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Group No. 85


D. Magic

Group No.

D2050 – D2099

Group name

Destructive magic powers


D2050. D2050. Destructive magic power.
D2060. D2060. Death or bodily injury by magic. (Cf. C920f., D1207.1, D1400, D2089.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2061. D2061. Magic murder. (Cf. D1402.) Icelandic: *Boberg; India: Thompson-Balys; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 115, 120.
D2061.1. D2061.1. Kinds of death produced by magic. (Cf. D1896.)
D2061.1.1. D2061.1.1. Person magically reduced to ashes. (Cf. D1896.) Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys, Penzer IV 232, 244; Chauvin V 16 n. 2, 293.
D2061.1.1.1. D2061.1.1.1. Person magically reduced to pile of bones. Jewish: Neuman.
D2061.1.2. D2061.1.2. Persons magically caused to dance selves to death. Aztec: Alexander Lat. Am. 66.
D2061.1.3. D2061.1.3. Poisoning by magic. *Kittredge Witchcraft 136ff., 457f. nn. 1 – 29 passim; Irish myth: *Cross; England, U.S.: Baughman.
D2061.1.4. D2061.1.4. Persons magically made to decay and die. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2061.1.5. D2061.1.5. Plague magically invoked. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2. D2061.2. Means employed in magic murder.
D2061.2.1. D2061.2.1. Death-giving glance. (Cf. F555.7.) Hartland Perseus III 59f.; *Krappe Balor 1ff.; Penzer II 298, IV 232, VIII 75 n. 1; Chauvin V 16 n. 2, 293; Gaster Rabbis 225 No. 203. – Greek: Fox 35 (Gorgon); Irish myth: *Cross; England, Wales, U.S.: *Baughman; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Persian: Carnoy 336; N. A. Indian: Thompson Tales 344 n. 242, (Calif): Gayton and Newman 92; Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 65.
D2061.2.1.1. D2061.2.1.1. Evil eye sets bird on fire. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2061.2.2. D2061.2.2. Murder by sympathetic magic. An object or an animal is abused or destroyed to bring about the death of a person. *Cox Cinderella 491; Herbert III 200; Oesterley No. 102; *Kittredge Witchcraft 73ff., 411ff. nn. 1 – 171; Irish myth: Cross; Heptameron No. 1.
D2061.2.2.1. D2061.2.2.1. Person whose shadow is pierced by spear falls dead. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2.2.2. D2061.2.2.2. Spell chanted over person‘s shadow brings death. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2.2.3. D2061.2.2.3. Murder by abuse or destruction of image. England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2061.2.2.4. D2061.2.2.4. Body of victim abused.
D2061. D2061. Hair of victim burned, causing his death. England: Baughman.
D2061.2.2.5. D2061.2.2.5. Murder by abuse of clothing of victim.
D2061. D2061. Murder by boiling gloves of victim. England: Baughman.
D2061.2.2.6. D2061.2.2.6. Candle burned causes victim to waste away. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2061.2.2.7. D2061.2.2.7. Animals abused or destroyed to cause death of person. England: *Baughman.
D2061.2.2.8. D2061.2.2.8. Miscellaneous objects abused to cause death.
D2061. D2061. Needle, placed under hearth, burns and causes death of victim. U.S.: Baughman.
D2061.2.3. D2061.2.3. Murder by pointing. (Cf. D2069.1.1.) N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 345 n. 242a, (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 56, Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 114, 240, 246.
D2061.2.4. D2061.2.4. Death by cursing. Irish myth: *Cross; Hebrew: 2 Kings 2:24, Neuman; Icelandic: Boberg; Eskimo: Kroeber JAFL XII 173, Turner RBAE XI 262.
D2061.2.4.1. D2061.2.4.1. Death in sin (damnation) by cursing. (Cf. E752.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2061.2.4.2. D2061.2.4.2. Curse of clergy causes man to die of wound. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2.5. D2061.2.5. Hunter reduced to ashes by power of heroine‘s chastity. (Cf. D2061.1.1.) Penzer IV 244.
