School: Cora Caitlín (B.)

Location:
Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare
Teacher:
P. Mac Conmara

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0599, Page 018

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Once upon a time a man had a goose which laid golden eggs for his master, He was not satisfied with his daily gifts, He killed the goose and cut it open thinking he would find all the gold at once.
But when he had the goose opened he found no gold. His grief teaches us, he that grasps everything looses all.

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Once upon a time there was dog who found a bone near a butchers stall and ran off with it to a quiet field.
There he saw a spring well. Looking into it he said his shadow and began barking and by doing so lost his bone.