School: Dennmore

Location:
Dennmore or Legganden, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Harriet Heaslip

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0977, Page 128

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Riddle riddle ree through a rock
through a reel through an old
spinning wheel through a bag of
pepper through an old horse skin
riddle riddle ree what can it be
-a moth .
In yonder field there is a table
it is neither made of ash oak elm
or yew or any kind of timber that
ever grew.
-a sheet of ice
a house full u room full and you
could not get a spoonful.
-smoke.
Riddle riddle ree what has an eye
and cannot see though a rock though
a reel though an old spinning
wheel though an old horse skin
riddle riddle ree what can it be.
a needle
As round as an apple and as long
as an hundred .
-fall of wool.

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Collector
Winnie Turner
Gender
female
Address
Glencorran, Co. Cavan
Language
English