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Group No. 208


Letter

Q. Rewards and punishments

Group No.

Q550 – Q599

Group name

Kinds of punishment III

Description

Q550. Q550. Miraculous punishments.
 
Q550.1. Q550.1. Supernatural manifestations at death of wicked person. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 1 Nos. 7, 8, 9.
 
Q551. Q551. Magic manifestations as punishments.
 
Q551.1. Q551.1. Undutiful son punished by toad clinging to face. (Cf. Q281.1.) *BP III 167; Köhler-Bolte I 473ff.; *Ward II 664; Herbert III 343; Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 437; Irish: Beal XXI 317.
 
Q551.1.1. Q551.1.1. Betel-nut grows upon a person‘s knee as a punishment. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 56.
 
Q551.2. Q551.2. Punishment: animal skin grows on man’s back. He had masked in the skin in order to cheat. *Type 831; Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.2.1. Q551.2.1. Magic adhesion to object as punishment (for opposition to holy person). (Cf. D2171.1, Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.2.2. Q551.2.2. Miraculous adhesion of objects to human hand as punishment for working on holy day. (Cf. Q223.6.) *Loomis White Magic 55.
 
Q551.2.3. Q551.2.3. Thief rendered unable to remove burden of stolen goods from his back. (Cf. Q212.) *Loomis White Magic 55, 98.
 
Q551.2.4. Q551.2.4. Corpse of murdered man sticks to murderer‘s back. (Cf. Q211.) *Loomis White Magic 55.
 
Q551.2.5. Q551.2.5. Instrument or tool for unlawful work becomes attached to person holding it. *Loomis White Magic 55.
 
Q551.2.6. Q551.2.6. Sacrilege and blasphemy punished by magic adhesion. (Cf. Q221.3.) *Loomis White Magic 55f.
 
Q551.2.7. Q551.2.7. Priest’s concubine is unable to rise from stone. She is finally freed by prayers and repentance. (Cf. Q243.1.) England: Baughman.
 
Q551.2.8. Q551.2.8. Punishment for stinginess: bundle of fuel (pitcher of lime) sticks to man‘s head. (Cf. Q276.) India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.2.8.1. Q551.2.8.1. Punishment for cupidity: rich man’s foot caught in church door: extricated only when he sends money to beggar. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3. Q551.3. Punishment: transformation. (Cf. D661.) Greek: Grote I 32.
 
Q551.3.1. Q551.3.1. Punishment: transformation of lovers into lion and lioness for desecrating temple. They have had sexual relations in the temple. It was believed that lions do not mate with each other; hence their sin could not be repeated. Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 401 n. 2.
 
Q551.3.2. Q551.3.2. Punishment: transformation into animal. (Cf. Q226.2.) S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 31.
 
Q551.3.2.1. Q551.3.2.1. Punishment: Loki‘s son transformed into wolf which tears his brother to pieces. Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 146.
 
Q551.3.2.2. Q551.3.2.2. Punishment: woman transformed into bird. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.3. Q551.3.2.3. Punishment: transformation into frog. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.4. Q551.3.2.4. Punishment: transformation into monkey. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.5. Q551.3.2.5. Punishment: man transformed to a mass of worms. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.6. Q551.3.2.6. Punishment: transformation to ass. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.7. Q551.3.2.7. Punishment: transformation to dog. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.2.8. Q551.3.2.8. Punishment: transformation to calf. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.3. Q551.3.3. Punishment: calf’s head in murderer‘s hand turns to corpse’s head. (Cf. Q211.) *BP I 276 n. 2, II 535.
 
Q551.3.3.1. Q551.3.3.1. Punishment: melon in murderer‘s hand turns to murdered man’s head. Africa (Fulah): Equilbecq II 205ff. No. 43.
 
Q551.3.4. Q551.3.4. Transformation to stone as punishment. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.4.1. Q551.3.4.1. Scoffers turned to stone by saint. (Cf. Q225.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.3.4.2. Q551.3.4.2. Man curses wind; he is turned to stone, along with sack from which he is sowing. (Cf. Q221.) England: *Baughman.
 
Q551.3.4.3. Q551.3.4.3. Nun breaks her vow. She is turned to stone. (Cf. Q226.) U.S.: Baughman.
 
Q551.3.5. Q551.3.5. Punishment: transformation into other object. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.5.1. Q551.3.5.1. Punishment: transformation into falling star. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.3.5.2. Q551.3.5.2. Punishment: transformation into tree. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.4. Q551.4. Punishment: animals become sick.
 
Q551.4.1. Q551.4.1. Punishment: horses become sick. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.5. Q551.5. Reincarnation as punishment. (Cf. E600, Q584.3.) India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 222, 342, 424, 479, 597, 740, 1148, II 355, 670, 691, 792, 918, 1028, 1272.
 
Q551.5.1. Q551.5.1. Reincarnation into degraded form as punishment. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.5.1.1. Q551.5.1.1. Punishment: man reborn as girl. (Cf. Q292.1.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.5.1.2. Q551.5.1.2. Punishment: king and queen reborn as children of scavenger. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.5.1.3. Q551.5.1.3. Dying priest looks greedily on ripe plum: is reincarnated as insect feeding within plum. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.6. Q551.6. Magic sickness as punishment. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 187.
 
