School: Knocktemple (B.)

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
W. Tuite

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0998, Page 176

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126 Ne'er change a clout till May is out.
127 They're lifeless who are faultless.
128 Live horse and you'll eat grass.
129 Liars must have good memories.
130 Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
131 Late to bed, late to rise makes a man beg beg before he dies.
132 Don't break a custom nor make a custom.
133 There is nothing bad but can be worse
134 Keep on terms with the bad dog, the good one won't hurt you.
135 'Tis hard to save the rich man's sow or the poor man's cow.
136 As wild as a March hare.
137 Big head, little sense.

He will "Malavogue" us, viz He will give us a severe castigation


"Mararougle" a broad-leafed plant which grows along side the road, producing hairy or bristling knobs or buttons which when pulled and thrown fasten to clothes or in girls' hair.
Some call it "Mararoudle"

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