School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 501

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As busy as a liar in company or a hen at a bag of oats. The man on the grass is a good rider. Its an ill wind that does not favour someone. A wise man eats to live. One bird in your hand is worth two in a bush. A faint heart never won a fair lady. Beauty does not always boil the pot. One natural tooth is worth twenty false ones. An honest heart is the noblest work of God. First at the table and last to leave it. Many hands make light work. A rolling stone gathers no moss. We know the worth of water when the well is dry. Half an hour too soon is better than half a minute too late. A wise head keeps a quite tongue. A good name is better than riches. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A little leak will sink a great ship. He that cannot bear a

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Collector
Nora Carney
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Carney
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Mace Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English