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Group No. 108


F. Marvels

Group No.

F1000 – F1099

Group name

Extraordinary occurrences II


F1001. F1001. Extraordinary heads act as living objects. Moreno Esdras (F995).
F1002. F1002. Substituted silver hand used as if it were of flesh and blood. *Loomis White Magic 125.
F1005. F1005. Cooked food grows when planted.
F1005.1. F1005.1. Cake, planted in the field, grows and after a time bears cakes. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1006. F1006. Extraordinary activity of mountains. (Cf. F755.)
F1006.1. F1006.1. Mountain moves so that its rocks enter into caves of other mountain. (Cf. D932.) Jewish: Neuman.
F1006.2. F1006.2. Mountain moves to person. (Cf. D932, F755.) Jewish: Neuman.
F1006.3. F1006.3. Mountain trembles. Jewish: Neuman.
F1009. F1009. Inanimate object acts as if living.
F1009.1. F1009.1. Doorpost of room rises for holy person. Jewish: Neuman.
F1009.2. F1009.2. Gate swallows axes trying to force it open. Jewish: Neuman.
F1009.3. F1009.3. Altar shakes when unworthy man is elected. (Cf. D1169.) Jewish: Neuman.
F1009.4. F1009.4. Twelve stones unite to become one. (Cf. D931.) Jewish: *Neuman.
F1010. F1010. Other extraordinary events.
F1011. F1011. Sunbeam as support.
F1011.1. F1011.1. Clothes hung on sunbeam. Fb ”solstråle“; De Vries Germanischromanische Monatsschrift 1922, 40 n. 2; *Loomis White Magic 29; Irish: Plummer cxxxix, *Cross, O’Suilleabhain 101, 106, Beal XXI 332f.; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 301 No. 19, 306 No. 19, 309 No. 10, 328 No. 6; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 146 No. 1805A, 1805B.
F1011.1.1. F1011.1.1. Gospel-book hung from saint‘s shoulders without strap. Irish myth: Cross.
F1011.2. F1011.2. Sitting (hanging) on a sunbeam. *Köhler-Bolte II 98ff.
F1014. F1014. Dice game that lasts for nine years. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1015. F1015. Extraordinary occurrences connected with shoes.
F1015.1. F1015.1. Shoes miraculously worn out.
F1015.1.1. F1015.1.1. The danced-out shoes. Every morning girl’s shoes are danced to pieces. *Type 306; BP III 78; *Fb ”sko“ III 288b; Finnish: Aarne FFC XXXIII 39 No. 8**.
F1015.1.2. F1015.1.2. Woman has worn out carriage-load of shoes with walking. Hartland Science 199.
F1015.2. F1015.2. Wearing shoes only when crossing river. Filipino: Fansler MAFLS XII 64, 351.
F1015.3. F1015.3. Bill of sale written on man‘s sandal. Jewish: Neuman.
F1016. F1016. Man carries extraordinary luggage.
F1016.1. F1016.1. Man puts his horse in his sleeve when he does not need it. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1017. F1017. Man washes clothes blindfolded. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1021. F1021. Extraordinary flights through air. Irish myth: *Cross; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 91, 92; Jewish: *Neuman.
F1021.1. F1021.1. Flight on artificial wings. *Type 575; *BP II 131; Penzer IX 149; Köhler-Bolte I 120; *Chauvin V 231 No. 130; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 139 n. 2 (Daedalus); India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Ferguson 35.
F1021.2. F1021.2. Extraordinary effect of high flight.
F1021.2.1. F1021.2.1. Flight so high that sun melts glue of artificial wings. Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 139 n. 2 (Icarus).
F1021.2.2. F1021.2.2. Flight so high that eyelids drop from cold. (Cf. B552.1.) Gaster Exempla 186 No. 5.
F1021.3. F1021.3. Man learns to fly. Chinese: Graham.
F1021.4. F1021.4. Man kicked so hard that he flies through the air and is never seen again. German: Grimm No. 90.
F1022. F1022. Extraordinary descent into ocean.
