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

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California, the shaman in, 88; killing the sacred buzzard in, 499; Indians of, 599, 707
Caligula and the priest of Nemi, 3
Cambodia, homoeopathic magic used by hunters in, 18; human incarnation of god in, 95; kings of, 108, 167, 224, 266, 284, 289; superstitions regarding the head in, 230; annual expulsion of demons in, 559; palace purged of demons, 563; seclusion of girls at puberty, 602; ritual at cutting a parasitic orchid in, 660, 661
Cambodian story of the external soul, 668
Camel, plague transferred to, 540
Cameroons, the external soul in the, 681; theory of, 685
Camomile, burnt in Midsummer fire, 631
Camp shifted after a death, 252
Campbell, Major-General John, 436, 437
——, Rev. J. G., 403
Camphor, 21, 24
Canadian Indians, 525, 526
Candlemas, 134, 461
Candles, 3; magical, 30; of human tallow, 56
Cannibal feast, legendary, at the Boeotian Orchomenus, 292
Cannibalism, 233, 391, 497
Caprification, 580
Car Nicobar, expulsion of devils in, 567
Caramantran, death of, 304
Caribs, the, 27, 495, 690
Carinthia, Green George in, 126; ceremony at the installation of a prince of, 287; custom at threshing in, 429
Carlin or Carline, “the Old Woman,” in Scotland, 403
Carnival, dances at the, 28; burying the, 298, 301307; the burial and resurrection of the, 315; at Rome in the rites of Attis, 350; in relation to the Saturnalia, 586; effigy burnt at end of, 614
Carolina, Indians of, 519
Caroline Islands, 40, 218; traditionary origin of fire in the, 707
Carpathus, laying out of corpses in, 243
Carrier Indians of North-West America, 18, 219, 606
“Carrying out Death,” 125, 302, 307316, 577, 613, 614
Carthage, Christians worshipping each other at, 101; the effeminate priests of the Great Mother at, 356
Carthaginian sacrifice of children to Moloch, 281
Carver, Captain Jonathan, 698
Castration, 347, 350
Cat, in homoeopathic magic, 32; in raincharm, 72; corn-spirit as, 453; killed at harvest, 453; a representative of the devil, 656; story of a clan whose souls were all in one, 677; a Batak totem, 691, See also Cats
Cat’s cradle as a charm, 20, 79; forbidden to boys among the Esquimaux, 20
Catat, Dr., 193
Caterpillars, precautions against, 531
Catholic Church, 335, 345
Catholic custom of dedicating candles, 3; as to partaking of the Eucharist, 488
Catlin, George, 88
Cats, burnt in bonfires, 610, 656; perhaps burnt as witches, 657
Cattle, magical stones for increase of, 33; influence of tree-spirits on, 119; crowned, 126; protected against wolves by charms, 242; last sheaf given to, 400, 407, 408, 412; Yule Boar given to the, 462; driven through, round, or between bonfires, 615, 620, 621, 624, 626628, 640, 641; protected against sorcery by sprigs of mullein, 629; lighted brands carried round, 647
Cattle disease, Midsummer fires a protection against, 627; plague, need-fire kindled as a remedy for, 641
Caucasus, rain-making in the, 70; sacraments of pastoral tribes in the, 534
Cayor in Senegal, the king of, 172
Cazembes of Angola, the, 203
Cecrops, king of Athens, 155
Cedar, sacred, 95
Cedar-tree, girl sacrificed to a, 112
Celebes, rain-charms in, 70; hooking souls in, 180; customs at childbirth in, 180; ceremonies for recovering souls in, 186; propitiation of souls of slain enemies in, 212; planting the rice in, 416; customs as to eating the new rice in, 482; the external soul in, 679
Celtic sacrifices, 653, 657; tales of the external soul, 673
Celts, their worship of the oak, 110, 160; annual sacrifice to Artemis, 141; fire-festivals of the, 632
Ceram, island of, sickness expelled in a ship from, 563; seclusion of girls at puberty in, 597; the Kakian association in, 696
Ceres, the, in France, 401
Cetchwayo, king of Zululand, 257
Ceylon, ogres in, 669; king of, and his external soul, 669, 670
Chaka, the Zulu despot, 86
Chams of Cochinchina, 29, 220
Charms, to ensure long life, 35; to prevent the sun from going down, 79; to facilitate childbirth, 238
Chasas of Orissa, 473
Chastity observed for sake of absent persons, 23, 24; as a virtue not understood by savages, 139. See also Continence
Chatti, German tribe, 232
Cheese, the Beltane, 620
Chent-Ament, title of Osiris, 375
Cheremiss of Caucasus, the 262, 560
Cherokees, the, 29, 40, 372, 520
Chibchas, the, 104
Chicomecohuatl, Mexican goddess, 589
Chiefs, supernatural power of, in Melanesia, 84; as magicians, 84; punished for drought and dearth, 86; tabooed, 202; sacred, 205; foods tabooed to, 238; names of, tabooed, 257259
Chilcotin Indians, 78
Child, name given to last sheaf, 406; born on harvest field, pretence of, 406
Childbed, woman in, thought to control the wind, 80; souls of women dying in, live in trees, 115; taboos on women in, 208

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