Folk Lore

Cover of book Folk Lore
Categories: Nonfiction

This book first published in 1879 presents folk lore and superstitious beliefs peculiar to western Scotland. Also there's given an appendix showing the possible relation of the modern festivals of Chr


istmas, May Day, St. John's Day and Halloween to ancient sun and fire worship. In the book author tells about birth and childhood; marriage; death; witchcraft, second sight, and the black art; charms and counter charms; divining; superstitions relating to animals and plants; miscellaneous superstitions.

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