School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 405

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    206. Ask me questions and I will tell you no lies.
    207. A long threatening comes at last.
    208. When the cat is out the mouse can play.
    209. Too late to spare when all is spent.
    210. Good words are good but good deeds are better.
    211. Praise the young and they will come.
    212. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise,
    Late to bed and late to rise.
    Makes a man beg before he dies.
    213. The sight of you is good for sore eyes.
    214. Happiness is the road to prosperity.
    215. Always in a hurry but never in time.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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        1. proverbs (~4,377)
    Michael Tivnan
    Cornaglia, Co. Roscommon