F1022.1. F1022.1. Descent into ocean in glass box. Jewish: Gaster Exempla 186 No. 5; bin Gorion Born Judas@2 III 136, 306, *Neuman.
F1023. F1023. Creation of a person by cooperation of skillful men. *Type 945; *BP III 53; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 327.
F1025. F1025. Objects go journeying together. India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Ikeda; Korean: Zong in-Sob 161.
F1025.1. F1025.1. Bean, straw, and coal go journeying. Coal burns straw in two and falls into the water. Bean laughs until it splits. *Type 295; BP I 135; India: Thompson-Balys.
F1025.2. F1025.2. Turtle’s war-party. Turtle recruits war-party of strange objects (knife, brush, awl, etc.) and animals. Because of their nature the companions get into trouble. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 302 n. 108. Cf. Japanese: Mitford 185ff., Ikeda.
F1025.2.1. F1025.2.1. Eggplant, needle, and cowdung go on warpath. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1031. F1031. Ship wrapped with feather-beds and canvass and pitched (so as to save it). English: Child V 496 s.v. ”ship“.
F1032. F1032. Person walks unceasingly for year. Africa (Angola): Chatelain 33 No. 1.
F1032.1. F1032.1. Person wanders unceasingly for hundred and fifty years. Irish myth: Cross.
F1033. F1033. Person lives without food or drink for a year (or more). Type 706; Irish myth: *Cross; German: Grimm No. 31.
F1033.1. F1033.1. Person lives on water (from holy well) for a year. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1034. F1034. Person concealed in another‘s body. *Penzer VII 114ff.
F1034.1. F1034.1. Husband concealed in wife‘s ear. Hindu: Tawney II 578.
F1034.2. F1034.2. Magician carries mistress with him in his body. She in turn has paramour in hers. Wesselski Märchen 186 No. 1; *Cosquin Études 276ff.; Chinese: Chavannes 500 Contes I 378 No. 109.
F1034.2.1. F1034.2.1. Ascetic carries woman in his hair, but she has two lovers in her cloak and outwits him. India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1034.3. F1034.3. Person’s thigh as hiding place.
F1034.3.1. F1034.3.1. Man hides sister in wound in his thigh to protect her. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1034.3.2. F1034.3.2. Bottle concealed in person‘s thigh. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1034.3.3. F1034.3.3. Garment hidden in hole cut in thigh. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1034.3.4. F1034.3.4. Jewell hidden in wound cut in thigh. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1034.4. F1034.4. Person’s armpit as hiding place. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 169f.
F1034.5. F1034.5. Other parts of person‘s body as hiding place. Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 1/96.).
F1034.5.1. F1034.5.1. Key to house concealed in man’s heart. Africa (Angola): Chatelain III No. 8.
F1035. F1035. Disintegration: man eats himself up or dismembers himself. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 304 n. 109m.
F1036. F1036. Hand from heaven writes on wall. Jewish: *Neuman.
F1037. F1037. Object thrown from heaven. Jewish: *Neuman.
F1037.1. F1037.1. Footstool thrown from heaven. *Type 800; *BP I 342; *Hdwb. d. Märch. s.v. ”Schneider im Himmel“.
F1038. F1038. Person without shadow. *Type 755; H. C. Andersen ”Skyggen“; Fb ”skygge“ III 347; *Hdwb. d. Abergl. IX Nachträge 133ff.; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 47 No. 325A*.
F1038.1. F1038.1. Man attends devil‘s school to learn witchcraft, has no shadow afterward. Scotland: Baughman.
F1038.2. F1038.2. Man has witch aid him in reaping contest, the devil to get the hindmost. The devil tries to take the man but gets shadow instead. (Cf. G303.19, K210.) Scotland: Baughman.
F1041. F1041. Extraordinary physical reactions of persons.
F1041.0.1. F1041.0.1. Neophyte shows no reaction when saint’s staff pierces his foot. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1. F1041.1. Extraordinary death.
F1041.1.1. F1041.1.1. Death from broken heart. Penzer II 132, VII 24f., 103; Heptameron No. 9; Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Greek: Grote I 134; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; West Indies: Flowers 439.