Q551.6.0.1. Q551.6.0.1. Punishment: men stricken with leprosy. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.6.0.2. Q551.6.0.2. Punishment: death from unknown disease before end of three days for having obtained food by force from monastery. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.6.1. Q551.6.1. Magic sickness as punishment for lying (perjury). (Cf. Q263, Q583.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.6.2. Q551.6.2. Magic sickness as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227, Q572.3.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.6.2.1. Q551.6.2.1. Magic sickness as punishment for tanning shoes with bark from saint‘s tree. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.6.3. Q551.6.3. Magic sickness as punishment for ingratitude. (Cf. Q281.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.6.4. Q551.6.4. Magic sickness as punishment for theft. (Cf. Q212, Q557.4, Q572.1.) *Loomis White Magic 98; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.6.5. Q551.6.5. Magic sickness as punishment for desecration of holy places (images, etc.). (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.6.5.1. Q551.6.5.1. Magic manifestation: blood flows suddenly from mouth of blasphemer. (Cf. Q221.3.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q551.6.5.2. Q551.6.5.2. Magic manifestation: eyes fall out of head of blasphemer. (Cf. Q451.7.0.2.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q551.6.6. Q551.6.6. Emaciation caused by envy. (Cf. Q302.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.6.7. Q551.6.7. Magic sickness (death) as punishment for inhospitality. (Cf. Q292.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.7. Q551.7. Magic paralysis as punishment. Loomis White Magic 98f.; Irish myth: Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q551.7.1. Q551.7.1. Magic paralysis as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227, Q573.1, Q583.3.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.7.1.1. Q551.7.1.1. Heretic suddenly becomes tongue-tied. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.7.2. Q551.7.2. Magic paralysis as punishment for theft. (Cf. Q212.) *Loomis White Magic 98; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.7.3. Q551.7.3. Magic paralysis as punishment for quarrelsomeness. (Cf. Q306.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.8. Q551.8. Deformity as punishment. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q551.8.1. Q551.8.1. Deformity as punishment for false judging. (Cf. Q265.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.8.2. Q551.8.2. Deformity as punishment for desecration of holy places (images, etc.). (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.8.3. Q551.8.3. Deformity (putridity) as punishment for murder. (Cf. D2061.1.4, Q211.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.8.4. Q551.8.4. Man’s eye bursts forth when he urges saint to marry. (Cf. Q227, Q451.7.0.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.8.5. Q551.8.5. Head falls off when man lies to saint. (Cf. Q263.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q551.8.6. Q551.8.6. Magic punishment: tongue protrudes from mouth of sinner and blindness follows. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q551.8.7. Q551.8.7. Punishment: face distorted. India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 600, 808.
 
Q551.9. Q551.9. Miraculous burning as punishment. (Cf. Q414.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.9.1. Q551.9.1. Miraculous burning as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q551.9.2. Q551.9.2. Magic burning to death as punishment for perjury. (Cf. Q263.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q551.10. Q551.10. Person miraculously lifted into air and dashed to death as punishment for blasphemy. (Cf. Q221.3, Q417.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.10.1. Q551.10.1. Person miraculously lifted into air and dashed to death as punishment for scoffing at church teachings. (Cf. Q225.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q551.11. Q551.11. Magic forgetfulness as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q551.12. Q551.12. Premature aging as punishment. (Cf. D1890.) Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552. Q552. Prodigy as punishment. Irish myth: *Cross; West Indies: Flowers 569f.
 
Q552.0.1. Q552.0.1. Death from elements as punishment for unjust judgment (by poets). Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.1. Q552.1. Death by thunderbolt as punishment. *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 458; *Blinkenberg The Thunderweapon in Religion and Folklore (Cambridge, Eng., 1911); *P. Saintyves Pierres magiques (Paris, 1936). – Irish: *Cross, Beal XXI 336, O‘Suilleabhain 123; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 Nos. 165, 173; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3267; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 34 n. 2 (Iasion), 52 n. 2 (Asopus); Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.1.0.1. Q552.1.0.1. Destruction of property by thunderbolt as punishment. (Cf. Q595.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.1.0.1.1. Q552.1.0.1.1. Thunderbolt demolishes fortress as punishment for disobedience (to saint). (Cf. Q227, Q325.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.1.0.2. Q552.1.0.2. Thunder slays people for disregard of him. Lithuanian: Balys Tautosakos Darbai VI 135f.
 
Q552.1.1. Q552.1.1. Lightning strikes monk who despises humility. (Cf. Q331.) Scala Celi 102b No. 152; Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 455; Alphabet No. 116.
 
Q552.1.2. Q552.1.2. Ravisher killed by thunderbolt. (Cf. Q244.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q552.1.3. Q552.1.3. Impostor killed by lightning. (Cf. Q262.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 110 No. 65.
 
Q552.1.4. Q552.1.4. Death by thunderbolt as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.1.5. Q552.1.5. Death by thunderbolt as punishment for treachery. (Cf. Q261.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.1.6. Q552.1.6. Death by thunderbolt as punishment for injustice. (Cf. Q296.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.1.7. Q552.1.7. Woman who accused saint of raping her is struck by lightning. (Cf. Q263.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q552.1.8. Q552.1.8. Infidel defies God to strike him with lightning. God does. (Cf. Q221.3.) U.S.: Baughman.
 
Q552.1.8.1. Q552.1.8.1. Cattle thief calls on God to strike him with lightning if he has ever stolen a cow or calf. Lightning strikes him. U.S.: Baughman.
 
Q552.2. Q552.2. Sinking of earth as punishment. Irish myth: Cross; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18f. Nos. 164, 188; India: Thompson-Balys; Tuamotu: Henry Ancient Tahiti (Honolulu, 1928) 511.
 
Q552.2.0.1. Q552.2.0.1. Quaking of earth as punishment. (Cf. D2148.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.2.0.1.1. Q552.2.0.1.1. Earth quakes when saint is opposed. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.2.1. Q552.2.1. Land sinks and lake appears as punishment. *Fb “sø” III 449b; Loomis White Magic 41, 101; England: Baughman; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 787*; Chinese: Werner 405.
 
Q552.2.2. Q552.2.2. Grave sinks so that grave-robbers cannot get out. (Cf. Q212.2.) Estonian: Aarne FFC XXV 116 No. 17.
 
