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INDEX.

389

Coorg Folklore, 295-30G

Corgarff, witch stories from, 277, 278,

279,281,282, 283 Corncraik, foretelling by the, Scotland,

43 Corn-riddle used as boat by witch, 285 Cornish story of Rnmpelstiltskiu, 143-

144 Cornwall, harvest custom, 315 Corpse, unluck of looking upon, Spain,

174 Council of the Society, 19, 375 Counting out rhymes. 257-259 County committees, 357-363 Cows, measured by spanning, 282

, safeguards for, against witches,

277-278 Creation legend, Africa, 22-23

, Altai, 131-134

, Mordvins, 67-70, 75-78

Cromwell, Irish legend of, 37 Cross, legend of erection of, at Bat- combe, 26 Crow, unluck of shooting, Siberia, 61

, rhyme on the, 251

Cuckoo, legend of, Mordvin, 104

, unluck of, Scotland, 43

Curiosity in women, Mordvin tradi- tion, 128 Customs, analysis of, 3

• , analysis, allotment of work,

173

Dances in games of children, 206

at sacrifices, Coorg, 305

Danes, legends of, in co. Meath, 313 Dead, bringing to life of, Buddhist

tales, 310, 311

, reluctance to speak of, 1 56

■ bodies, devil trying to take away,

^ 289

Death customs, Coorg, 300 Death's messenger, 179-191 Deaths of members, 1 Deities, mystical attributes of the

names of, 155 Derbyshire sayings, 291-293 Devil, stories of, 287-290

, assuming shape of black horse, 26

, gullability of, in folktales, 149

Devil's grandmother, Italy, 317

stone, Somersetshire, 61

Devonshire hobby-horse, 265 ; yeth

hounds, 265 Divining rhymes, 249-250 Dog, Burmese tale relating to, 308-309

, devil in shape of, 287

, legend of the, Mordvin, 76

Dogs honoured by the Votyaks, 1 29 , souls of dead pass into, Chuvash,

131 Domestic animals protected by goddess,

Mordvin, 104 Dorsetshire, Batcombe Cross, 25-26

children's games, 202-264

Dove, legend of, Scandinavia, 57 Dragon in the morris dance, 336 Dramatic games, children's, 215-231 Dreams, ideas as to, New Guinea, 320 Drinking festival among Orkney fisher- men, 45 Drop the handkerchief, game of, 212 Drowning, superstitions against rescue

from, Scotland, 44 Dualistic ideas regarding Creation,

Mordvin, 75 Dublin municipal custom as to beggars,

36 Ducks off, game of, 235 Duke of Kideo, game of, 222 Dumb motions, game of, 230 Dumfriesshire harvest custom, 48 Dumping in connection with harvest

customs, 52-53

Ears pierced, Spanish custom of, 316

Earth-god, Mordvin, 71

Easter custom of egg-giving, North- umberland, 318

Egg -giving at Easter, Northumberland, 318

Eggs, rolling of, down a hill, on Bel- tane day, 265

Euphemisms, practice of adopting, 157

Evil spirits, antagonism to g(X>d spirits, Mordvin, 73-74

Fairies, necklace belonging to, 308 Fall of man, legend, Mordvin, 79-80 Famine legend, Aino, 58 Father of household, the priest, Mord- vin, 84, 89 Festivals, Coorg, 301-304 Festival-days, Mordvin, 85, 102 Festival, summer, Mordvin, 107-113

of Uphellya, Scandinavia, 178

Fifeshire harvest custom, 51-52 .

Finnish tribes of the Mordvins, 128 Fire, ever-burning, 11-16

-, guardian spirits originate from,

Mordvin, 72-74

, rekindling of, at the sacrificial

feast, Mordvin, 90

, power of witch over, 286

First foot on New Year's day, 53 Fisheries guarded by spirits, 73