School: Béal Átha Conaill (C.)

Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Mary Mulligan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0968, Page 108

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  1. It's a long road has no turn.
    The long thread of the lazy tailor.
    When wine is in wit is out.
    When the cat's away the mice can play.
    It's better to go to bed early than to get up late.
    A stitch in times saves nine.
    He who gets the name of an early riser can lie in bed till ten.
    Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble there with
    It's often a person's mouth breaks his nose.
    A fool utters all in his mind but a wise man keeps it in until afterwards.
    Spare the rod and spoil the child.
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    Miss Yeates
    Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan