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Index.

gaol-fever, 137 ; jaundice, 35 ; madness, 139 ; nightmare, 139 ; stomach trouble in cows, 33 ; uterine, 145 ; wounds, 35 ; English Medicine in the Anglo- Saxon Times^ by J. F. Payne, reviewed, 362-5 ; localities :

Anglo-Saxon, 364-5; Cambridge- shire, 337 ; Ireland, 335 ; Mon- mouthshire, 166 ; Morocco, 29, 33, 35-6,41, 46; remedies :

ashes of midsummer fire, 29, or of New Year fire, 41 ; eggs, 33 ; harebells, 177 ; henna, 33 ; mar- joram, 36 ; moon daisy, 145 ; pennyroyal, 35-6 ; plants, 364-5 ; rain-water of Apl. 27th, 33 ; rue, 137-9 j seeds of cress, 33 ; smoke, 35, from burning wild cat, 46 ; water boiled with flint arrowheads, 335 ; water collected at New Year, 41 ; water from virtuous wells, 166

Medusa legend, 350-2

Meetings, 1-5, 7, 129-31, 241-2, 369-70

Melanesia : {see also Fiji islands ; Shortland islands ; and Solomon islands) ; origin of aborigines of Austraha and Tasmania, loi

Melos : folktale, 24

Melquarts Temple, Malta, 130

Members deceased, 6, 129, 131, 242

Members elected, 1-2, 6, 129, 131,

241, 369

Members resigned, i, 6, 129, 131,

242, 369

Memory, charm to strengthen,

Morocco, 33 Menhirs, see Stones Mequinez : lustration ceremony, mid- summer, 32 ; poplar fire purifies houses &c., June, 29 ; widow's tent burnt, midsummer, Morocco, 31 Mercia : charter of King Edgar, 123 Merionethshire, see Festiniog Merhn legend, 370, 407-27, 462-3 Mermaid beliefs : Faroes, 487 Merman beliefs : Iceland, 359 Messina : festival of " La Vara," 248-9 Metals in folklore, see Copper ; Gold ;

Iron ; and Silver Melius Fuffetius, dictator of Alba, 325 Mexico : ancient, swinging round poles, 461

Mezentius, King, see King Mezentius

Middlesex, see London

Midlothian, see Edinburgh

Midnight : charm against rupture, Monmouthshire, 65 ; stones dropped by Devil and wizard, Gloucester- shire, 175

Midsummer Customs in Morocco, by Dr. E. Westermarck, 2, 27-47

Midsummer Day : dedication day of temple of Fors Fortuna, 284-5 '■> ^'^ festival of Santa Rosalia, Palermo, 250

Midsummer Eve : bonfires, Morocco, 29, 31 ; customs on, Europe and Morocco, 44 ; divination on, Mon- mouthshire, 65

Milk : drunk by spirits, Huculs, 51 ; offered to Nereids, Greeks, 21

Milky Way : a river, Aranda, 429

Mirror, see Looking-glass

Miscellaneous Notes from Monmouth- shire, by Miss B. A. Wlierry, 63-7

Misfortune, charm against, Jamaica, 77

Missolonghi : charm to destroy waterspout, 19 1

Mistletoe : associated with sun and Fortune's wheel, Greece and Italy, 284-5 ; Ixion, mistletoe god, Greece, 285 ; opens locks, 143 ; quintessence of oak, Greece and Italy, 284

Mitchel Troy : house nightly de- stroyed, 64-5

Mitteiliingen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft in Wien reviewed,

491-3 Alitteiltingen der Verbandes deutscher

Vcrein fiir Volkskunde, reviewed,

491-2 Mnasara tribe, Morocco : midsummer

fires, 29, but not water customs,

32 ; New Year fire custom, 41 Mock Burial, by Miss E. Villiers, 225 Mock Mayor of Headington, The, by

W. H. Jewitt and Miss C. S. Burne,

464-5 Mogador : Berber tribes, 27 Mohammedanism, see Islam Moharram : loth, fire and water

customs, Morocco, 40- 1 Monday : in game, Ross-shire, 81 Monitor lizard : in folktale, Loango,

403-4 ; in proverb, Loango, 403 ;

skin in sacred grove, Loango, 404 Monkey : {see also Chimpanzee) ; in

folktale, Loango, 388