D2061.2.6. D2061.2.6. Person killed by spike magically made to appear on chair. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2.7. D2061.2.7. Murder by showing man caul with which he was born. Irish myth: Cross.
D2061.2.8. D2061.2.8. Horse made to hang himself on gate by magic. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D2061.2.9. D2061.2.9. Breathing on enemy drives him onto knife. Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 36.
D2062. D2062. Maiming by magic. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2062.1. D2062.1. Heart removed by magic. Penzer I 129.
D2062.2. D2062.2. Blinding by magic. Irish myth: *Cross; German: Grimm No. 135; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2062.2.1. D2062.2.1. Blinding by curse. (Cf. M431.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2062.2.1.1. D2062.2.1.1. Person suffers from “crookedness in his eye” as result of curse. Irish myth: Cross.
D2062.2.2. D2062.2.2. Sight of holy person causes blindness. Jewish: Neuman.
D2062.2.3. D2062.2.3. Person caused to squint as punishment. Irish myth: Cross.
D2062.2.4. D2062.2.4. Enemies magically caused to lose sight of each other while hunting. Irish myth: Cross (D1981.4).
D2062.2.5. D2062.2.5. Magic blindness by snake bite. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2062.2.6. D2062.2.6. When certain thief coughs, watchmen become blind. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2062.3. D2062.3. Flesh magically does not regrow. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
D2062.4. D2062.4. Magic mutilation: sexual organs.
D2062.4.1. D2062.4.1. Bride enchanted by witch loses her sexual organs. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D2062.4.2. D2062.4.2. Castration by magic. Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 294.
D2062.5. D2062.5. Magic mutilation: temporary growths on person. (Cf. D1375.) Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 39, 62, 701.
D2063. D2063. Magic discomfort. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2063.1. D2063.1. Tormenting by magic. England: *Baughman.
D2063.1.1. D2063.1.1. Tormenting by sympathetic magic. Person (usually witch) tormented by abusing an animal or object. The usual methods of abuse are burning or sticking with pins. *Kittredge Witchcraft 97ff., 429ff. nn. 173 – 239 passim; England, U.S.: *Baughman; Feilberg DF X 165ff.; Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2063.2. D2063.2. Magic restlessness in bed. Fb “seng” III 187b.
D2063.3. D2063.3. Magic insatiable thirst. (Cf. D1373.0.1.) Irish myth: Cross; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 105.
D2063.3.1. D2063.3.1. Druids cause magic thirst. (Cf. P427.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2063.3.1.1. D2063.3.1.1. Saints cause magic thirst. Irish myth: Cross.
D2063.4. D2063.4. Magic scratching (itching). Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2063.5. D2063.5. Magic discomfort: continued breaking of wind. (Cf. D2079.1, G303. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D2063.6. D2063.6. Man magically made to bark like dog. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 32.
D2064. D2064. Magic sickness. (Cf. D1837.) Icelandic: *Boberg; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Chinese: Graham; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 458, 467, Rasmussen III 67, 292.
D2064.0.1. D2064.0.1. Magic love-sickness. (Cf. D1355.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2064.0.2. D2064.0.2. Magic heart-sickness. Jewish: Neuman.
D2064.0.3. D2064.0.3. Magic pestilence. Jewish: Neuman.
D2064.1. D2064.1. Magic sickness because girl has thrown away her consecrated wafer. (Cf. C55, C940.1.) *Type 613; *BP I 322 n. 1; Irish: O‘suilleabhain 27, Beal XXI 308.
D2064.2. D2064.2. Sickness of princess dependent on witch’s fire. When fire is high, princess is very sick. Princess recovers when fire is put out. (Cf. D2065.4.) Köhler-Bolte I 335.
D2064.3. D2064.3. Sickness transferred to animal. Fb “sygdom” III 609b; England: Baughman.
