School: Sriantaigh (roll number 8015)

Location:
Sreenty, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
P. Mac Aodha Bhuí
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0934, Page 200

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  1. A hungry eye sees far.
    A little pot is soon hot.
    The grass harrow gathers no stones.
    Before you marry, be sure of a house within to tarry.
    A stitch in time saves nine.
    A pigs ear can never make mutton.
    A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush.
    Early to bed, and early to rise make a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
    Hunger is the best sauce.
    Far away hills look green
    Its too late to sharpen your sword when the drum beats for battle.
    The early brid catches the eary worm.
    If things were done twice, all would be wise.
    Fools built houses for wise men to
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. proverbs (~4,377)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Brigid Mc Connon
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Ouvry, Co. Monaghan