School: Mount Talbot (roll number 14056)

Location:
Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
M. Ó Héimhthigh

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0267, Page 211

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The proverbs which I heard over and over again are:-
"A stitch in time saves nine".
"Make hay while the sun shines".
"A rolling stone gathers no moss"'.
"Little grains of sand make the sea-shore".
"Familiarity breeds contempt".
The proverbs which I got from my father and mother are:-
"The last straw breaks the horse's back".
"Nature breaks out through the eyes of a cat".
"Never trouble troubles until troubles trouble you".
"The nearer to church the further from God".
"Every dog is stiff at his own door".
"All is not gold that glitters".
"Don't look a gift horse

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Collector
Eibhlín Ní Fhíneachtaigh
Gender
female
Address
Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Mrs Finerty
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon
Language
English