School: Scoil na mBráthar, Tráighlí

Location:
Tralee, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An Br. Breathnach

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Old Sayings

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0440, Page 201

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1. Too many cooks spoil the soup
2. Rolling stones gather no moss
3. Spare the rod and spoil the child
4. There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip
5. Faraway hills look green
6. It's a long road that hasn't a turning
7. All is not gold that glitters
8. The day of the wind is not the day of the scallop
9. There is no fireside like your own fireside
10. As Long as the pitcher is going to the well it's bound to be broken
11. Nature breaks out through the eyes of a cat
12. There is no disease that can't be cured if taken in time
13. You can't put an old head on young shoulders

Collector
Brendan O' Sullivan
Gender
male
Address
Tralee, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mrs R. O' Connor
Gender
female
Age
25
Address
Basin View, Co. Kerry
Language
English