F1041.1.1.1. F1041.1.1.1. Heart breaks at third drink from silver canister. Fb ”hjærte“ I 631.
F1041.1.1.2. F1041.1.1.2. Heart breaks when girl hears lover kiss another. Italian: Basile Pentamerone III No. 3.
F1041.1.1.3. F1041.1.1.3. Heart breaks from sorrow. Hdwb. d. Märchens I 439a n. 267; Irish myth: *Cross; Italian Novella: *Rotunda; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 883.
F1041.1.1.4. F1041.1.1.4. Hearts break when lovers are told beloved is dead. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.1.2. F1041.1.2. Death from grief for death of lover or relative.
F1041.1.2.1. F1041.1.2.1. Lover dies beside dying sweetheart. Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
F1041.1.2.2. F1041.1.2.2. Woman dies on hearing of her husband’s death. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041. F1041. Woman swoons and is near death at hearing of husband‘s or lover’s death. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041. F1041. First woman in Ireland to die of grief for the death of her husband. (Cf. A1335, A1611.5.4.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
F1041. F1041. Death from hearing of wife‘s death. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041. F1041. Death from hearing of son’s (sons‘) death. Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.1.3. F1041.1.3. Death from sorrow or chagrin.
F1041.1.3.1. F1041.1.3.1. Maiden who has been falsely accused apparently dies of sorrow. She revives on being prepared for burial. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.2. F1041.1.3.2. Servant grieves over master‘s death. Kills wife and himself. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.3. F1041.1.3.3. Woman dies on having secret love exposed. Italian Novella: Rotunda; Heptameron No. 70.
F1041.1.3.4. F1041.1.3.4. Priest dies from having been duped into deceptive bargain. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.5. F1041.1.3.5. Man dies on learning of wife’s adultery. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.6. F1041.1.3.6. Heart breaks when girl learns men are slain in battle on her account. Irish myth: *Cross; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.7. F1041.1.3.7. Woman dies of broken heart on learning that her former husband is still alive. She had remarried thinking him dead. Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles No. 69; Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.8. F1041.1.3.8. Man dies from grieving over mother‘s death. Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles No. 77; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.3.9. F1041.1.3.9. Death from excitement at news of Christ’s crucifixion. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.3.10. F1041.1.3.10. Death from chagrin. Man cannot answer question. Alphabet No. 186.
F1041. F1041. Guilty persons being confronted with their crimes become ”insensate like trees.“ India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.4. F1041.1.4. Death from longing. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.5. F1041.1.5. Death from excessive joy. Heptameron No. 9; India: Thompson-Balys, Penzer VII 103.
F1041.1.5.1. F1041.1.5.1. Bridegroom dies from joy. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.5.2. F1041.1.5.2. Stranger dies from joy on being rewarded by ruler. Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
F1041.1.5.3. F1041.1.5.3. Mother dies from joy on greeting long-absent son. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.5.4. F1041.1.5.4. Death from joy of kiss. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1041.1.6. F1041.1.6. Death from sight of beautiful woman. (Cf. F1041.8.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.6.1. F1041.1.6.1. Fainting away at sight of goddess. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.7. F1041.1.7. Man dies when he learns storm is magic. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.8. F1041.1.8. Death on beholding hell. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.9. F1041.1.9. Death from jealousy. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.10. F1041.1.10. Death (illness) from envy. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.1.11. F1041.1.11. Death from fear. (Cf. F1041.17.) Irish myth: Cross; India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.11.1. F1041.1.11.1. Suicide from fear of starving. Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.1.11.2. F1041.1.11.2. Death from fear of demons. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.1.11.3. F1041.1.11.3. Suicide from fright of evil prophecy. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.1.11.4. F1041.1.11.4. Man dies from frog‘s bite, thinking it snakebite. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.12. F1041.1.12. Death from horror. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.1.13. F1041.1.13. Death from shame. Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.1.13.1. F1041.1.13.1. Girl dies of shame at being seen naked. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.1.13.2. F1041.1.13.2. Woman dies of shame at seeing naked man (husband). Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.2. F1041.2. Horripilation. Hair rises on end in extraordinary fashion from joy, anger, or love. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Hindu: Penzer I 120, VII 60, 139 n. 2, 179, VIII 46 n. 1, 94 n. 1; Korean: Zong in-Sob 83; Missouri French: Carrière.
