School: Stackallen (roll number 1309)

Location:
Stackallan, Co. Meath
Teacher:
P.T. Mac Gabhann

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0714, Page 033

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The man and his neighbours thought that is was God and the devil dividing the dead bodies and that is why they were so much afraid and ran away.

A he dog, a Ho dog, a three legged mad dog, a drummer, a drawer, a little thread after it? A woman spinning (wheel).

Round the house and round the house and sleeps in the corner at night. A bush.
Riddles.
Why is the figure nine like a peacock?
Because it would be no good without a tail.
What fish should be glad when there is ice?
The skate.
When is a newspaper like a delicate child?
When it appears weekly.
What time in the day was Adam born?
Before Eve.
What word produces chair and table?
Charitable.
What tree is nearest to you?
The palm.
What had a bed but never sleeps in it?

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Collector
Philomena Tighe
Gender
female
Address
Rochestown, Co. Meath
Language
English