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943 Irish Proverbs.



1. 'every man to his fancy, and me to my own fancy,' said the old woman when she kissed her cow.. Irish Proverb. 'every man to his fancy, and me to my own fancy,' said the old woman when she kissed her cow.

2. 'i see,' said the blind man when he was directed on his way.. Irish Proverb. 'i see,' said the blind man when he was directed on his way.

3. 'my belly thinks my throat is cut,' as the hungry man said.. Irish Proverb. 'my belly thinks my throat is cut,' as the hungry man said.

4. 'so near and yet so far,' said the man when the bird lit on his gun.. Irish Proverb. 'so near and yet so far,' said the man when the bird lit on his gun.

5. 'Tis afterwards that everything is understood.. Irish Proverb. 'Tis afterwards that everything is understood.

6. 'Tis as hard to see a woman cry, as a goose go barefoot.. Irish Proverb. 'Tis as hard to see a woman cry, as a goose go barefoot.

7. 'what a dust we kick up,' as the fly said to the cart wheel.. Irish Proverb. 'what a dust we kick up,' as the fly said to the cart wheel.

8. A barrel that contains the wine will retain the drop in its staves.. Irish Proverb. A barrel that contains the wine will retain the drop in its staves.

9. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.. Irish Proverb. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

10. A blind man can see his mouth.. Irish Proverb. A blind man can see his mouth.

11. A boys best friend is his mother and there's no spancel stronger than her apron string.. Irish Proverb. A boys best friend is his mother and there's no spancel stronger than her apron string.

12. A buckle is a great addition to an old shoe.. Irish Proverb. A buckle is a great addition to an old shoe.

13. A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle.. Irish Proverb. A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle.

14. A cart-horse could never win the derby.. Irish Proverb. A cart-horse could never win the derby.

15. A closed mouth--a wise head.. Irish Proverb. A closed mouth--a wise head.

16. A debt is still unpaid, even if forgotten.. Irish Proverb. A debt is still unpaid, even if forgotten.

17. A dimple in the chin; a devil within.. Irish Proverb. A dimple in the chin; a devil within.

18. A diplomat must always think twice before he says nothing.. Irish Proverb. A diplomat must always think twice before he says nothing.

19. A disease known is half cured.. Irish Proverb. A disease known is half cured.

20. A dishonest woman can't be kept in and an honest woman won't.. Irish Proverb. A dishonest woman can't be kept in and an honest woman won't.

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