School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0844, Page 189

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1. A stitch in time saves nine.

2. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
3. Don't keep a dog and bark yourself.
4. A hen is heavy when carried far.
5. Hunger is sweet sauce.
6. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
7. Robbing Peter to pay Paul.
8. It's a long lane that [has] no turning.
9. A burned child dreds the fire.

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Collector
Stás Ní Mhórdha
Gender
female
Address
Rathpatrick, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English