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Index.

Westmoreland : Kirby's Lakeland Words noticed, 207

Weston, Miss J. L. : review by, — Paton's Studies in the Fairy Mytho- logy of Arthurian Romance, 437-43

Wheat : given at funeral, Malta, ^t, ; thrown on newly-wedded, Malta, 82

Wheatley : ghost at, 69

Wheels, votive, Greece, 289

Whistling : on boat brings wind. Highlands, 301 ; not while baiting lines. Highlands, 301 ; whistle worshipped, Punjab, 102-3

Whistling sticks, see Bull-roarer

White : assigned to East region ot space, Zufii, 430, and to West, China, 431 ; in body patterns, W. Australia, 326-7, 330 : clay used in mourning, W. Australia, 366 ; wood shaved finely used at corroboree, W. Australia, 366 {plate)

White animals, see Bower-bird : Bull ; Dove ; Horse ; Moth ; and Tiger

Whitlows : healer sought, Ross-shire,

373

Whit Sunday : revels, Woodstock, 172

^Vhitsuntide : customs, Hesse, 319; revels, Oxford, 175, Woodstock, 17 1 -5 {plate')

Wick : herring men ignore salmon fishers, 304

Wilgy, composition worn as mourning, W. Australia, 366 {plate)

Willy-Willy-Wagtail, in folktale, W. Australia, 361-2

Wilts, see Monkton Farleigh

Wind : in amulet, China, 294 : assigned to North region of space, Zuiii, 430 ; bought from wise woman. Highlands &c., 301 ; eight winds allotted to eight cardinal points &c., China, 431 ; from knife stuck in mast. Highlands, 301 ; from knotted string &c., Scotland, 97, 302; moon eclipse omen of, W. Australia, 340 ; whistled for, Highlands, 301 ; wind-making. New Caledonia, 252,

Wine : spilling lucky, Malta, 85

Winter : {see also under tjionths') ; assigned to north region of space, Zufii, 430

Wise women : sell wind, Hebrides &c., 301-2

Wit and Wisdom of the South Lanca- shire Dialect, by F. E. Taylor, noticed, 207-8

Witchcraft : (see also Charms and spells ; .zW Witches) ; eggshells and sieves witches' boats, Scotland, 97; JVitchcratt and Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scot- land, by J. G. Campbell, reviewed, 97-8 : Witchcraft in Northern India, by W. Crooke, and K. N. Knox, 407-410 ; witch stones, Sutherland- shire, 210, 298, [plate) ; wrecks caused by, Scotland, 97

Witches : animal shapes of, 182, Scot- land, 97 ; powers of, Scotland, 97 ; smoke of house goes against wind, Scotland, 97

Wives : {see also Marriage customs and beliefs); select successor to dead king, Quiteve &c., 37, 59-60 ; slain in husband's grave, Bronze Age, 13, Thracians. 14

Wolf : {see also Werwolf) ; seventh son can appear as, Azores, 142

Women : {see also Marriage customs and beliefs ; Witches; aW Wives) ; not admitted to man-making, W. Australia, 334 ; Chinese estimate of, 294-5 ! g'fl babies eaten or buried, W. Australia, 336, 340, 352 ; killed for ceremonial offences, 252 ; moon does not want to eat women, but men, W. Australia, 340-1 ; mourning confined to, W. Australia, 325 ; old, have evil eye, W Highlands, 95 ; sign for women unlucky in divination, China, 294 ; stay 40 days in house after death, Malta, 83 ; taboos on cooking and eating, see Taboos ; unlucky to meet first, after fishing. Faroes, 306

Woodperry House : ghosts, 69, 1S4-5

Woodstock: " Whitsun Ale," 171-4

Wooing customs and beliefs, see Courting customs and beliefs

Woolpack, ghost appears as, Oxford- shire, 65

Woomerras, see Spear-throwers

Wootton : suicide, burial of, 74

Wcrminghall : rhyme, 168

Woljoballuk tribe, Aus., 431

Wounds : charms against, Ross-shire, 3S0, W. Australia, 342-3 ; cure for, Malta, 83-4

Wraiths of living, see Apparitions of living