D2064.4. D2064.4. Magic sickness because of Evil Eye. (Cf. D2071.) Fb “sygdom” III 700a, “overse” II 771a; England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2064.5. D2064.5. Magic sickness from curse. Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; India: Thompson-Balys; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 372.
D2064.6. D2064.6. Magic sickness from wounding sick person. Irish myth: Cross.
D2064.7. D2064.7. Magic sickness from bit of weapon left in head. Icelandic: Boberg.
D2064.8. D2064.8. Magic sickness by making fruit plant dry and shrivel. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2065. D2065. Magic insanity. (Cf. D2161.3.8.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 30, *382 n. 51, 124ff., 449f. nn. 1 – 23 passim; Irish myth: *Cross; Lithuanian: Balys Index 3512; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 167, 259, 368, 445.
D2065.1. D2065.1. Madness from demonic possession. Kittredge Witchcraft 124ff., 449f. nn. 1 – 23 passim; Italian Novella: Rotunda; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2065.2. D2065.2. Insanity from seeing strange sight. Fb “vild” III 1052a.
D2065.2.1. D2065.2.1. Magic insanity caused by hearing strange sound. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2065.3. D2065.3. Druids bereave men of senses. (Cf. P427.) Irish: Plummer clix, *Cross.
D2065.4. D2065.4. Insanity of princess dependent on height of fire. (Cf. D2064.2.) Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 60 No. 435*.
D2065.5. D2065.5. Insanity because of Evil Eye. (Cf. D2071.) Fb “øje” III 1167b.
D2065.6. D2065.6. Person abducted by Echo crazed and dumb. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2065.7. D2065.7. Insanity from curse. Irish myth: Cross.
D2066. D2066. Elfshot. (F360.) Magic shooting of small objects into a person‘s (or animal’s) body. Kittredge Witchcraft 133, 453ff. nn. 62 – 82 passim; *Fb “skud” III 333b, “ellefolk” I 241b. – Irish myth: Cross; England, Ireland: *Baughman.
D2066.1. D2066.1. Elves get stones from fairies who get them from mermaids. The devil does the finishing work on the stones. England: Baughman.
D2069. D2069. Death or bodily injury by magic – miscellaneous.
D2069.1. D2069.1. Person magically caused to fall.
D2069.1.1. D2069.1.1. Person made to fall down by pointing at door. (Cf. D2061.2.3.) Chinese: Graham.
D2069.2. D2069.2. People magically compelled to bend arm. Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 501.
D2070. D2070. Bewitching. (Cf. D5, G200.) **Kittredge Witchcraft. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Ynglinga saga 29, Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 200.
D2070.1. D2070.1. Magic hair-ball used for bewitching. (Cf. D991.3, D1274.1.) North Carolina: Brown Collection I 668.
D2071. D2071. Evil Eye. Bewitching by means of a glance. *Krappe Balor 9ff.; *Chauvin V 161 No. 84, VIII 143 No. 144 n. 1; *Fb “öje” III 1167ab, 1168a; *Hdwb. d. Abergl. I 686; Elworthy The Evil Eye (London, 1895); Jahn Über den Aberglauben des bösen Blicks bei den Alten; Pitre Le jettatura ed il mal occhio in Sicilia (Kolozsvár, 1884); Seligman Der böse Blick und Verwandtes (Berlin, 1910); Maclagen, R. C. The Evil Eye in the Western Highlands (London, 1902); Penzer II 298; *Hertz Abhandlungen 181ff. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2071.0.1. D2071.0.1. Evil eye covered with seven veils. *Krappe Balor 25; Gaster Oldest Stories 45.
D2071.0.1.1. D2071.0.1.1. Evil eye covered with bag or hide while owner is stoned. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2071.0.2. D2071.0.2. Evil eye from exposure to magic concoction. Irish myth: Cross.
D2071.0.3. D2071.0.3. Man with power of evil eye cannot look at any living thing before breaking fast in the morning without causing it to wither and die. England: Baughman.