F1041.3. F1041.3. Person goes blind from overweeping. Malone PMLA XLIII 410; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.4. F1041.4. Person melts away from heat. Irish myth: *Cross; Africa (Efik-Ibibo): Dayrell Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria (London, 1910) 84; Jamaica: *Beckwith MAFLS XVII 263 No. 68.
F1041.5. F1041.5. Poison of hydra corrodes the skin. Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 269 n. 2.
F1041.6. F1041.6. Buttons burst as consequence of violent emotion. English: Child II 186, IV 101, 302.
F1041.6.1. F1041.6.1. Necklace bursts as consequence of violent emotion. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.7. F1041.7. Hair turns gray from terror. *Chauvin VII 112 No. 379 bis n. 1; Korean: Zong in-Sob 81.
F1041.8. F1041.8. Extraordinary madness. Fb ”sær“ III 723b.
F1041.8.1. F1041.8.1. Madness from seeing beautiful woman. (Cf. F1041.1.6.) Penzer II 6ff., VII 66ff.; India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.8.1.1. F1041.8.1.1. Madness from sight of magically beautiful man. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.8.2. F1041.8.2. Madness from grief. (Cf. F1041.21.5.) Child V 487 s.v. ”lover“.
F1041.8.3. F1041.8.3. Madness from seeing ugly ogre. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.8.4. F1041.8.4. Madness from thirst. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.8.5. F1041.8.5. Madness from overeating. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.8.6. F1041.8.6. Men go mad in battle. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.8.7. F1041.8.7. Mad warriors fly up into clouds. (Cf. F1041.16.6.) Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.8.8. F1041.8.8. Madness from hearing prophetic voice from air. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.8.9. F1041.8.9. Madness from regret that knight has forsaken his wife. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.8.10. F1041.8.10. Madness (rage) from hearing about brother’s death. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.8.11. F1041.8.11. Madness from loss of fortune. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.9. F1041.9. Extraordinary illness.
F1041.9.1. F1041.9.1. Going to bed for sorrow. Fb ”seng“ III 187ab.
F1041.9.1.1. F1041.9.1.1. Man keeps to his bed, mourning over drowned son. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.9.1.2. F1041.9.1.2. King keeps to his bed, mourning over vanished bride. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.9.1.3. F1041.9.1.3. Woman keeps to her bed on announcement of lover’s death. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.9.2. F1041.9.2. Illness from keeping a secret. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.9.2.1. F1041.9.2.1. Huge boil appears on forehead of youth keeping a secret. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.9.3. F1041.9.3. Illness from shame of enemies‘ scorn. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.10. F1041.10. Man sweats blood and absorbs hair into head on exertion of strength. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.11. F1041.11. Laughing and crying at the same time (sundry reasons given). *De Vries FFC LXXIII 213; Gaster Exempla 130 No. 352; India: *Thompson-Balys, *Bloomfield JAOS XXXVI 54 – 89, *Penzer VII 261; Chinese: Chavannes 500 Contes I 160 No. 43, 286 No. 78.
F1041.11.1. F1041.11.1. Laughter from chagrin. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.11.2. F1041.11.2. Man turns pale, red, blue, etc. from emotion or strain. Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.12. F1041.12. Man perspires in winter while relating fearful vision. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.13. F1041.13. Biting fingers to see if one is dreaming. Chauvin V 261 No. 154.
F1041.14. F1041.14. Beheaded man swims. (Cf. E783.) North Carolina: Brown Collection I 686.
F1041.15. F1041.15. Inordinate longing. (Cf. D1041.1.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16. F1041.16. Extraordinary physical reaction to anger. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 88.