Q552.2.3. Q552.2.3. Earth swallowings as punishment. (Cf. F940, Q221.4.3.) Irish: *Cross, Beal XXI 327, O’Suilleabhain 79; Lithuanian: Balys Index Nos. 3610, 3748, Legends Nos. 467f., 470f; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.2.3.1. Q552.2.3.1. Girl sinks into earth for dancing in church. (Cf. C51.1.5, Q386.) Fb “kirkegaard” II 129.
 
Q552.2.3.1.1. Q552.2.3.1.1. Earth swallows man who opposes saint (holy man). (Cf. Q227.) Loomis White Magic 44; Irish myth: *Cross; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 798, II 1220.
 
Q552.2.3.1.2. Q552.2.3.1.2. Earth swallows man as punishment for sacrilege (blasphemy, heresy, etc.). (Cf. Q221.3.) *Loomis White Magic 101; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.1.3. Q552.2.3.1.3. Man who angers saint sinks into earth to his knees. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.2. Q552.2.3.2. Earth swallows object as punishment. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.2.1. Q552.2.3.2.1. Earth swallows mill in which saint‘s grain was refused grinding. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.2.2. Q552.2.3.2.2. Earth swallows heretical city. (Cf. Q225.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.2.3. Q552.2.3.2.3. Island sinks for man’s offense to saint. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.3. Q552.2.3.3. Saint causes parricide to sink into earth to his knees. (Cf. D1713, Q211.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.2.3.4. Q552.2.3.4. Earth swallows man intending treachery. (Cf. Q261.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3. Q552.3. Failure of crops during reign of wicked king. (Cf. Q552.10.1.) Irish: MacCulloch Celtic 72, *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Greek: Grote I 171, 203; Jewish: Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.3.0.1. Q552.3.0.1. Failure of crops as punishment for uncharitableness. (Cf. Q286.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3.0.2. Q552.3.0.2. Failure of crops as punishment for murder. (Cf. Q211.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3.0.3. Q552.3.0.3. Failure of crops and milk as punishment for adultery. (Cf. Q241.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3.0.4. Q552.3.0.4. Failure of crops for mistreating the dead. Africa (Cameroon): Mansfield 233.
 
Q552.3.1. Q552.3.1. Famine as punishment. *Loomis White Magic 95, 102; Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.3.1.1. Q552.3.1.1. Sterility of land as punishment for parricide. (Cf. Q211.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3.2. Q552.3.2. Famine as punishment for oppression by victors. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.3.3. Q552.3.3. Drought as punishment. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.3.4. Q552.3.4. Food magically disappears. India: Thompson-Balys; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 431.
 
Q552.3.5. Q552.3.5. Punishment for greed: streams of sugar, molasses, and milk from anchorite‘s tomb dry up and petrify because of townspeople’s greed. (Cf. Q272.) India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.3.6. Q552.3.6. Punishment: water famine. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.3.7. Q552.3.7. Murrain upon cattle as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.4. Q552.4. Ear of stolen animal protrudes from thief‘s mouth. (Cf. Q212.) Irish: Plummer cxliii, *Cross; *Loomis White Magic 98.
 
Q552.4.1. Q552.4.1. Stolen animal cries out from stomach of thief. *Loomis White Magic 98; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q552.5. Q552.5. Monstrous births as punishment for girl’s pride. (Cf. M437, Q331, T550.) Child I 210; Ireland, U.S.: Baughman.
 
Q552.5.1. Q552.5.1. Man who cuts off tongue of swallow has dumb children. (Cf. Q285.1.1.) Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 182; Japanese: Ikeda.
 
Q552.6. Q552.6. Rich lord who robs poor widow of her cow chokes on first mouthful. (Cf. Q212.) Herbert III 35ff.
 
Q552.7. Q552.7. Mary-image descends and chastises clerk who scoffs at its rude carving. (Cf. Q225.) Ward II 676 No. 61.
 
Q552.8. Q552.8. Dead cock rises, crows, and spatters scoffers so that they become leprous. (Cf. Q225.) Alphabet No. 117.
 
Q552.9. Q552.9. Punishment: woman who has prevented birth of children casts no shadow. (Cf. Q251.) *Type 755; *Fb “skygge” III 347ab; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 186.
 
Q552.10. Q552.10. Plague as punishment. Irish myth: *Cross; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 165; German: O. Busch Nordwestthüringer Sagen 145, E. Handreck Müllersagen 194, O. Schöppner Sagenbuch d. bairischen Lande I 72; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.10.1. Q552.10.1. Recurrent plague during reign of wicked king. (Cf. Q552.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.11. Q552.11. Punishment: meeting frightful apparition. (Ghost, mysterious animal, devil.) Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 17ff. Nos. 158 – 161, 167, 169-71, 179.
 
Q552.12. Q552.12. Punishment: shipwreck. Irish myth: *Cross; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 Nos. 174 – 75.
 
Q552.13. Q552.13. Fire from heaven as punishment. (Cf. F797, F962.2.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.13.0.1. Q552.13.0.1. Punishment by arrows of fire from heaven. Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q552.13.0.2. Q552.13.0.2. Sword (of fire) from heaven drawn upon sinners. Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q552.13.0.3. Q552.13.0.3. Gods pour torrents of hot ashes on kingdom as punishment. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 601.
 
Q552.13.1. Q552.13.1. Death by fire from heaven as punishment. *Loomis White Magic 35; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.13.1.1. Q552.13.1.1. Death by fire from heaven as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.13.1.2. Q552.13.1.2. Death by fire from heaven as punishment for scoffing at church teachings. (Cf. Q225.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.13.2. Q552.13.2. Destruction of property by fire from heaven as punishment. (Cf. Q595.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.13.2.1. Q552.13.2.1. City of king who opposed saint miraculously burned. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.13.2.2. Q552.13.2.2. Church which refused to bury saint miraculously burned. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.13.3. Q552.13.3. Fire from heaven consumes adulterous wife who has slandered an abbot. (Cf. Q227, Q414.0.3.) *Loomis White Magic 111.
 
