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Index.

gamy, 84-91, 277-8, 287, 364-74, 402-25, 488-91, 494; family guarantees wife's conduct, China, 265 ; Forest of Dean, 237 ; Gran Chaco, 519-20 ; Greek, 249, 287-91 ; group marriage, Aga- thyrsoi, 290 ; India, 426-48 ; Lord Avebury on Marriage, Totemism, and Religion, by A. Lang, 402- 25 ; mother-in-law tabued, 25 ; omens, see Omens ; Persia, 269 ; purchase and exchange, Bantu, 120-1, Hausas, 219, India, 428- 40, 442-6; song, Hesse, 113; tabus, 84-5, 87, Greece, 286-7, Yoruba, 262 ; Tibet, 447 ; Wales, 512 ; wedding-cake in divination, Clare, 205 ; willow garlands, 19 ; ' wooset ' hunting, Hants, 302 ; Yakut, 366 Marriages, ritual, 198-9, 229 Marsyas, flaying of, 191 Marten : name, Ireland, 450 ; un- canny, Clare, 451 Martinmas : feast, Clare, 207,

Sweden, 252 Maryfort : cock sacrificed, 51 ;

butterfly as soul dwelling, 455 Masai: fission of clans, 371, 374;

influence of, 252 ; notes on, 253 Masks : Bushongo, 44 (plate) ; Dorset, 302 ; Morocco, 166, 171 (plate), 173 Mason Head : saint saluted, 59 Masquerades: Bohemia, 516; at Great Feast, Morocco, 160-81 (plate) Master Thief type of folk-tales,

S18 Matlock Bridge : funeral garlands,

321 Matriarchy, see Mother-right May : (see also May Day ; May Eve ; Shick Shack Day) ; mas- querade, Morocco, 177 ; Whit- suntide originally May feast, Sweden, 252 May bushes. Old May Day, Clare,

206 May Day : cattle cures, Clare, 339 ; charms, Clare, 340 ; folk-songs, Hants, 297, 299, Switzerland, 116; Garland Day, Hants, 297, 299 ; May dances, Hants, 296-7, 299 ; May-horns, Hants, 299 ; May Queen etc., Hants, 298 ; Old, May bushes, Clare, 206

May Eve : in " taking " milk, Clare, 339-40 ; well customs, Clare, 208 Mayo : (see also Clare island ; Iniskea island) ; holy well, 209 Maypole ; Hants, 297-8 Mazagan : masquerade, 175 Meal : as protective, Clare, 58 Measuring, as charm, Clare, 57 Meat : in charm, Clare, 57 Meath, see Tara Mecca : pilgrimage, 135 Medical folklore : (see also Charms and spells) ;

diseases and injuries treated : — boils, 150, 163 ; cancer, 305-6 ; cattle diseases, 339 ; consump- tion, 27 ; freckles and sunburn, 305 ; fright 27 ; headache, 150 ; indigestion, 58 ; jnrtn-striking, 149 ; nausea, 58 ; rheumatism, 27 ; shingles, 238 ; skin dis- eases, 163 ; snakebite, 305 ; stomach complaints, 58 ; thrush, 238 ; toothache, 58 ; warts, 56-7 ; whooping cough, 57 ; "worm," 455 ; wounds, 28 ; forefinger poisonous, 27 ; localities : — China, 265 ; Clare, 339, 456; England, 27, 238, 304-6 ; Germany, 27 ; Greece, 113; Ireland, 27, 56-8; Italy, 28 ; Lancashire, 27 ; Malta, 27 ; Morocco, 149-50, 158, 163 ; Palestine, 491-3 ; Romans, 113 ; Wales, 512 ; remedies : — blood, sacrificial,

149 ; borax, 238 ; cabbage, 113 ; dog broth, 27 ; dog fat, 27 ; earthworms, 28 ; ferret ' leav- ings,' 57; hawthorn bark, 58; herbs, 304-5, 456 ; intestines, 150; moss, 456; mummy, 491-3 ; skins of sacrificed ani- mals, 163 ; smoke from burnt stomach, 150 ; snake fat, 305 ; toad, 305-6 ; water at Great Feast, 158 ; water from special sources, 56-8, 339 ; wheat, 238 Medicine-men, see Wizards Medina : in folk-tale, Hausas, 68-9 Mediterranean : Mosso's The Dawn of Mediterranean Civilisation reviewed, 510-1 Medusa, 199-200

Meetings, 1-7, 129-30, 273-6, 362, 401