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INDEX.

Tabulation of folk-tales, 3, 8-10, 364 Tahitians, non-use of words forming

part of sovereign's name, 158 Terry top, Cornish name for Rum-

pelstiltskin, 144 Thunder god, Mordvin, 71, 78-79 Tien, mystical attributes of the name,

155 Tiger-bunting customs, Coorg, 295 Tip-cat, game of, 234 Titteli Ture, Swedish name for Kum-

pelstiltskin, 147 Toad superstitions, Scotland, 42 Tom, Tit, Tot, a Suffolk folktale,

188-143 Ti sure legends, 313 Tree spirits, Mordvin, 73; New Guinea,

320

superstitions, Scotland, 41

Trees, sacred, sacrifices offered at their

roots, Mordviiis, 66 Trinidad, story from, 161 Truckle the Trencher, game of, 238 Twelfth Night festival, Mordvin, 128

Udal (J. S.)> Dorsetshire Children's Games^ 202-264

Vargaluska, Dancing, Magyar name for Rumpelstiltskin, 150

Village-god, Mordvin, 71

Virgin, Blessed, Mary, and the Lap- wing, tradition of, 57

Votyaks, tribe of the Mordvins, 128- 129

"Wall flowers, game of, 214 Wasps, objections to, Mordvin, 106 Water, divination by, Spain, 174

, witch's power over, 285

Water-god , Mordvin, 72

, the personification of evil, Vot-

yak, 128 Water-snake, horse-hair turned into,

317

Water-spirits, evil among the Mordvins,

67, 70 Weather prognostications in rhymes,

249 Wells, miraculous powers of, Wexford,

38 ; American Indian, 40 Wells and springs, god of, Mordvin, 72 Wexford folklore, 38-40 What are you weeping for, game of, 209 When first we went to school, game of,

218 Whistling at sea, 47 Whorl, stone, kept at mills, in Scotland,

201 Whuppity stoorie, Scottish name for

Rumpelstiltskin, 146 Widow's festival, Mordvin, 113-115 Wife-selling, Yorkshire, 318 Winterkobble, Hungarian name for

Rumpelstiltskin, 146 Witch, superstitions about, 277-286 , methods of finding, 279 ; of

undoing work by, 280-282 ; deeds

done by, 282-286 Witch story, Lancashire, GO-61 Witch of Badachallach, 284-286 Witch's tree, Scotland, 41 Witchcraft, punishment of, Aberdeen- shire, 176

, wolves connected with, 55

Woden legends, quoted, 153-154 Wolf, superstitions concerning, Scan- dinavia, 55 Women, married, festival of, Mordvin,

116-124 , pregnant, bears believed to

attack, 55 Wreck caused by witchcraft, 283

Yellowhammer, rhyme in Aberdeen- shire, 175 Yeth hounds, Devonshire, 265 Yorkshire harvest custom, 50 Yorkshire, wife-selling, 318