Page:Folk-lore - A Quarterly Review. Volume 17, 1906.djvu/81

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The European Sky -God. 71

facts. The Celtic sky-god in his darker aspect, from whom the Insular, like the Continental, Celts traced their descent, was somehow related to a king, a sacred tree, and a champion, all alike bearing his name. The precise nature of that relation should not be obscure to those who have followed my previous papers. It will, I hope, be clearly demonstrated in the sequel.

Arthur Bernard Cook.