School: Drom Fada (roll number 16137)

Location:
Drumfad, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Coluínn

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1090, Page 287

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Some of the proverbs I know are.
1/ A stitch in time saves nine.
2/ Too many cooks spoil the broth.
3/ A friend in need is a friend indeed.
4/ Look before you leap.
5/ A rolling stone gathers no moss.
6/ A new broom sweeps clean.
7/ Friends are plenty when the purse is full.
8/ A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
9/ When wine's in, wit's out.
10/ The more the merrier.
11/ Waste not, want not.
12/ It never rains but it pours.
13/ Think twice before you speak.
14/ All that glitters is not gold.
15/ A still tongue makes a wise head.
16/ Better late than never.
17/ Charity begins at home.
18/ Empty vessels make most sound.
19/ Fine feathers make fine birds.
20/ Do unto others as you would they should do unto you.

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Collector
Florence Mc Collum
Gender
female
Address
Carran Lower and Upper, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mrs Mc Collum
Gender
female
Address
Carran Lower and Upper, Co. Donegal
Language
English