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Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore (Chiefly Lancashire and the North of England:) Their affinity to others in widely-distributed localities; Their Eastern Origin and Mythical Significance.

By Charles Hardwick
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  • TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS, AND FOLK-LORE, (CHIEFLY LANCASHIRE AND THE NORTH OF ENGLAND:) Their affinity to others in widely-distributed localities; THEIR EASTERN ORIGIN AND MYTHICAL SIGNIFICANCE.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS, AND FOLK-LORE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • THE EARLY INHABITANTS OF LANCASHIRE AND THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTIES, AND REMAINS OF THEIR MYTHOLOGY AND LOCAL NOMENCLATURE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE EARLY INHABITANTS OF LANCASHIRE AND THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTIES, AND REMAINS OF THEIR MYTHOLOGY AND LOCAL NOMENCLATURE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II.
      • FIRE OR SUN WORSHIP AND ITS ATTENDANT SUPERSTITIONS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FIRE OR SUN WORSHIP AND ITS ATTENDANT SUPERSTITIONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III.
      • CHRISTMAS AND YULE-TIDE SUPERSTITIONS AND OBSERVANCES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHRISTMAS AND YULE-TIDE SUPERSTITIONS AND OBSERVANCES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • EASTER SUPERSTITIONS AND CEREMONIES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • EASTER SUPERSTITIONS AND CEREMONIES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V.
      • MAY-DAY CEREMONIES AND SUPERSTITIONS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • MAY-DAY CEREMONIES AND SUPERSTITIONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • WITCHCRAFT.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • WITCHCRAFT.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • FAIRIES AND BOGGARTS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FAIRIES AND BOGGARTS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • FERN-SEED AND ST. JOHN'S-WORT SUPERSTITIONS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FERN-SEED AND ST. JOHN'S-WORT SUPERSTITIONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE SPECTRE HUNTSMAN AND THE FURIOUS HOST.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE SPECTRE HUNTSMAN AND THE FURIOUS HOST.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X.
      • GIANTS, MYTHICAL AND OTHERWISE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • GIANTS, MYTHICAL AND OTHERWISE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • WERE-WOLVES AND THE TRANSMIGRATION OF SOULS.
    • WERE-WOLVES AND THE TRANSMIGRATION OF SOULS.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • SACRED AND OMINOUS BIRDS, ETC.
    • SACRED AND OMINOUS BIRDS, ETC.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • THE DIVINING OR "WISH"-ROD, AND SUPERSTITIONS RESPECTING TREES AND PLANTS.
    • THE DIVINING OR "WISH"-ROD, AND SUPERSTITIONS RESPECTING TREES AND PLANTS.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • WELL WORSHIP AND SUPERSTITIONS CONNECTED WITH WATER.
    • WELL WORSHIP AND SUPERSTITIONS CONNECTED WITH WATER.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • CONCLUSION.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CONCLUSION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • INDEX.
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