School: Inis (B.) (roll number 15042)

Ennis, Co. Clare
Seoirse Ó Maoldhomhnaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0609, Page 452

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    1.A wise man always brings his umbrella.
    2.Rising late one must gallop all day.
    3.Talk is cheap but it takes money to things.Take care of the half-pence and pence,and the shilling and 5.pound will take care of them selves.
    6.Never take the book by the cover.
    7.The longest way home is the the shortest way round.
    8.A fine looking bird has no song .
    9 A stitch in time saves nine.
    10.A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    11.Locking the stable door when the horse is stolen.
    12.Fine feathers makes fine birds.
    13.Time nor tide wait for no man.
    .Too many cooks spoil the broth.
    14.There is no place like home.
    15.Honesty is the best policy.
    16.An empty sack will not stand.
    17.If a crock crows three times the day will be fine.
    18.Idleness is the short road to?.
    19.Method is the true key of business.
    20.A rolling -stone gathers no moss.
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    Francis Mulqueen
    Cloghleagh, Co. Clare