School: Naas (Christan Bros.) (roll number 16708)

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
T. Ó Neachtain, S. Ó Súilleabháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776, Page 294

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Q.Why shouldn't you sleep in the train?
A. Because the train runs over sleepers.
Q. When is a horse not a horse?
A. When it is turned into a stable.
Q. How far can you go into a forest?
A. As far as the middle of it.
Q. What is the best key for unlocking the tongue?
A. Whiskey.
Q. What is that which occurs once in every minute, twice in a moment, but never in a year?
A. The letter m.

The hollow winds begin to blow.
The clouds look back the glass is low
The soot falls down, the spaniels sleep,
And spiders from their cobwebs creep.
Last night the sun went pale to bed.
The moon in haloes hid her head,
The brooding shepherd heaves a sigh,
He sees a rainbow span the sky.
Loud quack the ducks, the peacock cries,

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Collector
(name not given)
Address
New Row, Co. Kildare
Informant
M. Tighe
Address
New Row, Co. Kildare
Language
English