School: Ardvarney (roll number 15116)

Ardvarney, Co. Leitrim
Máire, Bean Uí Amhaltúin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0202, Page 112

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    They threw their spades and coats there and ran to save the town and when they were in view of it they saw no smoke because it was not on fire.
    When they went back to the lake it was full of water and there was no trace of their coats or spades so they had to go home without their coats or spades so also they had to go without their treasure.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Riddles
    1) The King of Morrocco built a ship ann in that ship my daughter sits ann I'll be blamed for telling her name ann that's three times I have said her name
    2) What goes through the wood and through the wood and never toughes the wood.
    (A knife in a man's pocket)
    3) I sat on my hunkers and looked through my winkers and I saw the dead burying the live
    (A person making a fire)
    4) In between two woods and out between two waters
    (Aperson carrying two wooden buckets of water)
    5) What part of a cow goes out on a gap first.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. riddles (~7,209)
    Agnes Mc Govern
    Cleen, Co. Leitrim