Ancient dating sayings and proverbs
After that, he is finished Irish Saying Life's too short not to be Irish! It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for Irish Saying May you be afflicted with the itch and have no nails to scratch with!Irish Curse "Lord, confound this surly sister, Blight her brow with blotch and blister, Cramp her larynx, lung and liver, In her guts a galling give her." Curse created by John Millington Synge on a friend's sister who had criticized "The Playboy of the Western World." 'Never dread the winter till the snow is on the blanket' i.e. Kildare One of the best all-time Irish curses ever levied is from the rebel song Nell Flaherty's Drake: May his pipe never smoke, may his teapot be broke, and to add to the joke may his kettle not boil, may he lay in the bed 'till the moment he's dead may he always be fed on lob-scouse and fish oil, may he swell with the gout, may his grinders fall out, may he roar, bawl and shout, with the horrid toothache.
Irish proverb Here's to a temperance supper, With water in glasses tall, And coffee and tea to end with And me not there at all!Irish Proverb It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead the rest of your life.Irish Proverb Do not take the thatch from your own roof to buy slates for another man's house.Tax his coffin, tax his grave, tax his sod in which he's laid. You can only kiss her sooner than she thought you would.
Put these words upon his tomb, "Taxes drove him to his doom." Once he's gone, we won't relax. Irish Saying Is fearr lán doirn de cheird ná lán mála d&Mac226;ór A handful of skill is better than a bagful of gold Irish Saying Is fearr bothán biamhar ná caisleán gortach A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle Irish Saying Is minic a bhris béal duine a shrón It is often that a person's mouth broke his nose.If Candlemas is wet or foul, half the winter has gone at Yule.