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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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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...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...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground.' In the single county of Tyrone 3,000 persons in a few months were starved. On one occasion...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...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...eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground.' In the single county of Tyrone 3,000 persons in a few months were starved. On one occasion...
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A Compendium of Irish Biography: Comprising Sketches of Distinguished ...

Alfred Webb - Ireland - 1878 - 598 pages
...countries, then to see multitudes of these pooer people dead, with their mouths all coloured greene by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground. These arid very many like lamentable effects followed their rebellion." If O'Neill could not continue...
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The Ulster Civil War of 1641: And Its Consequences; with the History of the ...

John McDonnell - Ireland - 1879 - 187 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...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 been...
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The Ulster Civil War of 1641: And Its Consequences; with the History of the ...

John McDonnell - Ireland - 1879 - 187 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...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 been...
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Lays and Legends of Thomond: With Historical and Traditional Notes

Michael Hogan - English poetry - 1880 - 449 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...nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above the ground, &c.'' A new mode of warfare planned by artful Cecil and carried out by Lord Mountjoy. They...
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The Trials of the Church: Or, the Persecutors of Religion, Volume 2

William Gleeson - Persecution - 1880
...the 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 the ground." A little before in the same account he had stated that the living were driven to eat ihe...
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The Catholic Presbyterian

PROFESSOR W. G. BLAIKIE, D.D. - 1883
...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 find above ground.' In the single county of Tyrone 3000 persons in a few months were starved. On one...
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The History of Ireland from the Reformation to the Union

Robert Hassencamp - Ireland - 1888 - 348 pages
...his account,1 "and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people lying dead, with their mouths all coloured .green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground." It was not mere exaggeration, therefore, when the commander-in-chief, in one of his...
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Ireland Under Elizabeth and James the First

Edmund Spenser, Sir John Davies, Fynes Moryson - Ireland - 1890 - 445 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." Tyrone made his submission to Queen Elizabeth at a time when it was not yet known in Ireland that she...
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