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THE

FOLK-LORE JOURNAL

VOL. I.

(JANUARY—DECEMBER 1883.)


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Alter et Idem


LONDON:

PUBLISHED FOR THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY

BY ELLIOT STOCK, 62, PATERNOSTER ROW.


1883.

Officers of the Folk-Lore Society,

1883-1884.


PRESIDENT.

THE RIGHT HON. EARL BEAUCHAMP, F.S.A.

VICE-PRESIDENTS.

A. LANG, M.A.
W. R. S. RALSTON, M.A.
EDWARD B. TYLOR, LL.D., F.R.S.

COUNCIL.

EDWARD BRABROOK, F.S.A.
JAMES BRITTEN, F.L.S.
DR. ROBERT BROWN.
EDWARD CLODD.
SIR W. R. DRAKE, F.S.A.
G. L. GOMME, F.S.A.

ALFRED NUTT.
PROFESSOR A. H. SAYCE, M.A.
EDWARD SOLLY, F.R.S., F.S.A.
WILLIAM J. THOMS, F.S.A.
W. S. W. VAUX, M.A.
HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A.

DIRECTOR.— WILLIAM J. THOMS, F.S.A

TREASURER.— SIR WILLIAM R. DRAKE, F.S.A.

HONORARY SECRETARIES.

G. L. GOMME, F.S.A., 2, Park Villas, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, S.W.
A. GRANGER HUTT, F.S.A., 8, Oxford Road, Kilburn.

AUDITORS.— John Tolhurst, F.S.A.J. S. Udal.

BANKERS. — Union Bank of London, Charing Cross Branch.

FOLK-TALE COMMITTEE.— Messrs. Apperson, Britten, Blind, Clodd, Hartland, Nutt, Lang, Ralston, Sonneuschein, Wheatley, Solly, Wake, Gomme.

CONTENTS.



PAGE
Apperson (G. L.) Index to the Folk-lore of Horace 116
Black (William George) The Hare in Folk-lore 84
Blind (Karl) May-chafer and Spring Songs in Germany 187
Brinton (Daniel G.) Folk-lore of Yucatan 244
Britten (James) Irish Folk-tales 52, 184, 316, 363
——————— Warwickshire Customs, 1759-60 351
Continental Folk-lore Notes 380
Coote (H. C.) A Building Superstition 23
Crombie (J. W.) Some Spanish Superstitions 295
Fenton (J.) Folk-lore in relation to Psychology and Education 258
Folk-tale Analysis 41
Gomme (G. L.) Bibliography of Folk-lore Publications in English 77, 344, 387
Gregor (Rev. W.) Stories of Fairies from Scotland 25, 55
——————— Some Marriage Customs 119
——————— Kelpie Stories 292
Hope (R. C.) Derbyshire and Cumberland Counting-out and Children's Game Rhymes 384
Jones (Rev. W. H.) and J. L. Kropt. Magyar Folk-lore 354
Lang (Andrew) Anthropology and the Vedas 107
Martinengo-Cesaresco (Countess). Songs for the Rite of May 153
Moore (T. H.) A Chilian Folk-tale 221
Notes, Queries, Notices, and News 28, 59, 90, 121, 166, 191, 226, 267, 297, 330, 363, 394
Palmer (Rev. A. Smythe) An Irish Folk-tale 256
PAGE
Peacock (Edward) Monmouthshire Folk-lore 378
Rivett-Carnac (Mrs. H.) Folk-lore Notes from India 369
Sawyer (F. E.) St. Swithin and Rainmakers 211
Sayce (Rev. Professor) On Babylonian Folk-lore 16
Sibre (Rev. James, Junior) On the Oratory, Songs, Legends, and Folk-tales of the Malagasy 1, 33, 65, 97, 169, 201, 233, 273, 305, 337
Swinnerton (Rev. C.) Four Legends of King Rasalu 129
—————————— Folk-lore from Peshawur 324
Temple (Captain R. C.) Panjabi and other Proverbs 175
Wake (C. Staniland) Ananci Stories 280
Walker (Mrs.) Greek Folk-lore 217
Yorkshire Local Rhymes and Sayings 164