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

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Sacrifice, of the king’s son, 289; of virility, 349, 350; not to be touched, 473; annual, of a sacred animal, 475; of first-fruits, 488; of heifer at kindling need-fire, 641
Sacrifices, offered to ancestors, 71, 72; human, 79, 96, 112, 117, 146, 279, 281, 290, 354, 355, 378380, 431, 569, 571, 579, 587, 609, 617, 653, 657, 658; offered to kings, 104; offered to a sacred sword, 109; offered to trees, 112, 113, 115, 116, 118; on roof of new house, 117; to water-spirits, 146; to the dead, 175; at foundation of buildings, 191; to souls of slain enemies, 212; vicarious, 292; of children among the Semites, 293; offered in connection with irrigation, 370
Sacrificial king at Rome, 9, 106
Sagard, Gabriel, 527
Saghalien, facilitating childbirth in, 240
Sahagun, B. de, 587
St. Andrews, witch burned at, 243
St. Angelo, ill-treated in drought, 75
St. Bride, her Day in the Highlands of Scotland, 134; an old goddess of fertility, 135
St. Bridget, 134
St. Columba, 101
St. Dasius, martyrdom of, 584585
St. Denys, his seven heads, 366
St. Francis of Paolo, 74
St. Gens, his image used in rain-making, 77
St. George, festival of, 360
St. George’s Day, fertilisation of barren women by fruit-trees on, 119; Green George on, 126128; ceremony to fertilise the fields on, 137
St. Gervais, spring of, 77
St. Hippolytus, 5
St. James, 50, 51
St. John, Midsummer festival of, in Sardinia, 343; Sweethearts of, 343; oil of, found on oak leaves at Midsummer, 661662, 706
—— the Baptist, bathing on his day, 70; his chapel at Athens, 545; associated with Midsummer Day, 622
——, the Knights of, 630; Grand Master of the Order of, 631
St. John’s Day, swinging on, 289; Midsummer fires on, 624, 628; fern-seed blooms on, 704. See Midsummer Day
St. John’s Eve, in Sweden, 122; Russian ceremony on, 318; in Malta, 631
St. Joseph, ill-treated in drought, 75
St. Lawrence, fire of, 536
St. Louis, 90
St. Mary, Isle of, 523
St. Maughold, gives veil to St. Bridget, 134
St. Michael, ill-treated in drought, 75
St. Patrick, canon attributed to, 90
St. Paul, on immortality, 39
St. Peter, as giver of rain, 77
St. Peter’s Day, 318, 360
St. Pons, his image used in rain-making, 77
St. Rochus’s Day, need-fire kindled on, 641
Saint Sécaire, Mass of, 54
St. Stephen’s Day, 537
St. Sylvester’s Day, 561
St. Tecla, falling sickness cured in her church at Llandegla in Wales, 545
St. Vitus’s Day, 644
Saints, violence done to images of, to procure rain, 75; images of, dipped in water as a rain-charm, 77
Sakalavas of Madagascar, 172, 258, 295
Sakvari, song, ancient Indian hymn, 67
Sal tree, 145
Salish or Flathead Indians, 187, 486
Salmon, twins thought to be, 66; ceremonies at catching the first of the season, 528
Salmoneus, king of Elis, 77, 149, 159, 292
Salt, abstinence from, 23, 138; not to be eaten, 218, 510, 595, 602; Mexican Goddess of, 588
Salt-pans, continence observed by workers in, 219
Salvation of the individual soul, importance attached to, in Oriental religions, 357
Samarcand, homoeopathic magic applied to babies in, 32; New Year ceremony in, 285
Samaveda, the, 67
Samhnagan, Hallowe’en bonfires, 635
Samoa, rain-making in, 75; taboo on persons who have handled the dead in, 206; butterfly god in, 474; the Wild Pigeon family in, 474
Samorin, title of the kings of Calicut, 275
Samoyed shamans, their familiar spirits, 683
Samoyeds of Siberia, 252
Sampson, Agnes, a Scotch witch, 542
Samyas monastery, near Lhasa, 573
San Pellegrina, church of, at Ancona, 585
Sanctity and uncleanness not clearly differentiated in the primitive mind, 607
Sandwich Islands, the king personated the god in the, 93, 94; precaution as to spittle of chiefs in the, 237
Saning Sari, rice goddess, 415
Sanitation improved through superstition 201
Sankara and the Grand Lama, 189
Santals, their belief in the absence of the soul in dreams, 182
Saparoea, East Indian island, fishermen’s magic in, 18
Sarawak, 15, 25, 89; taboos observed in, 24
Sardines worshipped by Indians of Peru, 527
Sardinia, gardens of Adonis in, 343; Sweethearts of St. John at Midsummer in, 343344; Midsummer fires in, 344
Sarmata Islands, marriage of the Sun and Earth in, 136
Satan, annually expelled by the Wotyaks, 559, and by the Cheremiss, 560; preaches a sermon in North Berwick church, 681
Saturn, the god of sowing, 583; his festival the Saturnalia, 584
Saturnalia, 136, 153, 553, 575; the Roman, 158, 583587
Satyrs in relation to goats, 464
Savage, the, 47; his awe and dread of everything new, 225; our debt to, 262264; not to be judged by European standards, 294; not illogical, 517; his belief that animals have souls, 518; unable to discriminate clearly between men and animals, 532; secretiveness of, 691; his dread of sorcery, 691
Savage Island, kings killed on account of dearth in, 87; cessation of monarchy in, 176
Savage philosophy, 263
Saxo Grammaticus, 33, 155
Saxons of Transylvania, 238, 239, 306, 312, 316, 456, 530, 672

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