Q552.14. Q552.14. Storm as punishment. (Cf. D905.) Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.14.0.1. Q552.14.0.1. Storm as punishment for affront to disguised supernatural spirit. (Cf. Q221.) S. A. Indian (Chamacoco): Métraux MAFLS XL 28.
 
Q552.14.1. Q552.14.1. Fortress built on Sunday destroyed by tempest. (Cf. C631, Q223.6.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.14.2. Q552.14.2. Punishment: flood of mud after which crops of corn come up with black (smutted) ears. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.14.3. Q552.14.3. Mass of sand advances like a tidal wave upon city. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.14.4. Q552.14.4. Rain of stones as punishment. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.14.5. Q552.14.5. Hail as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.15. Q552.15. Punishment: cloud cuts off view of man promised all he can see for expelling saint. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.16. Q552.16. Food and drink refused saint miraculously become putrid. (Cf. D2096, Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.16.1. Q552.16.1. Food concealed from saint miraculously changed to stones. (Cf. Q551.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.16.1.1. Q552.16.1.1. Fishermen cut fish into pieces and claim that they have none. Saint says, “If you have none, may you have them; if you have, may they be stones.” Pieces of fish are changed to stones. (Cf. A977.5.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.16.1.2. Q552.16.1.2. Women carrying cheeses concealed pretend that they are carrying webs or balls of thread. Saint changes cheeses to stones. (Cf. A977.5.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.17. Q552.17. Punishment: grave fills with sand when digger attempts to bury sinner over holy man. (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.18. Q552.18. Punishment: disappearance of ill-gotten gains. (Cf. Q585, Q595.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.18.1. Q552.18.1. Gold and silver demanded of saint disappear. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.18.1.1. Q552.18.1.1. Cowl demanded as ransom from saint bursts into flame. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.18.2. Q552.18.2. Drink refused saint disappears. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.18.3. Q552.18.3. Payment for ransom disappears when prisoner is not released. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.19. Q552.19. Miraculous drowning as punishment. (Cf. Q428, Q467.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
A920.1.3. Lake bursts forth to drown thief.
 
Q552.19.0.1. Q552.19.0.1. Drowning caused by magic wind as punishment of braggart. (Cf. D906, Q330.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.19.1. Q552.19.1. Miraculous drowning as punishment for opposition to saint (holy man). (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: *Cross; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 1042.
 
Q552.19.2. Q552.19.2. Miraculous drowning as punishment for desire to murder. (Cf. Q211.8.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.19.3. Q552.19.3. Miraculous drowning as punishment for theft. (Cf. Q212.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.19.4. Q552.19.4. Miraculous drowning as punishment for man’s flight with stepmother. (Cf. Q242.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.19.5. Q552.19.5. Miraculous drowning as punishment for haughtiness. (Cf. Q331.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q552.19.6. Q552.19.6. Flood as punishment for murder (fratricide). (Cf. Q211.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q552.20. Q552.20. Eclipse as punishment. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.20.1. Q552.20.1. Miraculous darkness as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q552.21. Q552.21. Man vomits heart as punishment and lives without it till his death. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.22. Q552.22. Punishment: city and inhabitants hurled down precipice. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.23. Q552.23. Punishment: being suspended between heaven and earth. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q552.24. Q552.24. Punishment: lava flow. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 500.
 
Q552.25. Q552.25. Earthquake as punishment.
 
Q552.25.1. Q552.25.1. Earthquake at dragon‘s death. Icelandic: Boberg.
 
Q552.25.2. Q552.25.2. Earthquake at witch’s death. Icelandic: Boberg.
 
Q553. Q553. Divine favor withdrawn as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q553.1. Q553.1. Virgin Mary withdraws the sacrament from a scoffer. (Cf. Q225.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 551.
 
Q553.2. Q553.2. Punishment: angel ceases to appear to self-righteous hermit. Type 756A; Köhler-Bolte I 147f., 578; Spanish: Espinosa II No. 81, Espinosa Jr. No. 186.
 
Q553.3. Q553.3. Sterility as punishment. (Cf. T591.) Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q553.3.1. Q553.3.1. God refuses king a son on account of his many wars. (Cf. Q305.) Chinese: Werner 256.
 
Q553.3.0.1. Q553.3.0.1. Sterility of women as punishment. Jewish: Moreno Esdras (Q578.3); India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q553.3.2. Q553.3.2. Children of incestuous father die without issue. (Cf. Q242.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q553.3.3. Q553.3.3. Sterility as punishment for breaking saint‘s covenant. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross; Greek (Herodotus): Classical Philology 39 (1944) 179f.
 
Q553.3.4. Q553.3.4. Sterility as punishment for parricide. (Cf. Q211.1.). Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q553.3.5. Q553.3.5. Sterility as punishment for uncharitableness to holy person. (Cf. Q286.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q553.3.6. Q553.3.6. Painful birth of children as punishment. Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q553.3.7. Q553.3.7. Punishment: reduced number of children. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q553.4. Q553.4. Death of children as punishment. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q553.4.1. Q553.4.1. Child taken from parents because they have ceased to think of God. (Cf. Q223.1.) Köhler-Bolte I 148.
 
Q553.5. Q553.5. Punishment: small catch of fish for child-murderers. Fisherman and his wife have always caught three fishes. From greed they kill their child in order to have more fish for themselves. But they thereafter catch but two fishes. (Cf. Q211.4.) Type 832.
 
Q553.6. Q553.6. Failure in all efforts as punishment. Loomis White Magic 100; Jewish: Moreno Esdras (Q479.1); India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q553.7. Q553.7. Rains withheld until king remembers to have monks’ huts roofed as promised. (Cf. Q266.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 288.
 
Q554. Q554. Mysterious visitation as punishment.
 
