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Index.

Wad Dra valley, Morocco, 27

Wagtail : in folktale, Loango, 399

Wales, see U7ider names of counties

Wallachia, see Huculs

Walpari tribe : taboos, 472

Wandorobo tribe : deluge legend, 236 ; in Masai legend, 235

Warramunga tribe : taboos, 472 ; organisation, 469, 473

Washing, ceremonial, see Bathing

Water : (see also Lakes ; Ponds ; Rain ; Rivers and streams ; Springs ; and Wells) ; dirty, unlucky to step over, Jamaica, 69 ; lustration ceremonies, midsummer, Morocco, 32, New Year, Morocco, 41 ; magic energy at midsummer, Morocco, 32, and New Year, Morocco, 41 ; provided at night for duppies, Jamaica, 70 ; thrown out at night may wet duppy, Jamaica, 70

Water-buck : head and horns in sacred grove, Loango, 404

Water gods : Dianus (Janus), Nemi, 289-90 ; Jupiter, 274

Water-nymphs in Greek folklore, 21; Italy, 290

Water spirits : Faroes, 487

Waterspouts : charm to destroy, Greeks, 190- 1

Weasel : uses rue as protective, 137-8

Weather lore: {see also 'R.a.in; Storms; and Wind) ; Jupiter as weather god, 263-72 ; omens of weather, Ja- maica, 75

Webb, F. N., Spnpathy, 337

Wedding customs and beliefs, see Marriage customs and beliefs

Wednesday : {see also Whit- Wednes- day ) ; in game, Ross-shire, 81

Weights : stones used as hung in fruit trees, Morocco, 36

Weimar : Mitzschke's Sagenschatz dtr Stadt IVe/mar reviewed, 491 -3

Wells : fairies dance round, Mon- mouthshire, 176 ; Fontus, god of, 290 ; of Juturna, Rome, 271-2 ; Vir- tuous wells, Trelleck, 165-6, 176-7

Wer-beasts : crocodile, Congo, 392-3 ;

leopard, Loango, 392-3 IVest Africa before Europe, and Other Addresses, by E. W. Blyden, re- viewed, 495-6

West African Beliefs, by A. Lang,

109-113 Westermarck, Dr. E., Midsummer Customs in Morocco, 2, 27-47

West Indies, see Jamaica

Westman Isles : beliefs about puffin, 488, and little auk, 489 ; folksongs, 489

W^estmoreland : folk-songs, 127

Weston, Miss J. L. : The Scoppio del Carro at Florence, 131, 182-4; note on The Legend of Merlin, 427

West wind (Bunzi) : basket fetish brought by, Loango, 378-9

Whale : vertebrae in sacred grove, Loango, 401 ; v.'orld rests on two whales, 423

Wheat : burnt in Midsummer fires, Morocco, 31 ; eaten ceremonially, midsummer, Morocco, 36, and at sowing, Morocco, 39, and tent- pitching, Morocco, 39-40

Wheel : amulet in shape of, China, 369 ; burning, rolled down hill, Germany, 45 ; cakes in shape of, Romans, 272 ; on coinage, Italy, 272 ; solar wheel of mistletoe god, Greece, 285 ; sun the wheel of For- tuna, Italy, 285 ; as symbol of sun, Romans, 272

Wherry, Miss B. A. : communication by, 187-90; Miscellaneous Notes from Monmouthshire, 63-7

Wherry, Mrs. A. : The Dancing- Tower Possessions of Italy, 131, 242-57 {plates) ; The Elder Tree, 100 ; exhibit by, 1 31

Whistling : if in night, duppies may catch voice, Jamaica, 70

Whitby : arms of, 334 (plate) ; St. Hilda's snakes, 241 ; Whitby Snake- Ammonite Myth, by E. Lovett, 333-4 (plate)

White : colour of fairies, Monmouth- shire, 63 ; if ghost in, dangerous, Jamaica, 74

White animals, see Chicken ; Cock ; Fowls ; Fulmar ; Horse ; Puffin ; and Snake

White magic, see Charms and spells ; Wise women ; atid Wizards

Whit-Sunday : Coptic name for, 43

Whitsuntide, in droll. Forest of Dean, 178-9

Whit-W ednesday : mock mayor, Headington, 464-5

Whooping-cough, charm against, Adisham, 225

Widows : childless, tent burnt for luck, Midsummer, Morocco, 31