School: Gusserane

Gusserane, Co. Wexford
Bríghid, Bean Nic Fheorais
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0871, Page 421

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0871, Page 421

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  1. Proverbs
    A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one?
    A use for everything and everything in its proper use
    A place for everything and everything in it's proper place
    A time for everything and everything in its proper time
    As you brew, you must bake.
    A slow fire makes sweet malt.
    A straw, best shows how the wind blows.
    An idle man tempts the devil.
    A wrinkled purse, wrinkled face.
    As the fool thinketh so the bell clinketh.
    A knave is one knave but a fool is many
    A lie has no legs.
    A stitch in time saves nine
    A man will never change his mind if he has no mind to change
    Of little account is a fly until she gets into your eye.
    Those who cannot have what they like must learn to like what they have.
    Goods when lost are valued most.
    A penny saved is a penny gained.
    A little more breaks the horses back.
    A fool may easily find more faults in anything
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