D2071.1. D2071.1. Averting Evil Eye. See references for D1070, Magic ornaments, a large number of which are used to keep off the Evil Eye. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2071.1.1. D2071.1.1. Evil eye averted by spitting. (Cf. D1001, D1776.) *Fb “spytte” III 514b; Irish myth: Cross.
D2071.1.2. D2071.1.2. Evil eye averted by swinging cat over child‘s cradle. Fb “overse” II 771a.
D2071.1.3. D2071.1.3. Simulated change of sex to baffle Evil Eye. Penzer IX 163.
D2071.1.4. D2071.1.4. Black as guard against Evil Eye. Penzer I 212, 217.
D2071.1.5. D2071.1.5. Countermagic against Evil Eye: returning glance of Evil Eye blights the original glancer. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2071.2. D2071.2. Person kills with Evil Eye.
D2071.2.1. D2071.2.1. Person kills animals with glance of Evil Eye. England, Ireland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2072. D2072. Magic paralysis. Person or thing rendered helpless. (Cf. D1410.) *Type 952; *BP III 453; Chauvin V 16 n. 2; Tawney I 408, 417, 458; *Fb “stjæle” III 575a; Kittredge Witchcraft 201f. nn. 104 – 110; Alphabet 624; *Loomis White Magic 56f. – Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Göngu-Hrólfs saga 242, Boberg; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 300 No. 10; Missouri French: Carrière; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2072.0.1. D2072.0.1. Sword made magically helpless. Fb “sværd” III 690a; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: Neuman.
D2072.0.2. D2072.0.2. Animal rendered immovable.
D2072.0.2.1. D2072.0.2.1. Horse enchanted so that he stands still. (Cf. D1654.12.) Fb “hest” IV 212a; Irish myth: Cross; England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2072. D2072. Horse (ox) unable to move wagon paralyzed by witch. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2072.0.2.2. D2072.0.2.2. Bird paralyzed.
D2072. D2072. Person charged with keeping birds from the crops confines them in barn (usually roofless) by magic while he goes to town. England, Wales: *Baughman.
D2072.0.2.3. D2072.0.2.3. Oxen paralyzed. England, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2072.0.2.4. D2072.0.2.4. Mule paralyzed by witch. England: Baughman.
D2072.0.2.5. D2072.0.2.5. Pigs paralyzed by witch. England: Baughman.
D2072.0.2.6. D2072.0.2.6. Dog paralyzed. U.S.: Baughman; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 452.
D2072.0.3. D2072.0.3. Ship held back by magic. (Cf. D1419.3, F302.3.1.2, F402.1.13.) *BP II 265 n. 1, IV 196 n. 1. – Irish myth: *Cross; Italian: Basile I No. 6; U.S.: Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2072.0.4. D2072.0.4. Bird overpowered by stepping on his shadow. Drops the stolen meat. Zachariae 57.
D2072.0.5. D2072.0.5. Person paralyzed. (Cf. D5.1, G256.3, G257.) England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2072.0.5.1. D2072.0.5.1. Witch prevents person from drinking. England: Baughman.
D2072.0.5.2. D2072.0.5.2. Person who yawns cannot close mouth. Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 255.
D2072.0.5.3. D2072.0.5.3. Magic paralysis of tongue of a talkative wife. *Loomis White Magic 126.
D2072.1. D2072.1. Magic paralysis by Evil Eye. (Cf. D2071.) Fb “øje” III 1167b. – Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2072.2. D2072.2. Magic paralysis by curse. Tawney II 467.
D2072.2.1. D2072.2.1. Charm used by witch to cause paralysis. U.S.: Baughman.
D2072.3. D2072.3. Magic paralysis caused by saint. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2072.4. D2072.4. Magic prevention of performance of task. (Cf. H970.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2072.5. D2072.5. Robber-proof house: thieves are petrified when they enter house for unlawful purposes; are fed and welcomed, otherwise. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2072.6. D2072.6. Paralysis by singing magic song. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 351, Rasmussen III 111.
