The foundation, however, appears to be traditional. Campbell, vol. ii. pp. 63, 55. "F. L. Journal," vol. vi. p. 191. Aberd. Eistedd." p. 227; "F. L. Journal," vol. vi. p. 183. Radloff, vol. i. p. 95, vol. iv. p. 109; Sébillot, "Contes," vol. ii. p. 8; Grimm, "Tales," vol. i. p. 162. Jahn, p. 199; Grohmann, pp. 19, 20, 18. Kuhn und Schwartz, pp. 220, 222. Rappold, p. 34.

Sikes refers to a case in which the child was bathed in a solution of foxglove as having actually occurred in Carnarvonshire in 1857, but he gives no authority. Quoted in Southey, loc. cit. Müllenhoff relates a similar tale, see Thorpe, vol. iii. p. 46; also Grohmann, p. 126; Kuhn und Schwartz, p. 30.

'The mouse, Rudra, is thy beast, says the Yajur Veda, as rendered by Grohmann in his 'Apollo Smintheus. Grohmann recognises in Rudra a deity with most of the characteristics of Apollo. In later Indian mythology, the mouse is an attribute of Ganeca, who, like Apollo Smintheus, is represented in art with his foot upon a mouse. Such are the chief appearances of the mouse in ancient religion.

"Archivio," vol. vi. p. 398. "F. L. Journal," vol. vi. p. 33; "Archivio," vol. ix. p. 233 Grohmann, p. 112. Grohmann, pp. 29, 289, 296, 298; Müller, p. 83. See Thorpe's translation of the story, "Yule Tide Stories," p. 475. Dennys, p. 98; Giles, vol. ii. pp. 89 note, 85; Brauns, p. 366. Map, Dist. i. c. 11. But see below, p. 234.

During the winter serpents are believed to sleep. Grohmann, p. 10. Grohmann, pp. 11, 13, 15. "F. L. Record," vol. iv. p. 67. Mr. Lach-Szyrma conjectures that the seven stars are the stars of Ursa Major.

This account was given to the author by the mother herself. Croker, p. 81. See a similar tale in Campbell, vol. ii. p. 58. Gregor, p. 61, mentions the dog-hole as the way by which children are sometimes carried off. Bartsch, vol. i. p. 46; Kuhn, p. 196; Grimm, "Teut. Myth." p. 468; Poestion, p. 114; Grohmann, p. 113. Waldron, p. 29.

Threatened to be killed Sébillot, "Trad. et Super." vol. i. p. 118; "Contes," vol. i. p. 28, vol. ii. p. 76; Carnoy, p. 4. Grohmann, p. 135; Wratislaw, p. 161; Schleicher, p. 92. "Y Brython," vol. ii. p. 20; Kennedy, p. 90; Thorpe, vol. ii. p. 174; Napier, p. 40; Lady Wilde, vol. i. pp. 72, 171; Keightley, p. 393; "Revue des Trad.

Keightley, p. 388, citing Stewart; Thorpe, vol. iii. p. 50 et seq., quoting Müllenhoff and Thiele; Grohmann, p. 145; see also Thorpe, vol. iii. p. 51. Poestion, p. 119.

Knoop, pp. 6, 57; Kuhn, pp. 113, 172; Kuhn und Schwartz, p. 1. The prohibition to look back was imposed on Orpheus when he went to rescue Eurydice from Hades. Knoop, pp. 51, 59; Keightley, p. 295, quoting Aubrey's "Natural History of Surrey"; "Gent. Mag. Lib." Meier, pp. 209, 87; Niederhöffer, vol. iii. p. 251. Grohmann, pp. 56, 50.

Croker, vol. iii. p. 17; Howells, p. 123; "Y Cymmrodor," vol. iv. p. 196, vol. v. pp. 108, 113. Hist." l. vii. c. 33. Grohmann, p. 16; Schneller, p. 217. Oct. 1887, p. 566. The reader will not fail to remark the record-book bound in pigskin as a resemblance in detail to Longfellow's version. Thorpe alludes in a note to a German poem by Wegener, which I have not seen. Nicholson, p. 58.