School: Rochfortbridge (B.) (roll number 1122)

Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath
Ml. Rowan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0730, Page 426

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    A kitchenful and a roomful and could not catch a spoonful? Smoke.
    White bird featherless flew from Paradise, lit upon the castle wall, my lord landless took him up handless, swallowed him down toothless and rode off horseless ? The sun and the snow.
    What is it that has twenty two legs two wings and flies all over the field? A Harrow.
    How far can a dog run into a wood? Till he cannot got any further.
    Riddle my riddle my randy my fathers legs are bandy, if he heard you saying that he would stick you under a crandy? A frog.
    It is the same time now to five as it was after four, three quarters of an hour ago and what time is it? Seven and a half minutes to five.
    Long legs, short thighs, little head and no eyes? A tongs
    Two n's two a's and an r and put them
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