School: Drong (roll number 15699)

Location:
Drung, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Seán P. Mac Gabhann

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The Nose

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 137

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The nose
Here is a story which I got from a girl. Her age is fifteen years and her name is Mary Rose A. Armstrong she got it from her father, James Armstrong.
Once upon a time there were two soldiers walking along the road.
A fairy came and gave each one of them a present, one a purse and the other a cloak. When the purse was opened it became filled with gold. When the cloak was put on, the wearer was able to go like the wind. The soldiers lived happily for a while. It happened as they were sleeping one night the king's daughter came and stole the cloak and the purse. The soldiers were very sad when they found they had lost their gifts. They then said they would go and seek their fortune. Each one went his own way. One went to the right and the other to

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Collector
Annie Mc Laughlin
Gender
female
Address
Drung, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mary Rose A. Armstrong
Gender
female
Age
15
Language
English