D2074. D2074. Attracting by magic. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2074.1. D2074.1. Animals magically called. (Cf. D1440, D2156.) *Toldo VIII 21; Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: Þiðriks saga II 271 – 75, Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; Eskimo (West Hudson Bay): Boas BAM XV 324.
D2074.1.1. D2074.1.1. Mammals magically called.
D2074.1.1.1. D2074.1.1.1. Buffalo magically called. Southern Ute: Lowie JAFL XXXVII 45.
D2074.1.1.2. D2074.1.1.2. Deer summoned by singing. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2074.1.1.3. D2074.1.1.3. Bear summoned by magic. Greek: Grote I 32.
D2074.1.2. D2074.1.2. Fish or sea animals magically called. Eskimo (West Hudson Bay): Boas BAM XV 324, (Greenland): Rink 116, 153; Marquesas, Tuamotu: Beckwith Myth 269, 289; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 94.
D2074.1.2.1. D2074.1.2.1. Coyote calls the largest fish. N. A. Indian (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 83.
D2074.1.3. D2074.1.3. Birds magically called. Irish: O’suilleabhain 86.
D2074.2. D2074.2. Magic means of attracting. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 156, 286, Holm 30.
D2074.2.1. D2074.2.1. Person summoned by thinking of him. Chauvin V 5 n. 3; Penzer II 58.
D2074.2.2. D2074.2.2. Summoning by burning hair. *Chauvin V 5 n. 3, 293.
D2074.2.2.1. D2074.2.2.1. Long-plaited hair struck on ground summons female goddess to aid of owner. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2074.2.3. D2074.2.3. Summoning by wish. Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 49.
D2074.2.3.1. D2074.2.3.1. Mistress summoned by wish. *Fb “ønske” III 1179a.
D2074.2.3.2. D2074.2.3.2. Ship summoned by wish. Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “navire”.
D2074.2.4. D2074.2.4. Genie called by writing his name on papers and burning them. (Cf. D1421.) Chauvin V 244 No. 143.
D2074.2.4.1. D2074.2.4.1. Foster-mother summoned by saying her name. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2074.2.4.2. D2074.2.4.2. Animals summoned by pronouncing their names. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2074.2.4.3. D2074.2.4.3. Helper summoned by calling his name. India: Thompson-Balys (D1420.4).
D2074.2.4.4. D2074.2.4.4. Order for spirit’s help left on card. *Krappe Archiv. f. d. Studium d. neueren Sprachen CLVIII 16ff.
D2074.2.5. D2074.2.5. Summoning by prayer. (Cf. V52.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2074.2.5.1. D2074.2.5.1. Imprisoned cleric comes to answer saint‘s prayers in ritual. Irish myth: Cross.
D2076. D2076. Saint magically causes druids to bless instead of curse. Irish myth: Cross.
D2078. D2078. Imprisoning by magic.
D2078.1. D2078.1. Witch made to enter boulder magically and imprisoned therein. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2079. D2079. Other forms of bewitching.
D2079.1. D2079.1. Magic compulsion to break wind under certain conditions. (Cf. D2063.5.) N. A. Indian (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 83.
D2080. D2080. Magic used against property.
D2081. D2081. Land made magically sterile. (Cf. D1563.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 171, 488f. nn. 59, 63, 64; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 383 n. 5; Irish myth: *Cross; England, U.S.: *Baughman; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 85 No. 750B.
D2081.1. D2081.1. Earth dried up in three years while hero is under earth. Chinese: Graham.
D2082. D2082. Trees killed by magic. Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “arbres”.
D2082.0.1. D2082.0.1. Trees magically made fruitless. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2082.0.2. D2082.0.2. Tree magically withers. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2082.1. D2082.1. Magic glance reduces tree to ashes. Another restores it. Penzer V 123.
