School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Location:
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Peadar Ó Catháin

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 296

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1 Fine feathers make fine birds.
2 God's help is nearer than the door.
3 Beware of the bad dog, but the good dog does not matter to you.
4 A learned man understands half a word.
5. The man who is on the fence is a good driver.
6 Honour and honesty on all conditions rise, act well your part, there in the honour lies.
7. Do not wear a hat unless it suits you.
8 Empty vessels make most noise.
9 Do not put back until to-morrow, what to day you can accoplish

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Informant
Martin Crean
Gender
male
Address
Ballina, Co. Mayo
Language
English