School: Poor Clares' Convent, Cavan

Location:
Cavan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Sr. Carmel

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0975, Page 128

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One head one foot and four legs? A bed. As round as an apple as flat as pan oneside a woman and the other a man? A penny. What goes round the house and round the house and sleeps in the corner? A brush. What goes to sleep with its finger in its eye? The crane crook. A live in the front dead in the middle cristened behind tell me the riddle? A plough. Through a rock through a reel through an old spinning wheel through a millers hopper through a bag of pepper through a sheep's shin bone such a riddle never was known? A Moth. What is it is black and white and red All over? A newspaper. What is it has one eye and cannot see? A Needle.

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Collector
Betty Cullen
Gender
female
Age
12
Address
Gartnasillagh, Co. Cavan
Language
English