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Index.

439

Limestone : used in amulets, 407,

408 Lion : supposed to be born when

rain is falling, 75 ; skin of,

used as a charm, Berbers, 240 Listener to the Dead, the, 93 Little John : grave of, 154-5 Lizard : an unlucky animal, Ban-

tus, 73, 74 Lloyd, Miss L. C. : obituary of,

gg-ioo London: game of "Tommy in

the Tubs," 157 Long Man of Wilmington, the,

162 Love charms : East Africa, 75-6 Lunatics : respect for, 348

Mackinnon, D. L. : on a game of

children, 215 McManus, Miss L. : Folk Tales

from Co. Mayo, Ireland, 178-95 Madras: deities doing penance, 43 Maghsim festivals : Santal tribe,

50 Magic, 346 ; black, in Australia,

90-1 ; sympathetic, in India,

31, 52 ; among Berbers, 239 ;

medicinal, Berbers, 245 Magician : the public, 349 Mahar tribe, India : girl possessed

at Dasahra festival, 30-1 ;

buffalo sacrifice, 41 ; girl swung,

48 Mahavrata : a Vedic rite, 40-1 Mahishasura : a demon, India, 58 Malayali tribe : annual hunt,

India, 53 Man : abnormal, deification of,

347

Mana : Manaism, 345, 349

Manism, 349

Manning, Percy : Bringing in the Fly, 400-3

Map, W. : De Nugis Curialium, reviewed, 101-3

Marathas : observance of Dasahra festival, 36-7 ; time for com- mencing campaigns, 51 ; sword worship, 54 ; bird cult at Dasahra festival, 57

Marrett, R. R. : Presidential ad- dress, 10-27 ; The Threshold of Religion reviewed, 109

Marriage : theories of, 123 ; con- nubium and prohibited degrees, 346

Matriarchy, 343

May Day : observances at Ship- ton-on-Stour and in Worces- tershire, 95

May garlands : in Worcestershire, 95

Medium, the, 348

Meetings of Folklore Society, 1-2, .113-14. 337-8

Mid Lent Sunday : observances, Worcestershire, 96

Migrations, 23, 349

JNIikado, the : immobility of, 32 ; his position, 350

Militarism : growth of, 353

JNIillipede : dreaded. East Africa, 73

Monarch, the : worship of, 354

Monday before Shrove Tuesday : observances, 360-1

Montenegro : burning the Yule Log, 207-8

Mothering Sunday in Worcester- shire, 94

Mothers, the : cult of, 346 ; god- dess in India, 36, 37

Mountains : the home of the dead, Indonesia, 144

Mtua Plant : magical. East Africa, 76

Muldarbi : an evil spirit, South- East Australia, 90

Munda tribe : annual hunt, India,

53 Myths in Samoa : their value, 179 Mzumai : a substance used in

magic. East Africa, 78

Naga tribe : head-hunting, India, 84-5 ; legend of origin, 86

Nails : time for cutting, Glouces- tershire, 210

Names : unlucky, not used, Ber- bers, 250

Nature : forms of, deified, 347

Nauratri festival : India, 29

Nepal : observances at Dasahra festival, 42 ; courts closed and prisoners released, 57

New Year's Day : securing of luck, Suffolk, 162 ; observances on, Durham, 212

Newar tribe ': blood sacrifices, 43

Nidget tree : visited by lovers, Oxfordshire, 139

Nim tree : its importance in village festivals, India, 34