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TABULATION OF FOLKTALES.

reach old king before the others, and tell of his daughter's wickedness. They are kept concealed till queen has returned and given false report of husband's death. — (6) Then king says he will bring the dead to life again, and bids the two men enter. Woman is thunderstruck at sight of her hus- band, and begs for mercy. King shows none, but puts her to sea with her accomplice in a ship pierced with holes, which soon sinks amid the waves.

Alphabetical List of Incidents.

Buried alive, husband, in vault with wife's corpse (3).

Husband of king's daughter must promise to be buried alive with her at

her death (2). Poor man's son joins army and rallies it to victory (1). Poor man's son marries king's daughter (2). Queen and lover put to see in ship which sinks (6). Queen false to her husband, and drowns him (4).

Reanimation of drowned husband by snake-leaves on mouth and eyes (5). Reanimation of snake by leaf on wound (3). Reanimation of wife by leaves on mouth and eyes (3) . Snake cut to pieces on nearing corpse (3).

Where published. — Grimm's Houselwld Tales. London, 1884. Tale No. 16, vol. i. pp. 69—72.

Nature of Collection, whether :—

1. Original or translation. — Translation by Margaret Hunt.

2. If hy word of mouthy state narrator^ s name.

3. Other particulars.

Special Points noted by the Editor of the above.— See Author's notes,

vol. i. pp. 356, 357.

Remarks by the Tabulator.— For inc. (l) cf. Callaway, Zulu Tales, p. 234. Campbell, ii. 446—448. Dasent, " The Widow's Son," p. 320.

For inc. (3) comp. Sinbad, 1001 Nights, ii. 137. Story of Polyidos and Glaukos, told by ^lian and Apollodorus. For custom of burial alive with corpse, see Ralston, Songs of the Russian PeojJle, p. 328. See also Corpus Poetioimi Boraali, i. 144.

For inc. 3 (life-giving leaves), cf. Basque Legends, p. 117. Benfey, Pan- chatantra, i. p. 454. Clodd, Myths and Dreams, p. 110. Coronedi-Berti, No. 14. Corpus Peoticum Boreali, i. 398 (Sigmund and Sinfjotli). Cox, Aryan Mythology, i. 160. Finnish Story, " Golden Bird." Folklore Re- cord, 1884, p. 98. Pouque's *' Sir Elidoc." Germania, xxi. p. 68. Gonzen- bach, Sicilianische M'drehen (dead prince revived by grass from Mount Calvary). Grimm, No. 60 (root) . Katha-sar it-sa gar a. ch..h^. ILo^ng, Cus- tom and Myth, "Moly and Mandragora." La Posillechejata, No, 1. Magyar FolMales, p. 55, and note, p. 341 (grass). Old Dcccan Days, p. 126, " Panch Phul Ranee," and p. 139. Past Days in India, Snake