Q554.1. Q554.1. Punishment: devil carries off thief. (Cf. Q212.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 378.
 
Q554.2. Q554.2. Devil in roof of church into which he thrusts voices of loud singers. (Cf. Q223.) Alphabet No. 123.
 
Q554.3. Q554.3. Mysterious stranger blows ashes into face of scoffer and chokes him to death. (Cf. Q225.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 666.
 
Q554.4. Q554.4. Mysterious wolf enters church and kills blaspheming priest. (Cf. Q225.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 550.
 
Q554.5. Q554.5. Mysterious animal punishes penitent. Returning from the pope he is met by a mysterious animal who jumps on his back. Then in the man‘s room, whither he has carried the animal, a three hours’ noise is heard as of a fight. Neither man nor beast is found in the room. (Cf. Q557.) Köhler-Bolte I 132; Euphorion IV 332; Irish: Beal XXI 317, O‘Suilleabhain 46; Gascon: Bladé Contes pop. de Gascogne II 201 No. 13.
 
Q554.6. Q554.6. Cheaters visited by god in animal form. Frightened into restitution. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q554.7. Q554.7. Creditor in former existence comes to confiscate riches of unkind man in next existence. (Cf. Q281.) India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q555. Q555. Madness as punishment. (Cf. D2065.) *Loomis White Magic 98; Irish myth: *Cross; Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 146 n. 2, 183 n. 3; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q555.1. Q555.1. Madness as punishment for scoffer. (Cf. Q225.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 457.
 
Q555.2. Q555.2. Madness as punishment for adulterer. (Cf. Q241.) Alphabet No. 36; Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Aeschylus Eumenides 341.
 
Q555.3. Q555.3. Madness as punishment for thieves. (Cf. Q212.) *Loomis White Magic 98.
 
Q555.4. Q555.4. Punishment for incest: father and son maddened; cut off their sexual organs. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q556. Q556. Curse as punishment. Roberts 217; Irish: *Cross, O’Suilleabhain 83, Beal XXI 328; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q556.0.1. Q556.0.1. Curse threatened to enforce demand. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q556.0.2. Q556.0.2. Voice from heaven pronounces curse of destruction on city. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q556.1. Q556.1. Curse for participation in Crucifixion. (Cf. Q221.2.) Dh II 216ff., 219ff.; England: Baughman.
 
Q556.2. Q556.2. Mark of Cain. Permanent mark as curse on a murderer. (Cf. Q211.) *Frazer Old Testament I 78ff.; Irish myth: *Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q556.3. Q556.3. Curse for leaving home. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q556.4. Q556.4. Man has color of the dead as result of saint‘s curse for disobedience. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.4.1. Q556.4.1. Child born with one eye blinded as result of saint’s curse. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.5. Q556.5. Saint decrees offenders will not be able to fortify their dwellings. Fences fall, earth gapes when dug. (Cf. D2192, Q227, Q552.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.6. Q556.6. Curse for plundering church: king loses battles. (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.7. Q556.7. Curse for inhospitality. (Cf. Q292.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q556.7.1. Q556.7.1. Curse for enforced hospitality. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q556.8. Q556.8. Curse for mockery. (Cf. Q288.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q556.9. Q556.9. Curse for banishing wife at wish of paramour. (Cf. Q248.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.10. Q556.10. Curse for murder. (Cf. Q211.)
 
Q556.10.1. Q556.10.1. Saint curses murderer with shortness of life here and hell beyond. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q556.11. Q556.11. Curse for uncharitableness. (Cf. Q286.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q556.12. Q556.12. Curse for stealing. (Cf. Q212.)
 
Q556.12.1. Q556.12.1. Thievish abbot to be eaten by wolves: curse by saint. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q557. Q557. Miraculous punishment through animals. (Cf. Q415, Q552.4, Q554.5, Q582.6, Q589.1, Q589.1.0.1, Q597.) Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q557.1. Q557.1. Poisonous toad sits on food of undutiful children. (Cf. Q281.1.) Tobler Epiphanie der Seele 25.
 
Q557.2. Q557.2. Serpent chokes woman’s undutiful son. (Cf. Q281.1.) Alphabet No. 359.
 
Q557.3. Q557.3. Eagle (ape) carries off ill-gotten gain. Makes away with the receipts of a merchant who had watered his wine. (Cf. Q274.) Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
 
Q557.4. Q557.4. Mouse causes hair of thief to fall out. (Cf. Q551.6.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q557.5. Q557.5. Saint‘s pet crane pecks out eye of spying person. (Cf. Q342, Q580.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q557.6. Q557.6. Snake strikes person for opposing saint. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q557.7. Q557.7. Tiger seizes bride and bridegroom at threshold of house because groom has failed to worship deity before ceremony. (Cf. Q223.) India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q557.8. Q557.8. People given charm to dispel flies grumble: flies return a thousandfold. (Cf. Q312.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q558. Q558. Mysterious death as punishment. (Cf. Q411, Q574, Q591.1.)
 
Q558.1. Q558.1. Scoffing priest mysteriously stricken dead. (Cf. Q225.) Pauli (ed. Bolte) Nos. 455, 486.
 
Q558.2. Q558.2. Perjurer stricken dead. (Cf. Q263.) Icelandic: Boberg; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 177.
 
