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The Observance Of Christmas In Various Lands And Ages.

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INDEX
Sedulius, Coelius, 32
Sequences, 32-3
Serao, Matilile, 11 3
Serbs, Christmas customs of, 251-4, 341
Shakespeare, 239, 298
Shepherds in Christmas drama, 123-4,
132-7, 139-43
Shropshire, soul-cakes in, 192-3 ; Guy Fawkes Day at Ludlow, 199 ; Twelve Days superstitions in, 240-1, 258 ; Christmas Brand in, 258 ; Christmas decorations in, 275-6, 355 ; "wiga" in, 285 ; cattle specially fed at Christmas, 289 ; morris-dancers in, 299 5 New Year in, 324 ; Candlemas in, 355
Sicily, Midnight Mass in, 98 ; Christmas novena in, 112-3 ; Christmas procession at Messina, 113 5 Christmas plays in, 150 ; All Souls' Eve in, 192 ; Martin­mas in, 204 ; St. Lucia's Eve in, 222 ; presents in, 278 ; Candlemas candles in,
353
Sidgwick, Mr. F., 6, 77-8
Sidgwick, Mrs. Alfred, 264
Silesia, Schimmel in, 200 5 Martinmas in,
206 ; Christmas Eve in, 232 ; animals
specially fed at Christmas, 289 Slav New Year, 172-3 5 Christmas songs
and customs, 237-8, 251-4, 290, 341.
See also Bohemia, Crivoscia, Poland,
Russia Smith, W. Robertson, 164-5, 175—6,
, 178-9
Somersetshire wassailing, 345
Soul cakes, 192-4
South America, Christmas in, 98
Southwell, 79-80
Sowens eaten, 285, 325
Spain, Christmas poetry in, 65-7 ; Mid­night Mass in, 97-8, 117 ; the crib in, 117; Christmas drama in, 128,148-51, 153 ; turron in, 291 ; Epiphany in,
343-4 Spervogel, 42
Spinning, during Twelve Days, 240-3 Staffordshire, St. Clement's Day in,
211-2 "Star-singing," 151-2 "Stella," 125-7, 129
Stephen, St., his festival, 292, 302, 311-6
Stephens, Dean, 35
Stow's "Survay," 272
Strasburg, early Christmas-tree; at, 265-6
Strenac, 168, 277-8
Stubbes, Philip, 184, 29S
Styles, Old and New, 268-9
Styria, Hahtrgahs in, 201 ; Pcrchta in, 245; St. John's wine in, 315
Sun, the, December 25 as festival of, 23 ; Yule not connected with, 171—2; sun-charms, 182, 198, 252, 254
Suso, 44
Sussex, squirrel-hunting in, 214 ; tipteerers in, 298 ; wassailing fruit-trees in, 345
Swabia, Pelzmarte in, 206-7, 2 1 -
Sweden, Christmas service in, 99 ; "star-singing " in, 1 5 1 ; animal masks in, 202 ; St. Lucia's Day in, 221-4 ; Christmas E\e superstitions in, 235-65 Yule log in, 257 ; Yule candles in, 259-60 5 Christmas-trees in, 267, 270 ; Yule straw in, 276 ; Christmas presents in, 278—9 ; pig's head eaten in, 286 5 dances in, 293-4 ; St. Stephen's Day in, 312-3, 315; "St. Knut's Day" in, 351
Swinburne, 84-5
Swine as sacrificial animal, 284, 286
Switzerland, St. Nicholas in, 218-9 ; Christmas-tree in, 267 ; birds fed at Christmas, 289
Sword-dance, 294, 299-301
Syl-vaterabend, 274, 322
Tacitus, 200, 299
Tate, Nahum, 84
Tauler, 43
Teme valley, "first-footing" in, 324
Tenby, Plygain at, 99 ; St. Clement's ,
Day at, 212 Tersteegen, Gerhard, 75-6 Tertullian, 269
Teutonic New Year, 171-3, 189, 202-4 Thomas of Celano, 38 Thomas, Mr. N. W., 293 Thomas, St., his festival, 223-6 " Thomassin'," 226 Thurston, Mr. Edgar, 322 Tieck, 266
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