School: Droichead na Ceathramhna

Bridgecartron or Derrycashel, Co. Roscommon
S. Pléimeann

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0232, Page 339

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4. As white as milk, and milk it is not,
As red as blood, and blood it is not,
As black as ink, and ink it is not,
What is it?
A. A black-berry.

5. There was a man of Adam's race,
Who had no certain dwelling place.
He was neither in heaven, on earth or in hell,
Where was he?
A. In the whale's belly.
6. As I went down the hill I met my Uncle Davy.
I sat down and he sat down.
I cut off his head, and sucked his blood,
and left his body lying easy.
A. A bee.