School: Tullamore (St. Brigid's)

Tullamore, Co. Offaly
P. Sheehy
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0806, Page 74

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    "The juice of a cow is good eat or alive"
    "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush"
    "Time is a good storyteller"
    "Works better than talk"
    "A change is as good as a rest"
    "You can bring a horse to a well but you cannot make him drink"
    "He found a mare's nest"
    "Two heads are better than one"
    An old saying and a true one "Have it or be without it"
    "You cannot put and old head on young shoulders"
    "The early bird catches the worm"
    "It is never too late to mend"
    "Put a thief to catch a thief"
    "We hear the bees but where is the honey"
    "Once a man and twice a child"
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        1. proverbs (~4,377)
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