This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
The study of ancient legends, rustic tales, superstitions, etc. This term has been used since 1846, and great collections of the beliefs, customs, and popular tales handed down from the far past have been made.
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