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Index.

it, China, 264 ; virgins* garlands, England and Wales, 321-2, 496; wreath on unmarried dead, Ger- many, III ; Wales, 496, 512

Death, demons of, Silesia, 248

Death, origin of : A-Kamba, 259 ; Bushongo, 44

Decameron, The, by A. C. Lee, reviewed, 377-8

Deccan : folk-tale, 197; evil spirits expelled towards, 230

December, see Christmastide ; St Lucy's Day; St Stephen's Day; St Thomas' Day

Deer : in game, Malays, 239

Deioneus, 285

Deiphontes, 284

Deity, conceptions of : All-Father beliefs, 267, 378, 387-8, 397, 412-25 ; Andamanese, 378-9 ; Assam, 267; Australia, 413-21; Bushongo, 387-8 ; Nigeria, 397 ; North America, 419-20; Pyg- mies, 378

Delphi : rites of Hestia, 281 ; shrine, 281

Demeter, 200

Demnat : divination, 154-5 > Great Feast, 141-2, 144, 147, 149 ; mas- querade, 174

Demons and evil spirits : (see also Devil ; J inns) ; alien races as, 376-7 ; Ceylon, 125 ; charm against, Morocco, 150 ; expelled annually, India, 230-1, by blood of sacrifice, Morocco, 148, gun- powder, Morocco, 140, 143, salt and charcoal, Morocco, 142-3, smoke of hair, Morocco, 145 ; fear bells, Hants etc., 313; in folk-tales, Silesia, 246, 248 ; Hants, 313-4; possession, see Possession

Denmark : (see also Faroe islands) ; ballads, 31-2, 38; sagas, 271

Derbyshire, see Ashover ; Castle- ton ; Chesterfield ; Eckington ; Eyam ; Heanor ; Ilkeston ; Mat- lock Bridge ; Staveley

Derrynavahagh : well, 210

Devil : black cocks sacrificed to, Clare, 51 ; brought by burning elder. Staffs., 24; in folk-tale, Perth, 330-1 ; leagued with Free- masons, Hesse, m ; in place- names, Hants, 309-10 ; in pro- verb, Norway, 216

Devil Outwitted type of folk-tales,

124, 248, 518 Devil's coach-horse : guided Judas,

Clare, 455 ; lucky to kill, Clare,

455

Devon : (see also Ashburton ; Ottery St Mary) ; amulet, 274 ; exhibits, 3, 274 ; folk-song, 327 ; folk-tale, 48-9; "neck," i

Dieri : missionary influence, 418 ; transmigration to trees, 84

Digenes, epic of, 249

Dione, the goddess, 280

Dionysus, 199, 229, 281-2

Dirt : lucky, Clare, 204

Diseases : (see also under names) ; expelled by oleander, Morocco, 179-80 ; origin of, Bushongo, 44

Divination : (see also Omens) ; China, 264-5 > from cake, Clare, 205 ; from dreams, Clare, 205 ; from melted lead, Clare, 205 ; from palm nuts, Yoruba, 261-2 ; from sacrificed animal, Morocco, 152-5 ; from touching blindfolded, Clare, 204 ; of courtship, Clare, 205 ; of death, Clare, 204 ; of emigration, Clare, 204 ; of health, Morocco, 154-5 ; of mar- riage, Clare, 204-5, Staffs., 36; of prosperity, Clare, 204, Mor- occo, 154-5 ; of weather, Moroc- co, 154-S

Divining rods : 425 ; Sussex, 130

Dock : charms nettle stings, Clare, 456

Dodona : Zeus cult, 280

Dog : causes eclipses, China, 264 ; Celestial, causes ill-temper, China, 264 ; dog-badger, Clare, 451 ; in dreams, Clare, 204 ; fat cures consumption, Germany, 27, rheumatism, Lanes, and Con- naught, 27, and weakness, Eng- land, 27 ; Finn's dog, Clare, 449 ; in folk-tales, Hausas, 63-5, Nigeria, 395-7, Papuans, 126; greyhound, at Great Feast, Mor- occo, 133-4 ■> i" myth, Bushongo, 44; in proverbs, Glos., 239, Manipur, 473, 475, Norway, 215, 217 ; slayer unclean, Morocco, 144 ; supernatural, Clare, 449 ; tabued, Yoruba, 262

Dolls : Iroquois, 272

Dolmens : name of, Clare, 209 ; offerings at, Clare, 213 ; sacri-