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Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941).  The Golden Bough.  1922.

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Knives, not used at meals after a funeral, 227; of special pattern used in reaping rice, 414
Knots, tying up the wind in, 81; prohibition to wear, 174; untied at childbirth, 238, 240; thought to prevent the consummation of marriage, 240; thought to cause sickness and disease, 241; used to cure disease, win a lover, or stop a runaway, 242; magical virtue of, 242243; tied in branches of trees as remedies, 545
Koniags of Alaska, 600
Koran, on magical knots, 241
Kore, Maiden, title of Persephone, 420
Kore, expelled on Easter Eve in Albania, 560
Koryaks, the, 156, 521, 523
Koschei the Deathless, story of, 671
Kostroma, funeral of, in Russia, 318
Kostrubonko, death and resurrection of, 317
Koui hunters in Laos, 529
Krishna, Hindoo god, 101
Kublai Khan, 228
Kuhn, Adalbert, 644
Kukulu, priestly king, 169
Kumis of South-eastern India, 549
Kunama, the, 107
Kupalo, mythical being, 317318, 627, 652
Kurmis of India, 565
Kurnai of Victoria, 190, 689
Kuruvikkarans of Southern India, 94
Kwakiutl Indians, 66, 527, 678
Labyrinth, the Cretan, 280
Lac, taboos observed in gathering, 21
Lada, mythical being in Russia, 318
Ladder, for the use of a tree-spirit, 116; to facilitate the descent of the sun, 136
Lafitau, J. F., 256
Lagos, in West Africa, 295, 433
Lagrange, Father, 338
Lake-dwellers of Europe, 399
Lakor, island of, 566
Laluba, the, of the Upper Nile, 85
Lama of Tibet, the Grand, 102103
Lamb, blood of, tasted by priestess to procure inspiration, 94; as expiatory victim, 224; thrown into lake as an offering, 390; killed sacramentally, 534
Laments for Tammuz, 326; for Osiris, 366
Lamps, dedication of, 3; to light ghosts to their old homes, 374
Landen, the battlefield of, 340
Language, special, 99; change of, caused by taboo, 254, 255, 257
Lanquineros, the, 138
Laos, in Siam, taboos observed at, 21, 23, 219, 594
Lapis manalis used in rain-making ceremony at Rome, 78
Lappland, tying up the wind in, 81
Lapps, the, 221, 238, 243, 256, 521, 529, 606
Latin League, the, 150, 167
Latinus, King, 149
Latium, ancient, the woods of, 150; succession to the kingdom in, 152158
Latukas of the Upper Nile, 85, 87, 229
Laurel, 95, 148
Laws of Manu, 89, 100
Le Mole, on the Lake of Nemi, 4
Leaf Man, the Little, 128; King, 130
Leaping, to make crops grow high, 28; over bonfires, 560, 610, 613, 621, 624626, 630, 631, 646, 656
Learchus, son of King Athamas, 290, 291
Leaves, disease transferred to, 539; fatigue transferred to, 540; used to expel demons, 567
Lechrain, 646; burying the Carnival in, 307
Legs not to be crossed, 239, 240
Leinster, taboos observed by the ancient kings of, 173
Lemon, external souls of ogres in a, 669
Lendu tribe of Central Africa, 85
Lengua Indians, the, 82, 88, 253, 294, 526
Lent, personification of, 304
Lenten fires, 609
Leo the Great, 359
Leopard’s blood drunk or heart eaten to make eater brave, 495
Leopards, 523; external human souls in, 684686
Lepers sacrificed by the Mexicans, 444
Leprosy, 473
Lerida in Catalonia, funeral of the Carnival at, 304
Lerotse leaves used in purification, 484
Leti, island of, marriage of the Sun and Earth in, 136; annual expulsion of diseases in, 566
Leto, 120
Letts of Russia, swing to make the flax grow high, 289
Leucadians, 579
Leucippe, daughter of Minyas, 292
Lewis, the island of, 81
Lhota Naga, the, 433
Libyans, the Alitemnian, 156
Licence, periods of, 158, 553, 555, 558, 575, 583
Lightning, magical imitation of, 63; imitation of, by kings, 77, 149; talismans against, 614, 615, 626, 637, 638, 649; regarded as a god descending out of heaven, 708; strikes oak oftener than any other tree, 708, 709; places struck by, enclosed and deemed sacred, 709
Lime-trees, sacred, 161
Linus or Ailinus, Phoenician vintage song, 425, 442
Lion, purification of killer of a, 221; flesh or heart eaten to make eater brave, 495
Lithuania, tree-worship in, 110; sacred groves in, 118; May Day in, 126; last sheaf in, 405; harvest customs in, 406, 428; ceremonies observed at eating the new corn in, 480, 481; Midsummer fires in, 627
Lithuanians, 161, 227, 665
Lityerses, 424447
Lizard, soul in form of, 182; or snake, in ceremony for riddance of evils, 568
Ljeschie, Russian wood-spirits, 465
Llama, black, as scapegoat, 565
Loango, king of, 86, 98, 199201; taboos observed by kings of, 171; food tabooed to priests in, 238; girls secluded at puberty in, 595

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