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Index.

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Shark : fin in sacred grove, Loango, 402 ; as totem, Shortland islands,

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Shawia tribe, Morocco : midsummer eating ceremony, Morocco, 36 ; no midsummer water customs, 32

Sheba, Queen of, see Queen of Sheba

Sheep : black, ghost as, Wye valley, 175 ; ewe in May song, Padstow, 58 ; in lullaby, Argyllshire, 451 ; in New Year custom, Morocco, 41, Scotland, 211 ; sacrificed, Morocco, 41, Rome, 331 ; straw, marjoram, and alum burnt to protect, Morocco, 28

Shelha, Morocco : midsummer belief,

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Shells, sea : in burial ceremony, Loango, 400 ; for grottoes, St. James's day, Leytonstone &c., 180- I ; offered after childbirth &c., S. Nigeria, 435, 439

Shetland islands : ship procession, 259

Shingles disease, Anglo-Saxon name for, 363

Ship : in procession, Casteltermini, 256, Luxor, 257, Nola, 247 {plate), Palermo, 250, Shetland islands «&c., 259 ; ship car sacred, ancient Europe, 259

Shluh tribes : 27-30 ; midsummer beliefs and customs, 32-4, 36-7, 42 ; New Year fires, 41 ; ploughing custom, 38-9

Shooting, see Hunting

Shortland islands : {see also Alu, Bagama volcano ; and Balbi mountains); folklore of, 114-5

Shropshire : {see also Bishop's Castle ; and Pulverbatch) ; folk-song, 127 ; Offa's Dyke, tradition of, 175

Shrovetide : cockfighting, Aberdeen- shire, 204

Siam : Malay States of, 487 ; offerings by fowlers, 488-9

Sibokos or forbidden animals, Bantu, 112, 233, 356-7

Sibylla, legends of, 416

Sicily : {see also Girgenti ; Messina ; Palermo ; and Selinunte) ; three- eyed Cyclops, 276

Si"kle : in harvest ceremony, Ulster,

Sidi Busmen : charred branches from New Year fire to sanctuary of, Morocco, 40-1

Sign language : schoolchildren, Scot- land, 216

Sikes, E. E., Riddle-Story from the Wye Valley, 352

Silver : cimaruta amulet always of, Naples, 134; metal of lunar god- dess, 153 ; water containing, as charm, Scotland, 334-6

Silver Water, by E. Lovett, 334-5 {plate), 336

Silvii, dynasty. Alba Longa, 287, 291

Silvius, King, see King Silvius

Sirena amulet against evil eye, Naples,

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Sirens, possibly in cimaratu amulet, Naples, 151

Sistrum, perhaps key of cimaruta, 143

Sitho, King, see King Sitho

Skeleton, evil being as, Australia, 430

Skidi Pawnee, see Pawnee Indians

Skirts, ladies', omens from, Jamaica, 72

Sky: Atira, deity. Pawnees, 117; The European Sky-God, by A. B. Cook, 260-332, 462 ; name given to mother of twins, Ba-Ronga, 300; supernatural beings in, Australia, 106 ; twins the children of, Ba- Ronga, 300

Skye, Isle of : saying while swinging, 86

Sloth : skin worn as charm, Congo, 380-1, and for mourning, Congo, 380

Smallpox : Anglo-Saxon name for, 363 ; leopard's skin protects from, Loango, 391

Smith, Miss P. C, Annancy Tales, 8

Smoke : good for eyes, Morocco, 29 ; magic qualities of, Europe, 45, Morocco, 30 ; mysterious, Cadney,

224-5 . Snake : in amulet, Naples, 135, 149- 51. I53> 157, 160 {plates); asp crown of Isis, 150; associated with world-tree, 153 ; blinded by rain of April 27th, Morocco, 33 ; charm against, Morocco, 33 ; charm-stones fashioned by vipers, Caithness, 336 ; destroyed by St. Hilda, Whitby, 333-4 ; genius as, Romans, 298 household, associated with children. Teutons, 151 ; Nereid in shape of, Crete, 22 ; pythonassiboko,Batlaru, 357 ; reincarnation in, Madagascar, 230, 235, Masai, 235 ; repelled by moon, and moon plants, 138 ; skin

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