Q558.3. Q558.3. Usurer flees city to escape plague. On his return he boasts that God did not get him. He takes the plague and dies. (Cf. Q221.3.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q558.4. Q558.4. Blasphemer stricken dead. (Cf. Q221.3.) England: Baughman; Irish myth: *Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller (Q221.3.3); Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q558.5. Q558.5. Man in anger throws stone at the image of the Virgin. Is stricken dead. (Cf. Q222.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q558.6. Q558.6. Mysterious death as punishment for theft. (Cf. Q212.) *Loomis White Magic 98; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.7. Q558.7. Slave-driver mysteriously stricken dead. (Cf. Q285.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.8. Q558.8. Mysterious death as punishment for wrongful satire. (Cf. Q265.2.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.9. Q558.9. Mysterious death as punishment for murder. (Cf. Q211.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.9.1. Q558.9.1. Mysterious death of son as punishment for murder. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.10. Q558.10. Mysterious death as punishment for feigning sleep. (Cf. Q260.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.11. Q558.11. Animals which eat of saint’s body stricken dead. (Cf. B275.3, Q220.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.12. Q558.12. Mysterious death as punishment for worshiping idols on All-Saints-Day. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.13. Q558.13. Mysterious death as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q227, Q574.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.13.1. Q558.13.1. Mysterious death of son as punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q411.3.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.13.2. Q558.13.2. Mysterious death as punishment for disbelief in druidism. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.14. Q558.14. Mysterious death as punishment for desecration of holy places (images, etc.). (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.14.1. Q558.14.1. Animals stricken dead for desecration of holy places. (Cf. D2089.3.) *Loomis White Magic 102; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q558.15. Q558.15. Mysterious death as punishment for lying (perjury). (Cf. Q263.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.15.1. Q558.15.1. Mysterious death of son as punishment for lying (perjury). Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.16. Q558.16. Mysterious death as punishment for false judging. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q558.17. Q558.17. Death by ulcer for destroying churches. (Cf. Q222.) Irish myth:
 
Q558.18. Q558.18. Saints bring about miraculous death because of desecration of sanctuaries. (Cf. C51.1, Q222, V220.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q559. Q559. Other miraculous punishments.
 
Q559.1. Q559.1. Devils instead of angels visit woman who has forgotten God in her prosperity. U.S., England: Baughman; Russian: Andrejev No. 796*.
 
Q559.2. Q559.2. Punishment: man stricken blind. (Cf. Q451.7.0.2.) Irish: Beal XXI 336; Icelandic: *Boberg; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 No. 172; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q559.3. Q559.3. Body of murdered man cannot be moved nor can water be drawn from a well to wash it. Leads to exposure of murderer. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q559.4. Q559.4. Peasants punished for working on feast day. They cannot leave the field for several days. (Cf. Q223.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q559.5. Q559.5. Girl punished for jeering at saint. Is stricken dumb and distaff sticks to her hand. (Cf. Q227.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q559.5.1. Q559.5.1. Birth of child prevented until girl confesses slander. She has accused a bishop of fathering the child. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q559.5.2. Q559.5.2. Girl‘s hand withers as punishment for broken oath to God. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q559.6. Q559.6. Poets lose ability to compose verse as punishment for immoderate request. (Cf. Q338.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q559.7. Q559.7. Punishment: body will not decay after death because man broke saint’s covenant. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q559.8. Q559.8. Half of house in which false judgment is given slips down hill. (Cf. Q265.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q559.9. Q559.9. Saints miraculously cause child to fall over cliff as punishment for mother‘s washing clothes in holy well. (Cf. Q222, Q411.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q559.10. Q559.10. Magic boat keeps thief at sea until he promises to throw ill-gotten gains into sea. (Cf. D1654.6, Q212.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q559.11. Q559.11. Man miraculously made to excrete his entrails for heresy. (Cf. Q225.1, Q469.7.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q560. Q560. Punishments in hell. (Cf. Q174.) Fb “helvede” IV 209a; Wienert FFC LVI 41; Krappe “Notes on Dante’s Inferno” Archivum Romanicum VI 376 – 385, XI 592 – 603; Festskrift til Feilberg 202. – Irish: *Cross, Beal XXI 319 – 23, O‘Suilleabhain 51, 53, 58; Icelandic: *Boberg; Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 391, 467f., 470f., 585; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 202, 204, Keller; Greek: Grote I 129; Egyptian: Müller 179f.; Jewish: *Neuman, Moreno Esdras; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 598.
 
Q560.1. Q560.1. Punishments in land of dead (detailed). India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q560.1.1. Q560.1.1. Punishments in other world: people reincarnated as buffaloes and killed. Chinese: Graham.
 
Q560.2. Q560.2. Respite from hell.
 
Q560.2.1. Q560.2.1. Souls in hell not punished on Sabbath. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q560.2.1.1. Q560.2.1.1. Three hours of respite on Sunday for tormented in hell. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q560.2.2. Q560.2.2. Certain number of souls released from hell every Saturday through virtue of saint. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q560.2.3. Q560.2.3. Soul (of Judas) tormented on rock in sea on certain days as respite from pains of hell. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q560.3. Q560.3. Sinners endure hell tortures for one year. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q561. Q561. Punishments being prepared in hell.
 
Q561.1. Q561.1. Bed heating in hell for certain person. *Type 756B; **Andrejev FFC LXIX 106ff.; *Fb “seng” III 187a; Lithuanian: Balys Legends No. 391.
 
Q561.2. Q561.2. Kettle heating in hell for certain person. *Type 756B; *Andrejev FFC LXIX 106ff.
 
Q561.3. Q561.3. Seat (room) heating in hell for certain person. *Type 756B; *Andrejev FFC LXIX 106ff.; Irish: Beal XXI 311, O‘Suilleabhain 33.
 
Q561.4. Q561.4. Palace in other world of the dead where are rooms full of tongues, hands, etc. of men committing sins in this world. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q562. Q562. Pain of souls tormented in hell alternately ebbs and flows. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q562.1. Q562.1. Girdles of sinners in hell alternately scorch with heat and cold. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q562.2. Q562.2. Souls in hell alternately drowned and burned. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q562.3. Q562.3. Souls tormented in hell alternately borne up to firmament and cast down to depths. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q563. Q563. Punishments in hell fitted to crimes. (Cf. Q580.) Zs. f. celtische Phil. IX 413ff.; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q563.1. Q563.1. Punishment in hell fitted to the grade of wickedness. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q564. Q564. Letter sent to the relatives from man punished in hell. Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 467f.
 
