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104 TABULATION OF FOLKTALES.

south wind, and the south wind threw down the calabash, and it struck our teacher Goso; you should not do it." Gazelle did not speak; they said it was the one who threw calabash that struck Goso, and they killed it.

Alphabetical List of Incidents.

Animals beaten for killing man (4, 5, 10, 11, 12).

Gazelle killed for killing man (12).

Man (teacher) killed by calabash (1).

Objects, icanimate, beaten for killing man (2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9).

Where published SwaUU Tales, by Edward Steere. London, 1870. Tale

No. 6, pp. 287—293.

Nature of Collection, whether :—

1. Original or translation. — Translated by Dr. Steere (Mombas dialect).

2. ^by word of mouth, state narrator's nanw. — Written out for Dr. Steere

by Mohammed bin Abd en Nuri, or Kathi (grandson of great Sheikh Mohammed on mother's side), whom Captain Burton said was only learned man on East African coast.

Special Points noted by the Editor of the above Goso the Teacher

is absurdly after the pattern of the " House that Jack built." Cf . Camp- bell, I. 157, " Murchag a's Mionachag."

(Signed) Janet Key.