss C. S. Burne, ,419 Vice-Presidents, election of, 3-4 Victoria Nyanza, see Karague Vie futui-e cfapr^s le Masdt^isme a la

lumiere des croyances paralleles dans

les autres religions. La, by N.

Soderblom, reviewed, 104-5 Villa Franca (Azores) : in folktales,

127, 134 Virgin Mary, The : in folktales,

Azores, 128, 136-7, Spain, 130 Visits, first : special drink given,

Malta, 84 Vittoriosa : Easter Eve custom, 79 Vogelsberg : feast, 319 Voice of the Stone of Destiny, The,

an Enquiry into the Choice of

Kings by Augury, byE. S. Hartland,

I, 28-60 Volcanic eruptions, legends of, Azores,

128-30 Votive offerings : Greek, 260-91 ;

Korea, i, 6 Vowel Sounds of East Yorkshire

Folk Speech, by Rev. M. C. Morris,

noticed, 207 Vulture : augury from, ancient

Romans, 54 ; mythical, or Garuda,

389

Wagtail : in legend of Holy Family, Azores, 136 ; omen from, Azores, 136, India, 57 ; sacred, Azores,

136 Wakefield : no Guy, Nov. 5, 90 Wakelbura tribe : phratries, 429 Wales : [see also Brecknockshire ; and Carnarvonshire) r Nutt's Lady Guest's The Alabinogion reviewed, 107 ; Maclean's Tiie Literature of the Celts, its History and Romance, reviewed, 108-9 ! ^i^rth, Hallowe'en fires, 186 War : assigned to North region of space, Zufii, 430 ; charms against dangers of, Scotland, 98

Warleigh Manor : tradition of Civil War, 179

Washers of clothes, fairies as, Ross- shire, 380

Washington (U.S.A.) : Lorenzo Dow, 410-E

Water : {see also Ponds ; Rivers and streams; Springs; and Wells); assigned to West region of space, Zuiii, 430 ; in Chinese trigrams, 294 ; corresponds to cardinal point, China, 431 ; from sixpence blessed by seventh son, as remedy, Lewis, 371 ; from suicide's skull, as remedy, Ross-shire, 370 ; in which bezoar stone soaked, as remedy, Malays, 399, 406-7 ; into which gold has been thrown, as remedy, Ross-shire, 371-2

Water of life, in folktale, Punjab, 1 12

Weaning children : reason given, Germany, 182

Weasel : as crest, N. American Indian, 21

Weather ; controlled by sorcerers for cultivation. New Caledonia, 256 ; forecasts, Mexico, 203

Weaverthorp : harvest custom, 93

Wedding customs and beliefs, see Marriage customs and beliefs

Wedding-ring, thrown into water drunk as remedy, Ross-shire, 372

Week, days of, see Friday ; Satur- day ; Sunday ; Thursday ; and Tuesday

Wells : barren woman bathes in, Punjab, 102 ; ghosts laid in, Oxfordshire, 69 ; water cures sore eyes, Headington, 70, 184 ; well- house, Headington, 70, 183 {plate), 210

Werner, A., review by, — Dewar's China/?iwanga Stories, and Cronise and Ward's Ctmnie Rabbit, Mr. Spider, and the Other Beef, 444-6

Werwolf: Azores, 142; wer-boar, Macedonia, 447 ; wer-hyena, Nyanja tribe, 446

West : one of seven regions com- prising all space, Zufii, 430, and one of four regions, China, 431

West Australia : (ji?i? aA^ Beagle Bay; Binghis ; Cygnet Bay ; King's Sound ; Lagrange Bay ; North Kimberley ; and Roebuck Bay); folktales, 361-5

West Meath, see Athlone