D2082.2. D2082.2. Anchorite consumes tree by one blast of his fiery breath. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2083. D2083. Evil magic in the dairy. *Kittredge Witchcraft 163ff., 480ff.; Fb “smør” III 412 – 13.
D2083.1. D2083.1. Cows magically made dry. Kittredge Witchcraft 480 n. 1; Irish myth: Cross; England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2083.2. D2083.2. Cows made to give bad milk. England, Canada: Baughman.
D2083.2.1. D2083.2.1. Witches make cows give bloody milk. *Kittredge Witchcraft 166, 484 n. 28; U.S.: Baughman.
D2083.2.2. D2083.2.2. Witch causes cow to give curdled milk. U.S.: Baughman.
D2083.3. D2083.3. Milk transferred from another’s cow by magic. (Cf. D1605.2, C2087.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 163, 482 n. 4; England, Scotland, Ireland, U.S.: *Baughman; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 5653.
D2083.3.1. D2083.3.1. Milk transferred from another‘s cow by squeezing an axehandle (or the like). *Kittredge Witchcraft 163f., 482f. nn. 5 – 11; England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2083.3.2. D2083.3.2. Witch transfers milk from another’s cows by use of hair rope. England, Scotland: *Baughman.
D2083.3.3. D2083.3.3. Witch transfers milk from another‘s cows to a vessel. England: *Baughman.
D2083.4. D2083.4. Butter transferred from another by magic. (Cf. D2087.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 168, 487f. nn. 38 – 43.
D2084. D2084. Industrial processes magically interrupted.
D2084.1. D2084.1. Beer magically kept from brewing. *Kittredge Witchcraft 170, 488 nn. 48 – 57; England: Baughman.
D2084.2. D2084.2. Butter magically kept from coming. (Cf. D1573, D2083.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 167, 485f. nn. 30 – 35; England, Ireland, U.S.: Baughman.
D2084.3. D2084.3. Saint causes dyes to work incorrectly. Irish myth: Cross.
D2085. D2085. Game animals magically made overwary. Scotch: Campbell II 56.
D2085.1. D2085.1. Curse (by saint) makes river (lake) barren of fish. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2086. D2086. Weapons magically dulled.
D2086.1. D2086.1. Sword magically dulled. **U. Priebe Stumpfmachen der Schwerten durch Zauber (Kiel Diss., Stettin, 1906); Zs. f. Vksk. XIII 213, XV 349, XVII 329; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 46, 302, 260, *Boberg; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: Neuman.
D2086.1.1. D2086.1.1. Execution sword turned to wood. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2086.2. D2086.2. Guns rendered ineffective by witch. North Carolina: Brown Collection I 644.
D2086.3. D2086.3. Weapons magically blown out of enemies‘ hands. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2087. D2087. Theft by magic.
D2087.1. D2087.1. Crops stolen by magic. *Kittredge Witchcraft 172, 489 nn. 66 – 70.
D2087.2. D2087.2. Hunter‘s prey stolen during night by magic. Icelandic: Grímssaga L. 144, Boberg.
D2087.3. D2087.3. Sheep or cattle disappear every night. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2087.3.1. D2087.3.1. Cow and cowherd disappear every New Year’s night. Icelandic: Boberg.
D2087.4. D2087.4. Men disappear every night. Icelandic: Flateyjarbók I 282 – 83, *Boberg.
D2087.5. D2087.5. Gold stolen by magic. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2087.6. D2087.6. Food stolen by magic. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2087.7. D2087.7. Witches rifle drawers of chests in house. U.S.: Baughman.
D2087.8. D2087.8. Witch steals potatoes, leaving no traces. England: Baughman.
D2088. D2088. Locks opened by magic. Krappe Balor 2 n. 9; Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2088.0.1. D2088.0.1. All locks opened on the night of Christ‘s Nativity. (Cf. D1557.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2088.1. D2088.1. Fairy gains entrance to locked city. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2089. D2089. Magic used against property – miscellaneous.