F1041.16.1. F1041.16.1. Man spits fire when enraged. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.2. F1041.16.2. One eye recedes, other protrudes when angered. (Cf. F541.5.) Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.16.3. F1041.16.3. Man fells wood with sword (dies) when he hears of Crucifixion. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.16.3.1. F1041.16.3.1. Strength from anger enables man to break binding chain. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.3.2. F1041.16.3.2. Strength from anger causes man to break stone. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.3.3. F1041.16.3.3. Strength from anger enables man to tear opponent to bits. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.4. F1041.16.4. Heat of saint’s anger sets cowl afire. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.5. F1041.16.5. Extraordinary bodily contortion as result of warrior‘s anger. (Cuchulain’s battle-rage.) Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.16.6. F1041.16.6. Extraordinary physical reactions of angry warriors in battle. (Cf. F1041.8.7.) Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.6.1. F1041.16.6.1. Fury in battle causes stream of blood to rise from warrior‘s head. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.16.6.2. F1041.16.6.2. Fury in battle causes warrior to increase in size. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.6.3. F1041.16.6.3. Fiery columns rise in front of angry warrior. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.6.4. F1041.16.6.4. Face of angry warrior lights up with flame. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.6.5. F1041.16.6.5. Angry warrior becomes red and purple. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.6.6. F1041.16.6.6. Water boils when angry warrior is immersed in it. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.16.6.7. F1041.16.6.7. Fury enables wounded soldiers to continue fighting. Die at end of battle. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.16.6.8. F1041.16.6.8. Angry warrior‘s breath makes adversary’s armour so hot that he must surrender. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.6.9. F1041.16.6.9. Bowstring (arrow, oar) breaks at angry warrior‘s grasp. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.7. F1041.16.7. King about to kill foster-son due to his evil explanation of dream; both jump into sea and are drowned. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.8. F1041.16.8. Face and body turn black from anger. Africa (Swahili): Baler FL XXXVIII 279f.
F1041.16.9. F1041.16.9. Chief beheads sentinel who does not recognize him. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.10. F1041.16.10. Man throws cereal and spoon on the floor because he is supposed to eat together with his brother. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.16.11. F1041.16.11. Earl throws jar of water after undesired messenger. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.17. F1041.17. Extraordinary result of fear. (Cf. F950.5, F1041.1.11).
F1041.17.1. F1041.17.1. Barrenness as result of fright. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.18. F1041.18. Putrescence flows from head when man presses forehead. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.19. F1041.19. Dumbness from disgust. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.20. F1041.20. Person vomits iron. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1041.21. F1041.21. Reactions to excessive grief. (Cf. F1041.1.1.)
F1041.21.1. F1041.21.1. Illness from excessive grief. Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.21.1.1. F1041.21.1.1. Tears of blood from excessive grief. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1041.21.2. F1041.21.2. Man swells from excessive grief. Icelandic: Egils saga in ASB 3 (1894) ch. LXXVIII 14ff., Völsunga saga ch. 31 (29), Boberg.
F1041.21.3. F1041.21.3. Refusal to eat from excessive grief. Icelandic: *Boberg; India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.21.3.1. F1041.21.3.1. Refusal to speak because of grief. India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.21.4. F1041.21.4. Man cries at hearing of friend’s death. Þiðriks saga II 358.
F1041.21.5. F1041.21.5. Man senseless from grief at hearing of father‘s death; one doesn’t feel that he cuts himself with his knife, the other presses dice so that he bleeds. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1041.21.6. F1041.21.6. Tearing hair and clothes from excessive grief. India: *Thompson-Balys.
F1041.21.6.1. F1041.21.6.1. Wounding self because of excessive grief. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.21.6.2. F1041.21.6.2. Bird in great grief tears out feathers. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.21.7. F1041.21.7. Swooning from grief. Icelandic: *Boberg; India: Thompson-Balys.
F1041.22. F1041.22. Deaf and dumb people speak. *Loomis White Magic 53.
F1041.23. F1041.23. Shame causes smoke to rise from saint’s head and sweat to stream from his brow. Irish myth: Cross.
F1041.24. F1041.24. Slap turns man‘s face completely around. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1044. F1044. Man suddenly acquires long gray beard on scaffold at execution. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 656.
F1045. F1045. Night spent in tree. Hero goes into tree to spend the night. *Type 327A, 613; Icelandic: *Boberg; German: Grimm No. 163; India: Thompson-Balys.
