School: Eaglais

Location:
Burren, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 124

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There was a man in Dublin Dee
He set a garden full of seed
When the seed began to grow
Like a garden full of snow
When the snow began to melt
Like a ship without a belt
When the ship began to sail
Like a bird without a tail
When the bird began to fly
Like a needle in the sky
When the sky began to fall
Like a bottle in the wall
When the bottle began to spill
Like a fairy in the hill
When the fairy began to dance
Like a woman going to France
Three shots of a gun
Three sticks across the wall
The Lord have mercy on us all