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" Out of every corner of the woods and glens 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... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 36
by Irishman - 1840
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A Memoir on Ireland Native and Saxon

Daniel O'Connell - Great Britain - 1843
...wretchedness as that any stony ' heart would rue the same. Out of every corner ' of the woods and glynns, they came creeping ' forth upon their hands, for their...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; ' they (pake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; ' they did ate the dead carrions, happy where ' they...
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The Condition and Fate of England ...

Charles Edwards Lester - England - 1843
...the state he thus fearfully describes. He says " out of every corner of the woods and glynnes they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...them. They looked like anatomies of death — they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves — they eat the dead carrion, happy when they could find...
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History of Ireland and the Irish People: Under the Government of England

Samuel Smiles - Ireland - 1844 - 484 pages
...wretchedness, as that any stony heart would rue the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glynns, they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could...
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Ireland: Historical and Statistical, Volume 1

George Lewis Smyth - Ireland - 1844
...same ; out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, as if their legs could not bear them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions — happy when they could...
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Memoranda of Irish matters, by obscure men of good intention

Irish matters - 1844
...same ; out of every corner of the woods, and glens, they came creeping forth upon their hands, as if their legs could not bear them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the ; dead carrions, happy when they could...
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An Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Period of the English ...

Michael John Brenan - Ireland - 1845 - 504 pages
...wretchedness as that any stony heart would have rued the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came, creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...them — they looked like anatomies of death — they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves. They did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could...
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A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland ..., Volume 2

Robert King - Ireland - 1846
...upon their hands, for their legs would not bear them : they looked like anatomies of death; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves: they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea and one another soon after; insomuch as the very carcases they spared...
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The Patrician, Volume 4

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1847
...rue the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glynes they came creeping forth upon their handes, 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 the dead carrion, happy were they could...
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Paddiana: Or, Scraps and Sketches of Irish Life, Present and Past, Volume 2

Adam Blenkinsop, Sir William Henry Gregory - Ireland - 1847
...English troops ; and he thus quotes Spenser : — " Out of every corner of the woods and glynns they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eate the dead carrions; yea, and one another...
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English misrule and Irish misdeeds, 4 letters

Aubrey De Vere (calling himself earl of Oxford.) - 1848
...on their hands, for the legges would not bear them. They looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions ; yea, happy were they who could find them ; yea, and one another soon after; insomuch as the carcases...
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