F1047. F1047. Anchor floats on water. Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. ”ancre.“
F1047.1. F1047.1. Non-buoyant flasks float. Irish myth: Cross.
F1051. F1051. Prodigious weeping. Usually by saint. Toldo II 96; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 633; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 87, 260f.; Africa (Upoto): Einstein 127.
F1051.1. F1051.1. Barrel filled miraculously with penitent’s tears. Ward II 664; Herbert III *341, 475; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1051.2. F1051.2. Miraculously loud noise of mourning for hero. Irish myth: Cross.
F1054. F1054. Bones temporarily removed from body by tree climbers to avoid breaking them. Africa (Congo): Weeks Jungle 126ff.
F1055. F1055. Books in church read without man‘s tongue. English: Child III 244.
F1057. F1057. Hero (giant) wades across sea. Irish myth: *Cross; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 101.
F1061. F1061. Flame as miraculous index. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1061.1. F1061.1. Flame indicates presence of beautiful woman. (Cf. F1041.8.1. and cross references.) Malay, Indonesian: Dixon 222 n. 26.
F1061.2. F1061.2. Color of flame indicates what is burning. Blue for furniture, white for money, red for person. Indonesian: Dixon 226.
F1061.3. F1061.3. Burning pit will close only if armed rider will plunge into it. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1061.4. F1061.4. Flame indicates place where innocent person was murdered. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1063. F1063. Departing house. Hero in departing takes his house with him. N. A. Indian: Kroeber JAFL XXI 224.
F1065. F1065. Man fishes up two blind women from a well. Malone PMLA XLIII 405, 416.
F1066. F1066. Arrow shot to heaven returns bloody. Hdwb. d. Märch. I 102a; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
F1066.1. F1066.1. Knife plunged into earth comes out bloody. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
F1068. F1068. Realistic dream. Irish: O’Suilleabhain 107, Beal XXI 334; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman.
F1068.1. F1068.1. Tokens from a dream. Man brings objects received during dream. Krappe Balor 122ff.; Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1068.2. F1068.2. Wound received in dream. Still there when person wakes. *Kittredge Witchcraft 222f., 534 nn. 90 – 97; Alphabet No. 299; Icelandic: Boberg; England: Baughman.
F1068.2.1. F1068.2.1. Man is maltreated in dream so that he feels it next day. Icelandic: *Boberg.
F1068.2.2. F1068.2.2. Fight in dream with real result. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1071. F1071. Prodigious jump. To fourth story (or the like). Type 530; Cosquin Contes indiens 333ff.; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; India: *Thompson-Balys; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 103; Marquesas: Handy 114; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/499).
F1071.1. F1071.1. Crossing a river with help of a fig tree whose branches touch the opposite bank. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1071.2. F1071.2. Jumping over a ditch which is really an ocean. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1071.2.1. F1071.2.1. Man clears river of enormous width in one leap. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 102.
F1072. F1072. Two children of different sex, not related, have such close resemblance that even parents cannot tell them apart. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
F1073. F1073. Marathon marriage. Woman who has been widowed twenty-two times marries a man who has been a widower twenty times. Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
F1075. F1075. Blood of brother and sister (and smoke from their funeral pyres) refuses to mingle. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1076. F1076. Tightening belt to counteract hunger: when loosened person falls dead. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1078. F1078. Detonation from spark struck for fire hurls ships out to sea. Irish myth: Cross.
F1081. F1081. Tub of water dropped neither breaks nor spills. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1082. F1082. Person changes color. Irish myth: Cross.
F1082.1. F1082.1. Person has red and black countenance after being burned. Irish myth: Cross.
F1083. F1083. Object rises into the air. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
F1083.0.1. F1083.0.1. Object floats in air. Loomis White Magic 47f.
F1083.0.1.1. F1083.0.1.1. Altar floats in air. Irish myth: Cross.
F1083.0.1.2. F1083.0.1.2. Ark suspended in air. Jewish: Neuman.
F1083.0.1.3. F1083.0.1.3. Jerusalem suspended in air. Jewish: Neuman.
