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Group No. 205


Q. Rewards and punishments

Group No.

Q300 – Q399

Group name

Deeds punished II


Q300. Q300. Contentiousness punished. (Cf. W188.)
Q301. Q301. Jealousy punished. (Cf. W181.) Penzer III 177f.; Missouri French: Carrière; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Italian Novella: *Rotunda; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Konnoh): Willans 139.
Q302. Q302. Envy punished. (Cf. Q551.6.6, W195.) Irish myth: Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q302.1. Q302.1. Envy punished: the found purse. Three men find a purse. They are loath to pick it up, since they will have to divide. The king sees this and assigns them their proper punishments. Chauvin II 120 No. 107.
Q304. Q304. Scolding punished. Africa (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 412 No. 10.
Q305. Q305. War-making punished. (Cf. Q553.3.1.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q306. Q306. Quarrelsomeness punished. (Cf. Q551.7.3.) Irish myth: Cross; Africa (Wakweli): Bender 62.
Q312. Q312. Fault-finding punished. (Cf. Q431.12, Q451.4.6, Q557.8, W128.) Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q312.1. Q312.1. Punishment for finding fault with God‘s works in heaven. *Type 801; BP III 297ff.
Q312.2. Q312.2. Devil carries off fault-finding people. (Cf. R11.2.1.) Scala Celi 54b No. 306.
Q312.3. Q312.3. Punishment for finding fault with God’s forgiveness of sin. *Type 756B.
Q312.4. Q312.4. Fault-finding with God‘s handling of weather. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q313. Q313. Bad temper punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q314. Q314. Scandal-mongering punished. (Cf. Q451.4.2.) Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q320. Q320. Evil personal habits punished.
Q321. Q321. Laziness punished. (Cf. Q495.1.) Spanish: Espinosa Jr. No. 188; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 127; Africa (Wakweli): Bender 104f.
Q321.1. Q321.1. Women who will not sew are cast from community. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q322. Q322. Dirtiness punished. (Cf. Q432.1, Q433.3, W115.) Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q323. Q323. Unthriftiness punished. Alphabet No. 218; Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
Q325. Q325. Disobedience punished. (Cf. Q431.3, Q451., Q456.0.3, Q458.0.2, Q552., Q593.) Alphabet No. 441; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 104, 216; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 428, (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 473; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T-G. 3/629); S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 177; Africa (Wakweli): Bender 108, (Duala): Lederbogen Märchen 84, (Congo): Weeks Congo 214, (Luba): DeClerq ZsKS IV 193; West Indies: Flowers 569.
Q326. Q326. Impudence punished. (Cf. Q411.10, Q413.5.) Irish myth: Cross; Africa (Bushongo): Torday 241.
Q327. Q327. Discourtesy punished. (Cf. Q221.1, Q583.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q330. Q330. Overweening punished. (Cf. Q552.19.1, Q582.5.)
Q331. Q331. Pride punished. (Cf. Q552.19.5.) Penzer IV 142f.; Irish myth: Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Africa (Bulu): Krug 110.
Q331.1. Q331.1. Devil torments old man who has laid aside his humility. Scala Celi 105a No. 572.
Q331.2. Q331.2. Vanity punished.
Q331.2.1. Q331.2.1. Woman‘s vain display punished. Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
Q331.2.1.1. Q331.2.1.1. Devil impersonates woman’s maid at her toilette. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q331.2.1.2. Q331.2.1.2. Vain woman has her cheeks miraculously burned. (Cf. Q550.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q331.2.1.3. Q331.2.1.3. Husband rubs off paint from wife‘s cheeks. Threatens to scrape them the next time. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q331. Q331. Husband puts soot on wife’s cheeks to discourage her from using paint. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q331.2.1.4. Q331.2.1.4. Vain woman wears corset so tight that it stifles her to death. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q331.2.1.5. Q331.2.1.5. Clothes-proud woman trips over long skirt. Devil laughs. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q331.2.2. Q331.2.2. Jackal demands to be praised as god: runs with pack of hounds. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q333. Q333. Boldness punished.
Q333.1. Q333.1. “God has no use for me, and the devil will not take me.” On the way home the bold woman is strangled by the devil. (Cf. Q582.5.) Lithuanian: Balys Legends No. 376f.
Q338. Q338. Immoderate request punished. (Cf. Q501.8, Q559.6, Q572.4, Q582.6, Q585.2.) Type 555; Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q338.1. Q338.1. Request for immortality punished by transformation into tree. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 276 n. 18.
Q338.2. Q338.2. The devil‘s likeness. A squire demands somebody to paint a living picture of the devil; when he sees it, he dies. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3355, Legends Nos. 681 – 84.
Q340. Q340. Meddling punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q341. Q341. Curiosity punished. Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Luba): DeClerq ZsKS IV 189, (Cameroon): Rosenhuber 52.
Q342. Q342. Inquisitiveness punished. (Cf. Q557.5.) Wienert FFC LVI 49 (ET 89), 95 (ST 84); Jewish: Neuman; Africa: Weeks Congo 207.
Q380. Q380. Deeds punished – miscellaneous.
Q381. Q381. Punishment for gambling. (Cf. N0, Q433.8.) Jewish: Neuman; Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 182.
Q385. Q385. Captured animals avenge themselves. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 313 n. 126a.
Q386. Q386. Dancing punished. Scala Celi 61b No. 336; Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 347 – 352; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q386.1. Q386.1. Devil punishes girl who loves to dance. Scala Celi 62a No. 338; England, U.S.: Baughman; Finnish: Aarne FFC XXXIII 40 No. 24**; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 10 No. 81, 13 No. 112.
Q386.2. Q386.2. Drunken dancers punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q387. Q387. Jesting punished.
Q387.1. Q387.1. Devil carries off jester. (Cf. R11.2.1.) Scala Celi 77b No. 441.
Q388. Q388. Freemasonry punished.
Q388.1. Q388.1. Freemasons forced to dance till they sweat blood. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 13 No. 114.
Q391. Q391. Punishment for singing worldly songs. (Cf. Q411.10.1.)
Q391.1. Q391.1. Prince of devils gives up seat to man who goes to hell for singing worldly songs. Scala Celi 25b No. 169.
Q392. Q392. Punishment of evil magician who has caused plague. German: H. Büschner Heide-Sagen a. d. Münsterlande 9, Klose Führer d. dt. Sagen u. Märchenwelt d. Grafschaft Glatz 104.
Q393. Q393. Evil speech punished. Italian Novella: Rotunda; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 50.
Q393.1. Q393.1. Punishment for talking too much. Monk punished in hell‘s fires for this fault. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q393.2. Q393.2. Gossiping punished. Africa: Casati I 319.
Q394. Q394. Uxoriousness punished. Irish myth: Cross.
Q395. Q395. Disrespect punished. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 411, Tahiti: ibid. 244.

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