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TABULATION OF FOLKTALES. 71

[No. 24.]

Title of Story.— Tobacco.

Dramatis Personae.— Wise men.— Fools.

Abstract of Story. — When tobacco came into the world, and wise men saw it, they took it and smelt it ; the wise men who followed them took it and smoked it, and watched it smoke ; the fools of Pemba thought it was food, and took it and ate it.

Alphabetical List of Incidents.

Tobacco, eating and smoking of.

Where published. — SwaUU Tales, by Edward Steere. London, 1870. Story No. 15, p. 415.

Nature of Collection, whether:—

1. Original or translation. — Translated from Swahili, by Dr. Steere.

2. If hy word of mouth, state narrator's name.

3. OtJwr particulars.

Special points noted by the Editor of the above.— -^*^.

Remarksiby the Tabulator.— -^i^-

(Signed) Janet Key.

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