F1083.1. F1083.1. Stone cross rises into air. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1083.2. F1083.2. Man and his camels rise into air. Jewish: Neuman.
F1084. F1084. Furious battle. Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
F1084.0.1. F1084.0.1. Inlay melts from sword with heat of striking. Irish myth: Cross.
F1084.0.2. F1084.0.2. Weapons confined by flying nets of hair in furious battle. Irish myth: Cross.
F1084.0.3. F1084.0.3. Continuous fighting. No rest or food. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1084.0.4. F1084.0.4. Marks of furious battle left in rock. Irish myth: Cross.
F1084.1. F1084.1. Deep streams of blood flow during battle. Irish myth: Cross.
F1084.2. F1084.2. Warriors use teeth after they exhaust weapons. Irish myth: Cross.
F1084.3. F1084.3. Soldiers fight so closely river is forced from bed. Irish myth: Cross.
F1085. F1085. Eye bursts forth from overstrain of voice. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1086. F1086. Saint preaches for three days and three nights. Irish myth: Cross.
F1087. F1087. Hero‘s marvelous sword falls and cuts off hand of enemy. (Cf. F833, N331.) Irish myth: *Cross.
F1088. F1088. Extraordinary escapes. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1088.1. F1088.1. Hero (heroine) spared for his (her) beauty. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1088.2. F1088.2. Hero unharmed by serpent which coils around his waist. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1088.3. F1088.3. Extraordinary escape from drowning. Icelandic: Snorra Edda Gylf. XLI, Boberg; Danish: Schmidt DF XXXIX 44ff.; Maori: Clark 29.
F1088.3.1. F1088.3.1. Clerics and property cast safely on shore when enemies attempt their drowning. Irish myth: Cross.
F1088.3.2. F1088.3.2. Fisherman dragged through sea by seal escapes. Irish myth: Cross.
F1088.4. F1088.4. Animal escapes by slipping out of skin. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1091. F1091. Food does not spoil saint’s clothing. Irish myth: Cross.
F1092. F1092. Vessel of poisoned ale inverted; only poison flows out. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1093. F1093. Stake miraculously bent during night. Irish myth: Cross.
F1094. F1094. Milk has taste of wine and honey. Irish myth: Cross.
F1095. F1095. Arm grows longer from giving alms. Irish myth: Cross.
F1096. F1096. Person lives on after being cut through by sword. Irish myth: Cross.
F1096.1. F1096.1. Person lives on after having heart cut free. Heart moves about within his chest. Irish myth: Cross.
F1096.2. F1096.2. Person lives on with intestines exposed. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
F1096.3. F1096.3. Severed head bites earth. Icelandic: Boberg.
F1097. F1097. Armies miraculously separated (kept from coming to battle, etc.). Irish myth: *Cross.
F1097.1. F1097.1. Angel forbids armies to approach each other. Irish myth: Cross.
F1098. F1098. Object miraculously mended. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1098.0.1. F1098.0.1. Object miraculously broken. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
F1099. F1099. Additional marvels.
F1099.1. F1099.1. Entire household dies on same night. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1099.2. F1099.2. Roads miraculously appear on Hallowe‘en. (Cf. F900.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
F1099.2.1. F1099.2.1. Roads miraculously appear on day of hero’s birth. Irish myth: *Cross.
F1099.3. F1099.3. Words heard though only thought and not uttered. Jewish: Neuman.
F1099.4. F1099.4. Corn takes root in man’s hair. Irish myth: Cross.
F1099.4.1. F1099.4.1. Blades of corn grow through hair of saint as reward for guarding cornkiln. Irish myth: Cross.
F1099.5. F1099.5. Burning bodies vomit. Irish myth: Cross.
F1099.6. F1099.6. Extraordinary plowing. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1099.6.1. F1099.6.1. Extraordinary plowing by teeth. India: Thompson-Balys.
F1099.7. F1099.7. Pious die on their birthday. Jewish: *Neuman.
F1099.8. F1099.8. Man meets his future descendants and is instructed by them. Jewish: Neuman.

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