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Group No. 246


Letter

X. Humor

Group No.

X910 – X959

Group name

Lie: the remarkable man – his birth, growth, death, physical powers, strength

Description

X910. Lie: the remarkable man. (Cf. F500 – F599.) For bibliography of American hero material see Harold Felton Legends of Paul Bunyan (New York, 1947).
 
X911. Lie concerning birth of hero. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X912. Lie concerning babyhood and boyhood of hero. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X913. Lie: death of extraordinary man. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X916. Lie: persons with remarkable bodily parts. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X920. Lie: the large man. (First ed. X1041.) *Type 852; BP II 516.
 
X921. Lie: remarkably tall person. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X922. Lie: great weight of large person. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X923. Lie: great girth of large person. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X924. Lie: remarkably thin persons. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X930. Lie: remarkable person's physical powers and habits.
 
X931. Lie: remarkable eater. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X932. Lie: remarkable drinker. (Cf. F633.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X933. Lie: remarkable chewer. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X934. Lie: remarkable spitter. (Cf. F635.) Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X935. Lie: remarkable blower. (Cf. F622.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X936. Lie: person with remarkable hearing. (Cf. F641.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X937. Lie: person with remarkable voice. (Cf. F556.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X938. Lie: person of remarkable sight. (Cf. F642.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X939. Lie: other motifs pertaining to extraordinary senses or bodily powers. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X940. Lie: remarkably strong man.
 
X941. Remarkable lifter. (Cf. F624.) Canada, England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X941.1. Whole village lifted. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X941.2. Fight on old woman's hand. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X941.3. Elephant (camel) put in pocket as a curiosity to show friends. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X941.4. Wind blows group of persons into woman's eye. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X942. Lie: remarkable carrier. (Cf. F631.) Canada, England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X942.1. Lie: man ties up 700 camels in a corner of his sheet. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X943. Lie: remarkable thrower. (Cf. F636.) England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X943.1. Beautiful girl seated on large lotus flower holding big elephant in each hand which she devours and throws off alternately. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X943.1.1. Lie: child throws out elephant's carcass. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X944. Lie: remarkable catcher. U.S.: Baughman.
 
X945. Lie: remarkable hitter or striker. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X946. Lie: remarkable breaker. (Cf. F625.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X947. Lie: remarkable bender. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X948. Lie: remarkable twister. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X951. Lie: remarkable squeezer. (Cf. X955.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X952. Lie: remarkable pincher. Hero marks logs by pinching a piece out of end of each one. U.S.: Baughman.
 
X953. Lie: strong puller. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X953.1. Man draws sixty (300) carts of wood. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
X954. Lie: remarkable pusher. U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X955. Lie: remarkable killer. (Cf. X945.) U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X958. Lie: hero responsible for topographical features (lakes, rivers, etc.). (Cf. A901.) Canada, England, U.S.: *Baughman.
 
X959. Lie: other strong physical reactions.
 
X959.1. Lie: hero breaking wen causes wall to fall down. (Cf. D1562.3, F610.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 67 No. 37.

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