School: Bailieboro (Model)

Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
A. Ó Dubhda
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 073

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    27. Long runs the fox but he is caught at last.
    28. Idleness is the key of beggary.
    29 Birds of a feather flock together.
    30. When wine is in, wit is out.
    31. Look before you leap
    32. A new broom sweeps clean but the old one knows the corners best.
    33. A burned child dreads the fire.
    34. Those who talk most think least.
    35. One beetle recognizes another.
    36. Carefulness cuts the head of bad luck.
    37. A stitch in time saves nine.
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  2. 38. A wet and a windy day fills the garden with corn and hay.
    39. A dry May and a drop in June makes the farmer whistle a merry tune.
    40. It is a good horse that never stumbles, and a good wife who never grumbles.
    41. Many hands make light work.
    42. Make the hay while the sun shines.
    43. All that glitters is not gold.
    44. For want of a nail the shoe was lost,
    For want of a shoe the horse was lost,
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    Gladys Mc Cartney
    Bailieborough, Co. Cavan