School: Castlepollard Boys (roll number 5513)

Location:
Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
Teacher:
William Coghlan
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  1. As clear as a kitten's eye.
    As red as a rose.
    As hard as a rock.
    As cute as a fox.
    As weak as a straw.
    As sweet as honey.
    As fresh as a daisy.
    As fat as butter.
    Black cat, black kitten.
    It is not the day of the wind the day of scollops.
    Live horse and you will get grass.
    It is not the man who shouts the loudest has the most to sell.
    A watched kettle never boils.
    A shut mouth catches no flies.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. proverbs (~4,377)
    Language
    English
    Informant
    Michael Fay
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Freaghmore, Co. Westmeath