School: Clochar San Eoin Dé, Portláirge (roll number 12535)

Waterford, Co. Waterford
An tSr. M. de Lourdes
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0653, Page 108

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  1. Proverbs
    A lie has no legs.
    Debt is the worst kind of poverty.
    A little pot is soon hot.
    Take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement.
    He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
    Think before you speak and look before you leap.
    Much wants more.
    Its the thunder that frights but the lightning that smites.
    Little strokes fell great oaks.
    Those who cannot have what they like must learn to like what they have.
    A mill cannot grind with the water that is passed.
    The older the crabtree the more crabs it bears.
    If you do not take pains then pains will take you.
    For a mischevious a heavy clog.
    Love Daddie, love Mammie, love yourself above any.
    Many things grow in the garden that were not set there.
    The cat purrs for his own benefit.
    They think little who speak too much
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