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 216

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All the proverbs that I heard at home are:-
"Rolling stones gather no moss".
"A stitch in time saves nine".
"A sleeping fox catches no poultry".
"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do to-day".
"Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise".
"The darkest hour is the hour before dawn".
On hearing a bad account of any neighbour towards whom she was not very well disposed, there was an old woman in this district who used the proverb also:-
"To themselves it may be told".

Séamus Ó hÉimhthigh
Rang a cúig.

Collector
Séamus Ó hÉimhthigh
Gender
male
Address
Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Mrs Heavey
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon
Language
English