School: Bailieboro (Model)

Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
A. Ó Dubhda
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 067

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  1. God gives to us commandments ten,
    Four for Him, and six for men,
    That we should learn and rightly know.
    The way to live when here below.
    1. Thou shalt have no other Gods but me.
    2. Before no idol bow thy knee.
    3. Take not the name of God in vain.
    4. Nor dare the Sabbath day profane
    5. Give both thy parents honour due.
    6. See that thou no murder do.
    7. Adultry thou shalt not commit.
    8. They neighbours share thou shalt not falsly take.
    9. False witness tho shalt not sware.
    10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour share.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Two youngsters one day plotted an orchard to rob.
    And they asked me to come and assist in the job.
    I was shocked at the plan, and I answered "No"
    To rob our good neighbour I pray you don't go.
    Besides, the man is poor and his orchard is his bread
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. poetry
        1. folk poetry (~9,504)
    Mrs T. Parr
    Cornanaff, Co. Cavan