School: Anach (roll number 13630)

Annagh, Co. Sligo
Bean Uí Bhanáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0182, Page 398

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    Three thousand miles away.
    And you fond master kind and true
    All comrades faretheewell
    My kind regards I send to you around
    St. James's Well
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  2. There are many old sayings used by the people of this district and they are all true sayings. "A stitch in time saves nine". "Mind the pence and the pound will mind themselves" "Smooth water runs deep". "Unless you strive you cannot succeed" "Speak correctly if you speak atall" "Poor are they who have not patience" "Upon minds make observant scholars" "Judge nothing by appearance alone" "Method is the true key to success" "Vain and vulgar oft go hand in hand" "They think little who talk too much" "Words of
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    Winnie Gunning