School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 249

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These are all the proverbs I have heard locally.
A stitch in time saves nine.
Look before you leap.
Be just before being generous.
Think before you speak.
Cruelty seldom needs courage.
A little goes a long way.
Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.
A good beginning is half the work.

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Collector
Mary Sheehy
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Mary Sheehy
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English