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" ... 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 long to continue there withal; that in short space... "
Miscellanea: Comprising Reviews, Lectures, and Essays, on Historical ... - Page 519
by Martin John Spalding - 1894
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland ..., Volume 1

John Curry - Ireland - 1793
...their graves, and, if they found a plot of watercrefles or fhamrocks, there they flocked as to a feaft for the time, yet not able to continue there withal; that, in fhort fpace, there was none almoft left, and a moft populous and plentiful country fuddenly left void...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...not to scrape out of their graves. And if they found a plot of water-cresses, of shamrockes, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time ; yet not able long to continue there withall, &c*." Spenser himself died. in Ireland, in the most wretched condition^...
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 1

Dennis Taaffe - Ireland - 1809
...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 space, there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void...
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An historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the ...

John Curry - 1810
...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 space, there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country ludJenly left, void...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the ...

John Curry - Catholic emancipation - 1810 - 660 pages
...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 space, there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left »oid...
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Some traditionall memorialls on the reign of Queene Elizabeth [by Francis ...

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1811
...spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrocks, here they flocked, as to a feast for the time ; yet not able long to continue therewithall, that in short space, there were none almost left, and a most populous...
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A Compendium of the History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the ...

John Lawless - Ireland - 1815 - 528 pages
...spared not to scrape out of their graves -T and If they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocs, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able...continue there withal ; that in a short space there was none almost left, and a most populous aiul plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast."...
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annals of ireland

the rev john graham - 1817
...flocked as to a feast, for a time, yet not being able to continue there-whbal, in a short space of time there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast ; yet in that war there perished not many by the sword, but all...
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Vindicię Hibernicę: Or, Ireland Vindicated:: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - Ireland - 1819 - 500 pages
...there they flocked as to a feast for the time ; yet not able long to continue therewithall ; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country SUDDAINLY LEFT VOYDF. OF MAN AND BEAST."99 * " And here you may see the nature and disposition of this...
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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
...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 short space, there were none almost left and a most populous and plentiful...
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