still. The soil is very bad in that part. The fields have to be made of seaweed and sods of grass. On account of this potatoe 'blight' is more frequent though not serious because it might only happen in one field. The Connactians will eat at least nine "spuds" a day.
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The most common proverb in Halvestown is Two's company three's a crowd. When a person sees a far off house from his own and thinks it better nor his own, people would say "Green are the hills in the distance". other very familiar proverbs are
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