D2089.1. D2089.1. Man makes all of iron in enemy’s storehouse disappear so weapons cannot be made. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2089.2. D2089.2. Curse makes stones useless. Irish myth: Cross.
D2089.3. D2089.3. Animals magically stricken dead. (Cf. D2060.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2089.3.1. D2089.3.1. Swine magically kept from fattening. Irish myth: Cross.
D2089.4. D2089.4. Saint causes mill to turn backwards. Irish myth: Cross.
D2089.5. D2089.5. Books illegible as result of curse. (Cf. D1266.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2089.6. D2089.6. House destroyed by magic. Chinese: Graham.
D2089.7. D2089.7. Goods magically diminish.
D2089.7.1. D2089.7.1. Food dwindles as soon as it is cooked. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2089.8. D2089.8. Clothes burned by magic. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 393.
D2089.9. D2089.9. Trail magically closed.
D2089.9.1. D2089.9.1. Trail magically covered with thorns. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 98.
D2089.10. D2089.10. Fire drills magically made not to function. Eskimo (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 243.
D2090. D2090. Other destructive magic powers.
D2091. D2091. Magic attack against enemy. Icelandic: *Boberg; Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 516.
D2091.1. D2091.1. Magic fire drawn down on foe. (Cf. D1271.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.2. D2091.2. Magic plague of frogs drawn down on foe. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.2.1. D2091.2.1. Magic army of snakes and frogs drawn down on foe. Jewish: Neuman.
D2091.3. D2091.3. Streams of blood magically drawn down on foe. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.4. D2091.4. Magic causes enemies to fight among selves. Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 189; Africa (Duala): Lederbogen Fables 62, (Ekoi): Talbot 127.
D2091.5. D2091.5. Storms magically drawn down on foe. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.6. D2091.6. Enemies magically made to feel thirst. Irish myth: Cross.
D2091.7. D2091.7. Magic lake (river) sent against enemy. (Cf. D921.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.7.1. D2091.7.1. River magically caused to rise against enemy. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.8. D2091.8. Magic drought to destroy enemy. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 37.
D2091.8.1. D2091.8.1. Druids dry up water in enemy’s camp. (Cf. D1711.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.9. D2091.9. Magic paralysis drawn down on foe. (Cf. D2072.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.10. D2091.10. Magic heat causes enemies to melt away. (Cf. D2144.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2091.10.1. D2091.10.1. Stones, etc., magically made to burn feet of enemies. Irish myth: Cross.
D2091.11. D2091.11. Black cloud magically blown upon enemy. Irish myth: Cross.
D2091.12. D2091.12. Plants and animals magically caused to shriek, frightening enemy. Irish myth: Cross.
D2091.13. D2091.13. Army stopped by saint‘s curse. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2091.14. D2091.14. Magician shoots an arrow of each finger against enemy. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2091.15. D2091.15. Magic earth-slip overcomes enemies. Icelandic: Boberg.
D2091.16. D2091.16. Enemy magically enclosed within walls. Jewish: Neuman.
D2092. D2092. Man caused to sink into mud. Finnish: Kalevala rune 3.
D2093. D2093. Walls overthrown by magic (Jericho). *Saintyves Essais 180ff.; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: Neuman.
D2094. D2094. Pestilence magically sent upon (domestic) animals. (Cf. D2064.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2095. D2095. Magic disappearance.
D2095.1. D2095.1. Magic village and people disappear by magic. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2096. D2096. Magic putrefaction. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2097. D2097. Magic trouble-making. (Cf. K2130.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2098. D2098. Ship magically sunk. England: Baughman.
D2099. D2099. Miscellaneous destructive magic powers.
D2099.1. D2099.1. Loss of skill through magic. Eskimo (Greenland): Holm 84.
D2099.2. D2099.2. Magic banishment. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2099.3. D2099.3. House crushed by magic. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 272.
D2099.4. D2099.4. Calabashes broken by magic. Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 367.

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