School: Carnadough (B.), Newtowncashel

Cornadowagh, Co. Longford
P. Eustace
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0753, Page 331

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    12. Children or fools shouldn't handle edge tools.
    13. Nothing venture, nothing win.
    14. Early to bed, early to rise, makes us all healthy, wealthy and wise.
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  2. 1. There is no hearthstone like your own.
    2. Never trust a July sky.
    3. He who bathes in May will soon be laid in clay.
    4. He who bathes in June will sing a merry tune.
    5.He who bathes in July will dance like a fly.
    6. A dry Sumer never begs its bread.
    7. A half a loaf is better than no bread.
    8. Christmas is coming and the geese is getting fat and do not forget to put a penny in the old mans hat.
    9. Look before you leap.
    10. I will pay you when I thresh and sell the chaff.
    11. What ever day you want the ass I will give you the cart.
    12. Never count you chickens till they are hatched.
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        1. proverbs (~4,377)
    Séamus Ó Loingsigh
    Cashel, Co. Longford