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Index.

435

Clover : four-leaved, used as an amulet, 415

Cock : flying on the house-tops, unlucky, East Africa, 75 ; heart of, used as a charm, Berbers,

233

Cockchafer, the : sacred in Ger- many, 401

Cocoanut : broken at a child's grave, 41-2 ; shot at during annual hunt, Travancore, 53

Cold : cure for a, Berbers, 253-4

Colocynth fruit : used as a remedy, Berbers, 251

Comets and war, 171

Constantine, the Emperor, 355

Convulsions : amulet to prevent, 416

Cooking-pot : a protective, Ber- bers, 229

Copper : a protective, Berbers, 230

Cord : umbilical, its use by Ber- bers, 253

Corpse : hand of, used in stirring food, Berbers, 239 ; used in Obeah ritual, 293

Correspondence, 215

Council : Folklore Society, Report of, 3-10

Courtships : customs of, 12

Cowry shells : protectives, Ber- bers, 229

Crane fly : belief regarding, 401-2

Crooke, W. : The Dasahra festival, 25-59 ; The Listener to the Dead, 93 ; Reviews by — A. B. Cook, Zeus, 220-3 ; R. E. Enthoven, Folklore Notes, Guja- rat and Konkan, 424-6 ; Mrs. John Roberts, Khdsi Folklore, 426

Customs : explanations of, 116-7

Daddy-long-legs : folklore of, 401

Dames, M. Longworth : Review of Sir H. Risley, The People of India, 422-4

Dance : on May Day, Worcester- shire, 95 : of the Vaudoux, 259- 60

DandeUon : folklore of, Belgium, 170

Danteswari : worship of, India,

33 Dardaol : insect, folklore of, 430 Dasahra Festival, the, 28-59 Date stones used as amulets, 411

Davis, Miss G. M. N. : The Asiatic

Dionysos reviewed, 220-3 Dead, the : feeding of, 42 Death : savage theory of, 132 Death coach, the, 98, 215 Deccan : observance of Dasahra

festival, 36 Deer horns : used as amulets, 405 Deities : sleep of, Bengal, 37 Demons : expulsion of, India, 46 Deodar tree : used in purification,

45 Derbysliire : Little John's grave,

154 Devi : sword taken to her temple,

29 ; sacrifice offered to, 43 Devil, the : and barrows, 156 ;

obstructing Church building,

158 ; three jumps, 161 Devonshire : bee-lifting at a

death, dress omens, tale of a

witch, 155 Dikpala : regents of the sky,

India, 36-7 Divination : Berbers, 237, 242-4 Divine right of kings, 355 Dog : tooth of, used as a pro- tective, Berbers, 231 ; scares

evil spirits, 249 Dress : omens from, Devonshire,

155 ; folklore of, Gloucester- shire, 210 Dunster : king of, fighting king

of Porlock, 160 Durga : cult of, 28 ; doing

penance, 43 ; sacrifice at her

temple, India, 43 Durga Puja festival, India, 28 ;

blood-smearing of worshippers,

44 Durham : children's song, 155-6 ;

folklore of, 212 Durham, Miss M. E., on Burning

the Yule Log in Montenegro,

207-8

Ear of baby cut to cure rickets,

Wales, 213-4

Echo ; Naga explanation of, 85-6

Egg : Naga belief in creation

from, 84 ; when laid on a

bedstead unlucky. East Africa,

75 Egypt : cult of Isis and Osiris,

346 Elders : their functions in the Primitive Group, 342

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