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" And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground. "
An appeal to the commons and citizens of London. [Followed by] the preface ... - Page 60
by Charles Lucas - 1756 - 75 pages
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 2

Dennis Taaffe - Ireland - 1810
...wasted countries, than to see mul. titudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all caloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." B. III. ci The effects of this artificial famine were severely felt even in the very city of Dublin,...
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Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in ...

William Sampson - Electronic books - 1817 - 432 pages
...common in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of those poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green,...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground." It would appear that the famine created by lord Clivc and the English in India, was...
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Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ..., Volume 1

John Christian Curwen - Agricultural laborers - 1818
...towns, especially in those of wasted countries, than to see multitudes of. these poor people lying dead, with their mouths all coloured green, by eating nettles, docks, and other things they could weed up above ground. Nothing can better illustrate the policy of James the...
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh

James Stuart - Armagh (Northern Ireland) - 1819 - 651 pages
...frequent in the ditches of towns and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks and all tilings they could rend up above ground." Again Moryson states " that from O Kane's country, northward...
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Vindiciae Hibernicae, Or, Ireland Vindicated: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - Ireland - 1823 - 512 pages
...frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all tilings they could rend up above ground."*" " The miseries which the wretched Irish endured, from the...
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The Grave of O'Neill with Other Poems

Hugh Clarke - 1823 - 80 pages
...spectacle is more frequent about Newry, and the ditches of other towns, where we see multitudes of the people dead, with their mouths all coloured green, by eating nettles, docks, aftd all things they could reach above ground." — Morrison, page viz. - ' " 1 have been credibly...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 157

1902
...towns, and especially in the wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people, the Irish, dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above the ground." No doubt English readers will receive the recital of such atrocities with distrust...
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Sketches of History, Politics, and Manners, in Dublin, and the North of ...

John Gamble - Dublin (Ireland) - 1826 - 355 pages
...frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." Many to appease the rage of hunger devoured human carcasses, of which a horrid instance was witnessed...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 33

Autobiographies - 1832
...countries, than to see multitudes of those poor * Leland, vol. ii. p. 153. f Com. journals, vol. i. '/.I people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground." It would appear that the famine created by lord Clive and the English in India, was...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 33

1832
...countries, than to see multitudes of those poor * Leland, vol. ii. p. 153. f Com. Journals, vol. i. /, 1 people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground." It would appear that the famine created by lord Clive and the English in India, was...
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