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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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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...wretchedness as that any stony heart would rue the same. Out of every corner of their 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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OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF IRELAND FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS

REV. O COCKAYNE, M. A. - 1851
...these late wars of Munster,' he writes, in 1596, ' out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...could find them; yea, and one another soon after, inasmuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves, and if they found a plot...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 3

Arts - 1853
...every corner of the woods they came creepin forth upon their hands, for their legs coul not bear them. They spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat carrions, happy if they could find them ; and if they found a plot of water cresses,orĞA<iğiroc&Ğ,...
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Lives and Letters of the Devereux, Earls of Essex, in the Reigns of ...

Walter Bourchier Devereux - Great Britain - 1853 - 1012 pages
...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 carcases, they spared not to scrape " out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of " water cresses...
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Miscellanea: Comprising Reviews, Lectures, and Essays, on Historical ...

Martin John Spalding - 1855 - 639 pages
...possession of his estate in Ireland : " Out of every corner of the woods and glynnes they (the people) 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 ate the dead carrion, happy when they could find...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 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...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...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1864
...as that any stony heart would hare rited the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them ; and they looked like anatomies of death ; they spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves ; and...
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La Question Irlandaise

H. Marie Martin - 1860 - 12 pages
...heart * Leland, Book 2, chap. 3. would rue the same. Out of every corner of the woods and gljims, they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of thtir graves; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1861
...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...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...
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Irish History and Irish Character

Goldwin Smith - Ireland - 1861 - 197 pages
...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, in so much as the very carcasses they...
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