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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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Memoirs of William Sampson; written by himself. With an intr. and notes, by ...

William Sampson - 1832
...countries, than to see multitudes of those poor * Leland, vol. ii, p. 153. f Com. Journals, vol.. 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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The History of England, Volume 3

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...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...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground. These, and very many like lamentable effects, followed their rebellion, and no doubt the rebels had...
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A Memoir on Ireland Native and Saxon

Daniel O'Connell - Great Britain - 1843
...wasted countries, than to ' see multitudes of these poor people dead, with ' their mouths. all colored green by eating nettles ' docks, and all things they could rend up above ' ground.' Such were the means by which the final subjugation of Ireland was produced. Such were the preparations...
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History of Ireland and the Irish People: Under the Government of England

Samuel Smiles - Ireland - 1844 - 484 pages
...the ditches of towns, and especially in the wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...and all things they could rend up above ground." In all this fiendish work, Sir George Carew, the author of Hibemia Pacata, was preeminently distinguished....
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The Life and Times of Aodh O'Neill, Prince of Ulster, Called by the English ...

John Mitchel - Ireland - 1845 - 252 pages
...frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially of wasted countries, than to see multitudes of the poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green,...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." It was this winter that Chichester and Sir Richard Moryson, returning from their expedition against...
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History of the Rise and Progress of Belfast: And Annals of the County Antrim ...

James Adair Pilson - 1846 - 184 pages
...* And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, then to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." One syllable of comment upon the above would be preposterous. It is, in itself, a sufficiently horrifying...
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A Picturesque Handbook to Carlingford Bay: And the Watering Places in Its ...

Carlingford (Ireland) - 1846 - 288 pages
...says Moryson, 'was more frequent, especially in the wasted countries, than to see multitudes of the people dead, with their mouths all coloured green...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground.' It was in this winter that the English soldiers, returning from their expedition against Bryan Mac...
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A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland: From the ...

1851 - 1537 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...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground.' " Again Moryson states ' that from O'Kane's coun- Desolation try northward of Tyrone, we have left...
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A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland ..., Volume 3

Robert King - Ireland - 1851
...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...docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." " Again Moryson states ' that from O'Kane's coun- Desolation try northward of Tyrone, we have left...
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The Irish Confederates, and the Rebellion of 1798

Henry Martyn Field - Ierland - 1851 - 369 pages
...in wasted counties, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all .colored green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." It seems too much to impute to England the deliberate design of exterminating a whole nation. But long...
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