School: Hospital Convent (roll number 13898)

Hospital, Co. Limerick
Sr. Bernard
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0515, Page 140

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  1. 1. Fine feathers make fine birds.
    2. Debt is the worst kind of poverty.
    3. Straws swim on the surface buy pearls go to the bottom.
    4. Good works are good but good deeds are better.
    5. It is the last straw that breaks the horses back.
    6. A rolling stone gathers no moss.
    7. A straight three may have crooked roots.
    8. Empty vessels make most sound.
    9. Fools learn nothing from wise men buy wise men learn much from fools.
    10. A lie has no legs.
    11. There is many a slip between the cup and the lip.
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    Mary Condon
    Hospital, Co. Limerick