School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 85

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 85

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  1. The early bird catches the worm.
    A piece upon a patch is better than a hole.
    A new broom sweeps clean but the old one knows the corners.
    The old horse for the hard road.
    It is a lone lane that hasn't a turn
    A short horse is easy curried.
    A bonny bride is easy bust.
    Time and tide wait on no man.
    The dirt goes before the bizzom.
    The old dog for the hard road and the pup for the pad.
    It will rain in the just as well as on the unjust
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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