Q565. Q565. Man admitted to neither heaven nor hell. He has tricked the devil. *Type 330; *BP II 149ff., 163ff.; Fb “helvede” I 589a, “himmerige” I 611a; Irish: Beal XXI 329, O’Suilleabhain 90; U.S.: *Baughman; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 8, 210, 213; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Remus 156 No. 32.
 
Q565.1. Q565.1. Person to be received by neither earth nor heaven. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q566. Q566. Punishments by heat in hell. (Cf. A671.2.4.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 885.
 
Q567. Q567. Punishments by cold in hell. *Krappe Bulletin Hispanique XXXIX 18; Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q567.1. Q567.1. Sharp icy hoods (cowls) worn by sinners in hell. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q569. Q569. Other punishments in hell. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q569.1. Q569.1. Sinners in hell forced to sit in dark puddles up to their middles. (Cf. A689.1.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
Q569.2. Q569.2. Sinners in hell swallowed by dragons. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q569.3. Q569.3. Sinners in hell fall into mouth of devil. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q569.4. Q569.4. Sinners in hell painfully suspended. Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q569.5. Q569.5. Smokers in otherworld are locked in smoky rooms. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
 
Q570. Q570. Punishment and remission. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q570.1. Q570.1. Magic foul disease as punishment for persecution of Christians remitted. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q571. Q571. Magic blindness as punishment remitted. (Cf. Q451.7.0.2.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q571.1. Q571.1. Magic blindness as punishment for opposition to holy person remitted. (Cf. Q227.) O‘Grady Silva Gadelica II 7; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q571.2. Q571.2. Magic blindness as punishment for uncharitableness remitted. (Cf. Q286.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q572. Q572. Magic sickness as punishment remitted. (Cf. Q551.6.)
 
Q572.1. Q572.1. Magic sickness as punishment for theft remitted. (Cf. Q212.) O’Grady Silva Gadelica II 37; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q572.2. Q572.2. Magic sickness as punishment for uncharitableness remitted. (Cf. Q286.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q572.3. Q572.3. Magic sickness as punishment for opposition to holy person remitted. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q572.4. Q572.4. Magic sickness as punishment for immoderate request remitted. (Cf. Q338.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q572.5. Q572.5. Saint deprives enemy king of speech. King repents, speech restored. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q573. Q573. Magic paralysis as punishment remitted. (Cf. Q551.7.)
 
Q573.1. Q573.1. Magic paralysis as punishment for opposition to holy person remitted. Cf. O‘Grady Silva Gadelica II 28; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q573.2. Q573.2. Magic paralysis as punishment for scorning of bishop remitted. Icelandic: Boberg.
 
Q574. Q574. Mysterious death as punishment remitted. (Cf. Q558.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q574.1. Q574.1. Mysterious death as punishment for opposition to holy person remitted. (Cf. Q558.13.) O’Grady Silva Gadelica II 71; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q574.2. Q574.2. Mysterious death of animals as punishment for uncharitableness remitted. (Cf. D2089.3, Q286.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q575. Q575. Magic putrefaction of food as punishment for opposition to holy person remitted. (Cf. Q227.) O‘Grady Silva Gadelica II 26; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q576. Q576. Curse as punishment remitted. (Cf. Q556.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q576.1. Q576.1. Curse of loss of victory for opposition to holy person remitted. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q577. Q577. Sentence to hang remitted. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q578. Q578. Spirit in hell remitted from humiliating punishment of bathing people. (Cf. Q501.9.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q580. Q580. Punishment fitted to crime. Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; West Indies: Flowers 570.
 
Q581. Q581. Villain nemesis. Person condemned to punishment he has suggested for others. *Cox 503 and passim (under head “villain nemesis”); *Fb “dom” IV 101b; *Wesselski Theorie 139; Köhler-Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. VI 64 to Gonzenbach No. 13; Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 116; Wienert FFC LVI 49 (ET 83), 51 (ET 109, 110), 59 (ET 199), 132 (ST 382), 135 (ST 406, 447); Halm Aesop Nos. 18, 326. – Irish myth: *Cross; Italian: Basile Pentamerone I No. 2, III No. 10, V Nos. 8, 9; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q581.0.1. Q581.0.1. Loss of life as result of one‘s own treachery. (Cf. Q261.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q581.1. Q581.1. Unusual murder avenged in like manner. Scottish: Campbell-Mckay No. 17; Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q581.2. Q581.2. Villain in hiding killed by blow aimed at his victim. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q581.3. Q581.3. Those planning to drown others drowned. Jewish: Neuman.
 
Q581.3.1. Q581.3.1. Drowning as punishment for drowning. Eskimo. (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 165.
 
Q582. Q582. Fitting death as punishment. (Cf. Q411, D2060.) Irish: O’Suilleabhain 125, Beal XXI 336; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 374, II 851, 1353; Africa (Duala): Lederbogen JAS IV 61, (Wakweli): Bender 106f.
 
Q582.1. Q582.1. Sisters throw unique jewel into lake; killed and thrown after it. Revue Celtique XVI 76; Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.2. Q582.2. Man who brings fire to his house at devil‘s instigation burns to death. (Cf. Q233.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.3. Q582.3. Murderer killed by his own spear. (Cf. Q211.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q582.3.1. Q582.3.1. Man killed by piece of stone flying from rock his victim dies upon. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.4. Q582.4. Man dies from drop of blood of pet hound he has killed. (Cf. Q211.6.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.5. Q582.5. Man boasts he fears saint no more than hornless sheep; killed by hornless sheep. (Cf. Q333.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.6. Q582.6. Woman killed by horse got through immoderate request. (Cf. Q338, Q557.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q582.7. Q582.7. Boy who threw stones at clerics killed by thrown stone. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q582.8. Q582.8. Person drinks poison he prepared for another. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q582.9. Q582.9. Man falls dead when he sees his sons whom he has reared in sin all killed. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
Q583. Q583. Fitting bodily injury as punishment. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 16.
 
