School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Raheen, Co. Kerry
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0457, Page 119

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1 What always walks with its head down?
The nail of your boot.
2 I have a field and in the field there is a house, and in the house there is a room, and in the room there is a press and in the press there is a cup and in the cup there is a sup which every one must drink. Death.
3 Headed like a thimble, tailed like a rat you may guess for ever but you cannot guess that.
4 What is always washed in cold water but is never dried in the sun nor before the fire? - Butter.
5. A little red cow with two leather horns can jump over ditches and leap over thorns, A Hare.
6 Roly-poly against the wall ; roly-poly got a great fall.
Two score men and two score more
Could not put roly-poly as it was before (Egg.)
7 A little white house is full of meat with no door or window to let me in to eat- - Egg.

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