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Index.

441

Rajmahal tribes : purification by means of blood, India, 45

Rajputs : observance of Dasahra festival, 29 ; sword worship, 29

Rakshasa : a malevolent demon, India, 48

Rama : a deified hero, India, 28, 39

Ramlila festival, India, 28, 39

Ravana : a demon, India, 39, 46

Regicide, 350

Regifugium, the, 33

Religious Basis of Social Union, Dr. F. W. Bussell, 339-52

Reviews of books, 101-12, 216-24, 330-4, 418-30

Rickets : cure for, Wales, 213-4

Rites de passage, India, 49-50, 58

Rivers, W. H. R. : History of Melanesian Society, reviewed, 216-20 ; on kinship and social organisation, 134 ; Sun Cult and Megaliths in Oceania, 428

Robber Band, the : in Greece, 353

Rock : worship of, Sussex, 163

Rock-crystal : used as an amulet, 406

Rome : arms festival 54 ; atti- tide of nobles to plebeians, 353

Rose, E. H. and H. J. : Folklore Scraps, England, 210

Rose, H. A. ; Glossary of Tribes and Castes, Punjab and North- West Frontier Province, re- viewed, 1 1 1-2

Roumanian Folk Tales, by Miss F. Browne, 296-329, 389-400

Rouse, W. H. D. : review of E. C. Quiggin, Essays and Papers presented to William Ridgeway, 107-8

Royalty : development of, 350

Run-away Mop, the : Worcester- shire, 95

Sacrifice : see Blood Sacrifice, Human Sacrifice

St. Clement's Day : obser- vances, Worcestershire, 96

St. James of Compostella : his emblem, 409

St. LawTence's Day : observances, Worcestershire, 96

St. Thomas's Day : observances, Worcestershire, 95

St. Valentine's Day : customs at Stratford-on-Avon, 94

Salt : a protective, Berbers, 232

Sami : a sacred tree, India, 36, 55

Samoa : Nature myths from, 172-81

San Sebastian : tree burnt at, 416

Santal tribe : Maghsim festival, 50 ; annual hunt, 52

Saraswati : the goddess, penance done by, 43 ; invoked, 49

Sarsen stones, Sussex, 167

Saturnalia, India, 41

Savages : meaning and etymology of the term, 11 ; mild type of, 13-4 ; predatory type of, 14 ; their mind not defective, 127 ; their interpretation of civilised customs, 1 30 ; their theory of ghosts, 125-6 ; their theory of death, 132

Savara tribe, India, 33

Scapulae : used as charms, Mor- occo, 243

Scottish Folklore : Notes on, 93-4, 208-10

Scribes : charms written by, Ber- bers, 236

Sea-horse : dried, used as an amulet, 409

Serpentine Stone : used in amulets, 409

Shaddai : The Almighty, name of, engraved on amulets, 413

Shamanism, 248

Shawia Berbers : folk beliefs of,

225-54

Shropshire : children's songs, 160 ; wall, legend of, 160

Shrovetide : observances at, 359

Shrove Tuesday : observances, 362-75 ; at Cradley, 95-6

Silbury Hill : legends of, 168, 212

Sisters, the : their function in Primitive Society, 342

Sita, wife of Rama, 39

Skull : representation of, used as an amulet, 414 ; placed on houses, 44

Sleep : of deities, India, 37 ; sleeping in a sacred place, 85

Slug : entering house, stops cook- ing. East Africa, 74

Snail : a protective, Berbers, 235

Snake : guarding ruins. East Africa, 74 ; tale of a venomous, Kent, 157 ; folklore of, India, 171 ; scares evil spirits, 249 ; dreaded in West Indies, 263