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" And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground. "
An Historical Apology for the Irish Catholics - Page 116
by William Parnell - 1808 - 190 pages
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An appeal to the commons and citizens of London. [Followed by] the preface ...

Charles Lucas - 1756 - 75 pages
...and in the ditches of other towns, efpecially in wafted countries, than to fee multitudes of thefe people dead, with their mouths all coloured green,...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up, above ground—" In a following chapter, p. 282, he adds " The Lord Deputy and council in a letter...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland ..., Volume 1

John Curry - Ireland - 1793
...frequent in the ditches of towns, and efpecially in wafted countries, than to fee multitudes of thefe poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." The lord deputy and council,' in a letter to the lords in England concerning their...
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History of the Rebellion in Ireland, in the Year 1798, &c: Containing an ...

James Gordon - Autonomy and independence movements - 1803 - 453 pages
...furnish mournful matter for many pages. " NVspectacle," says Morrisson, in his history of Ireland, " was more frequent in the ditches of " towns, and especially...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could " rend ifp above ground. " Many to appease the rage of hunger devoured human carcases, of which a horrid instance...
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History of the rebellion in Ireland in ... 1798. With an appendix

James Bentley Gordon - 1803
...furnish mournful matter for many pages. " No'spectacle," says Morrisson, in his history of Ireland, " was more frequent in the ditches of " towns, and especially..."eating nettles, docks, and all things they could " rend up above ground. " Many to appease the rage of hunger devoured human carcases, of which a horrid instance...
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History of the Rebellion in Ireland, in the Year 1798, &c: Containing an ...

James Gordon - Ireland - 1803 - 453 pages
...towns, and especially in wasted countries, " than to see multitudes of these poor people " dead, wilh their mouths all coloured green by " eating nettles, docks, and all things they could " rend up above ground. " Many to appease the rage of hunger devoured human carcases, of which a horrid instance...
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 2

Dennis Taaffe - Ireland - 1810
...tear out one another's throat for a share of them. And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditchea of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than...green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they rould rend up above ground." B. III. ci The effects of this artificial famine were severely felt even...
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., Volume 1

John Christian Curwen - Agricultural laborers - 1818
...towns, especially in those of wasted countries, than to see multitudes of. these poor people lying dead, with their mouths all coloured green, by eating nettles, docks, and other things they could weed up above ground. Nothing can better illustrate the policy of James the...
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh

James Stuart - Armagh (Northern Ireland) - 1819 - 651 pages
...dying thereupon, to be readyto tear outone anothers throats for a share of them ; and no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns and especially...all coloured green by eating nettles, docks and all tilings they could rend up above ground." Again Moryson states " that from O Kane's country, northward...
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Vindiciae Hibernicae, Or, Ireland Vindicated: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - Ireland - 1823 - 512 pages
...children»' sculls and bones, and apprehended the old women, who were executed for the fact. No spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially...all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all tilings they could rend up above ground."*" " The miseries which the wretched Irish endured, from the...
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The Grave of O'Neill with Other Poems

Hugh Clarke - 1823 - 80 pages
...spectacle is more frequent about Newry, and the ditches of other towns, where we see multitudes of the people dead, with their mouths all coloured green, by eating nettles, docks, aftd all things they could reach above ground." — Morrison, page viz. - ' " 1 have been credibly...
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