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INDEX.

Aberceomby (Hon. J.), Beliefs and Meligious Ceremonies of the Murd- vins, 65-135 ; Legends from County Meath, 313-314

Aberdeenshire, practices of witches in, 277-286

Accounts, 17, 373

Adders avoid the rowan-tree, Scotland, 41

, curative powers of, 43

iEsop of Joach, Camerarius, story from, quoted, 180

African folklore, 22-25

Agriculture, goddess of, Mordvin, 71, 73; goddess, influence upon, Mord- vins, 105

Agricultural folklore, see " harvest customs "

Aino folklore, 57-58

Allah, mystical attributes of the name, 155

Arnazulu, custom of addressing hus- bands, 158

America, harvest custom in, 51-52

, London ballads related in,

27-35

American Indians, well superstitions

among,

40

, South, tribes, change of

names after death, 156, 157

Analysis of customs, &c., 3, 11-16

Ancestor worship, Coorg, 304

, Mordvin s, 74

Ange Patyai, Mordvin goddess, 101

Animal lore, Coorg, 295-297

names for the last sheaf of

corn, 45

sacrifice at sowing time, Mord-

vins, 66 ; burial of flesh in house, Mordvin, 1 27

suicide, Scandinavia, 55

superstitions, Scotland, 42-43

Animals, Chinese beliefs as to, 319

Animals, God of the, Mordvin, 71 , kneeling of, to worship the

pyx, 26 , man's connection with,

California, 24-25

-, protection for, from witches,

277-278

, speech of, California, 2 4

, domestic, protected by spirits,

Mordvin, 73; Votyak, used for sacri- fice, 129 Annual meeting, 18-21, 374-375

report, 1-16, 356-372

Antrim harvest custom, 314 Ants, legend as to, Mordvin, 1 06 Arrow-points, belonged to little men,

California, 24 Arwaker's select fables, quoted, 184 Aspen, superstitions about the, Scot- land, 41 Australians, reluctance to tell names

among, 158 Austrian stories of Rumpelstiltskin,

148-149 Ayrshire harvest customs, 47-48

Babcock (W. n.)> London Balladx,

27-35 Baldur story parallel, 61 Ballads (London) related in America,

27-35 Bargains made at a pillar, Limerick,

37 Barnes (Rev. W.), MS. collection of

folklore, 202 Basket, game of, 231 Basque story, Rumpelstiltskin type,

150-151 Bat, legend of the, Mordvin, 77-78 Batcombe Cross, Dorset, 25-26 Bears believed to attack pregnant

women, 55 ; suicide of, 65 '——', talking of, California, 24