School: Boston (roll number 10212)

Bostoncommon, Co. Kildare
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0777, Page 147

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After a storm comes a calm.
A stitch in time saves nine.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
All is not grey that glitters.
A man's house is his castle.
A bat has leave to look at a king.
A cock has leave to crow in his own dunghill
When people are late going anywhere a remark used is "They will be in for the borlelan part of of it" The people of borlelan part were noted for being always late at mass.
As busy as a liar in company or a hen at a bag of oats.
The Cows in Connaught wear long horns.
Far away hills look green.
Its all ill wind blows nobody good.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Fine feathers make fine birds.
Its a long lane has no turn in it.
There is no use in crying over spilt milk.
An old woman called Colgan had a sick pig when asked how was the pig she always

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May Corcoran
Bostoncommon, Co. Kildare