School: Coill na Leac

Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 012

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Answer - The letter E.
Fourty sheep wen through a gap, fourty more went after that, six, seven, ten, eleven, three and two how many is that.
Answer - 5.
The beautifullest maiden that ever, she was made a wife the first day of her life and died before she was born.
Answer - Eve.

What grows in the wood, and sounds in the town, and earns his master many a pound.
Answer - A fiddle.
As round as an apple, as deep as a cup, all the men in Derry, could not lift it up.
Answer - A well.
Headed like a timble, tailed like a rat, you may guess for ever but you would not guess that.
Answer - A pipe.
What goes over the field and never comes back.
Answer - A path.
Why does a hen pick a pot.
Answer - she can't lick it.

Philip Mc Gowan

As I was going to St Ives I met a man with seven

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