Q583.1. Q583.1. Man who laughs at blind made blind. (Cf. Q288, Q451.7.0.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q583.2. Q583.2. Man stricken dumb for surly speech. (Cf. Q327, Q451.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q583.3. Q583.3. Man seeking to flee saint paralyzed. (Cf. Q551.7.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q583.4. Q583.4. Lying woman’s tongue swells. (Cf. Q551.6.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q584. Q584. Transformation as fitting punishment. (Cf. D661, Q551.3.)
 
Q584.1. Q584.1. Transformer transformed. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q584.2. Q584.2. Transformation of a man to animal as fitting punishment. (Cf. D661.) Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 773*; S. A. Indian (Tupinamba): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 133, 172.
 
Q584.3. Q584.3. Reincarnation in form fitted to crime. (Cf. Q551.5.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 50, 829, 1020, II 706, 1050, 1357.
 
Q585. Q585. Fitting destruction (disappearance) of property as punishment. (Cf. Q552.18, Q595.) India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 885, II 416, 1264.
 
Q585.1. Q585.1. Man refuses to give to charity: his property disappears. (Cf. Q286, Q595.3.) Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q585.2. Q585.2. Destruction (disappearance) of property got through immoderate request. (Cf. Q338.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q585.3. Q585.3. During rainy spring, farmer wishes that Lord would sleep till harvest time. Farmer himself sleeps until all neighbors have finished harvesting. When he wakes, he finds his crops ruined. (Cf. Q235.) England: *Baughman.
 
Q585.4. Q585.4. Food disappears because of wastefulness. India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q586. Q586. Son on gallows bites his mother‘s (father’s) nose off: punishment for neglect in youth. *Types 756B, 838; *Andrejev FFC LXIX 88; Wienert FFC LVI 83 (ET 493), 128 (ST 365, 499); Halm Aesop No. 351; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 19; Crane Vitry 259 No. 287; *Chauvin VIII 113 No. 95 n. 1; Alphabet No. 217. – Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
Q587. Q587. Jealous husband kills bird which wife falsely says she has been listening to. She has really been conversing with her lover. (Laüstic.) *Warncke Lais der Marie de France@2 cxxvi.
 
Q588. Q588. Ungrateful son punished by having a son equally ungrateful. (Cf. Q281.1.) BP I 135.
 
Q589. Q589. Punishment fitted to crime – miscellaneous. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q589.1. Q589.1. Horses fail when owner refuses load to saint. (Cf. Q286.1, Q557.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q589.1.0.1. Q589.1.0.1. Man cannot drive cow by himself which he refused to share. (Cf. Q272.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q589.2. Q589.2. Man goes forth naked: cursed with nakedness throughout life. (Cf. Q556.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q589.3. Q589.3. Punishment for stinginess: amends made by being generous and liberal. (Cf. Q276.) India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q590. Q590. Miscellaneous punishments.
 
Q591. Q591. Punishment: lie becomes truth. (Cf. Q263.) *Loomis White Magic 100; Irish: Beal XXI 327, O’Suilleabhain 74; Japanese: Ikeda.
 
Q591.1. Q591.1. Punishment: death pretended becomes real. Revue Celtique xxvii 297; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q591.1.1. Q591.1.1. King tests saint by having man feign death; saint perceives trick and causes man to be dead. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q591.2. Q591.2. Punishment: man says salt he carries is stones; it immediately becomes so. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
Q591.2.1. Q591.2.1. Punishment: man says sugar he carries is earth; it becomes so. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
Q591.3. Q591.3. Man dies from pretended illness. Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q593. Q593. Dead mother appears and makes disobedient child eat fatal serpent. (Cf. Q325.) Jamaica: *Beckwith MAFLS XVII 263 No. 66.
 
Q594. Q594. Punishment: taking snakes as foster children. *Type 751B.
 
Q595. Q595. Loss or destruction of property as punishment. (Cf. Q552.1.0.1, Q552.13.2, Q552.14.1, Q585, Q552.18.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; Africa (Fang): Tessman 195.
 
Q595.1. Q595.1. Fortress ravaged when saint is refused admittance. (Cf. Q227.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q595.2. Q595.2. Cattle killed, crops burned as punishment for abduction. (Cf. Q213.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q595.3. Q595.3. Uncharitable king loses wealth. (Cf. Q286, Q585.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
Q595.4. Q595.4. Loss of money as punishment. Jewish: Moreno Esdras (Q585.1).
 
Q595.4.1. Q595.4.1. Tribute as punishment for trickery. Irish myth: Cross (Q261.2).
 
Q596. Q596. Punishment in effigy.
 
Q596.1. Q596.1. Quartering in effigy for uxoricide. (Cf. Q211.3.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
 
Q597. Q597. Animals avenge injury. (Cf. Q557.)
 
Q597.1. Q597.1. Snake carries into fire man who has banned snakes. Finnish: Aarne FFC XXXIII 46 No. 79; Estonian: Aarne FFC XXV 132 No. 79.
 
Q597.2. Q597.2. Birds take back their feathers from ungrateful wolf to whom they have lent them. (Cf. Q281.) Cape Verde Islands: *Parsons MAFLS XV (1) 310 n. 1; West Indies: Flowers 570.
 
Q597.3. Q597.3. Bees sting honey-thieves. (Cf. Q212.) Wienert FFC LVI *67 (ET 312), 98 (ST 122); Halm Aesop No. 288.
 
Q598. Q598. Punishment: fighting all who pass through forest. Dickson 69 n. 16.
 
Q599. Q599. Other punishments.
 
Q599.1. Q599.1. Punishment: marrying shrewish wife. India: Thompson-Balys.

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