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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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Home Government for Ireland: Irish Federalism! Its Meaning, Its Objects, and ...

Isaac Butt - Federal government - 1871 - 116 pages
...their hands, for their legges could not beare 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 ecclesiastical history of Ireland, Volume 2

William Dool Killen - 1875
...any stony heart would have rued (mourned) 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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The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 1

William Dool Killen - Church and state - 1875
...any stony heart would have rued (mourned) 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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The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 1

William Dool Killen - Ireland - 1875
...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 the dead carrions — happy where they could find them — yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they...
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The Irish Nation: Its History and Its Biography, Volume 1

James Wills - Ireland - 1876
...was executed by Raleigh. Grey is said to have shed tears at the determination of the court-m:irtial ; and Elizabeth, to have expressed pain and displeasure...spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves; they did cut the dead carrions, happy when they could find them, yea, and one another soon after; insomuch as...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1876
...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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The Catholic keepsake

1843
...their hands, for their legges could not beare 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, and if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, these they flocked...
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Life of Sir Walter Ralegh

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1877 - 270 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 carions, happy where they could find them ; yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...describing what he had seen in Minister, tells how, ' out of every corner of the woods and glens, they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs...crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrion, happy when they could find them ; yea, and one another soon after, inasmuch as the very carcases...
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The Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for ..., Volumes 11-14

1878
...as that any stony heart would have rued 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." •'O'Hagan," writes Mountjoy, the lord-justice, "protested...
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