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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 Twentieth Century, Volume 55

Nineteenth century - 1904
...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...they looked like anatomies of death: they spoke like ghosta crying out of their graves: they did eat the dead carrions, happy when they could find them...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 9

Nineteenth century - 1881
...this picture of Irish misery by the poet Spenser : — 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 oat the dead carrions, happy where they could...
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English Literature and Irish Politics

Matthew Arnold - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 486 pages
...picture of Irish 15 misery by the poet Spenser: — "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 30 they could...
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The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - History - 1986 - 555 pages
...was there, describes Munster after its devastation: 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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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs would not bear them; they looked like little anatomies of death; they spoke like ghosts crying...their graves; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them; yea and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...
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Nordirland in Geschichte und Gegenwart

Jürgen Elvert - History - 1994 - 573 pages
...every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs would not bear them; they looked like anatomies of death;...like ghosts crying out of their graves; they did eat dead carrions, happy where they could find them; yea and one another soon after, insomuch as their...
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Strangers to that Land: British Perceptions of Ireland from the Reformation ...

Andrew Hadfield, John McVeagh - History - 1994 - 315 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 could not bear them. They looked anatomies of death, they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves, they did eat of the dead carrions,...
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Forging in the Smithy: National Identity and Representation in Anglo-Irish ...

International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature. International Congress - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 249 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 could not bear them. They looked anatomies of death, they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves, they did eat of the dead carrions,...
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A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland

Rebecca Solnit - Science - 1997 - 184 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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A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland

Rebecca Solnit - Science - 1998 - 184 pages
...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. They did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...
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