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" ... they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves; they did eat... "
Some traditionall memorialls on the reign of Queene Elizabeth [by Francis ... - Page 116
by Walter Scott - 1811
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...carrions, happy were they could they find them, yea, and one another soon after; insomuch, as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their* graves. And if they found a plot of water-cresses, or shamrockes, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time ; yet not able long to continue there withall,...
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 1

Dennis Taaffe - Ireland - 1809
...happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after : insomuch, as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves, and,...if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal; that, in short...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the ...

John Curry - Catholic emancipation - 1810 - 660 pages
...happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after • insomuch, as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves, and,...if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that, in short...
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An historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the ...

John Curry - 1810
...happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after : insomuch, as the very carcasses thev spared not to scrape out of their graves, and, if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that, in short...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 30

England - 1831
...dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves;...if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast for the time." In the rebellions of the two O'Neales, the horrors...
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annals of ireland

the rev john graham - 1817
...— happy were they that could find them — yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they'found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast, for a time, yet...
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Vindicię Hibernicę, or, Ireland vindicated

Mathew Carey - 1819 - 80 pages
...they were among the worst of the human species,* other soone after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and...if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time ; yet not able long to continue therewithall ; that in...
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh: For a Period of 1373 Years ...

James Stuart - Armagh (Northern Ireland) - 1819 - 651 pages
...happy where they could find them ; yea, and one another .soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves; and...if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time, yet not able to continue long therewithal, that in...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

Ireland - 1816
...carrions;—happy were they that could find them : yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of water-cressss or shamrocks, there they nocked as to a feast for a time, yet not being able to continue...
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh

James Stuart - Armagh (Northern Ireland) - 1819 - 651 pages
...could find them ; yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not lo scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrock'!, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time, yet not able to continue lonj therewithal,...
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