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Ar an leathanach seo

(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

above all the days of the year, but the king's son. Hearing the yells and cries from the cottage he turned in to see what was wrong. Seeing the girl he turned and asked the mother what was wrong. The mother was ashamed to tell the truth, as well she might be but as the proverb says "An excuse is nearer to a woman that her apron". This is how she answered the king's son.
"She is my only daughter sir," said she "Chick or child I have not but her and she is that sort that she is continually working so I am afraid she will kill herself from over work, but talk is no good so I had to turn around and beat her now and made her sit down. That's the reason of the tears sir."
The king's son was astonished as he well might be for he had never heard such a story in all his life before and his kind heart felt very sorry for the girl who was punished for being too industrious. So he at once thought of taking her away from

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Michael Connor
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Carrowndangan, Co. Ros Comáin