School: Scrabagh (roll number 11202)

Scrabbagh, Co. Roscommon
Mrs Rose Ffrench

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Local Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0254, Page 084

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"Saturday's flitting is a short sitting."
"The thunder that frights but the lightning that smites."
"Hunger is a good sauce."
"Man proposes but God disposes."
"The truth never choked a man."
"Laugh and the world laughs with you."
"Cry and cry alone."
"Between two stools you will come to the ground."
"There is many a slip between the cup and the lip."
"There is no fireside like your own hearth-stone."
"If the cap fits you, wear it."
"A persons mouth aften broke his nose"
"A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book."
"He is a good hurdler who sits on the fence."

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