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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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IRELAND UNDER ELIZABETH AND JAMES THE FIRST

JOHN DAVIES, FYNES MORYSON - 1890
...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...nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground.3' on the 5th of April came the public and official information of Elizabeth's death and the...
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A Student's History of England: 1509-1689

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1891
...the ditches of the 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 thmgs they could rend up above ground." In one place a band of women enticed little children to come...
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The O'Conors of Connaught: An Historical Memoir

Charles Owen O'Conor O'Conor Don, John O'Donovan - Connacht (Ireland) - 1891 - 395 pages
...especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground. " Mountjoy in a letter to the council in England says: "From O'Kane's country, northward of Tyrone,...
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A Student's History of England: From the Earliest Times to 1885, Volume 1

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1892 - 1023 pages
...the ditches of the towns, and especially in 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 one place a band of women enticed little children to come among them, and murdered them for food. At...
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Student's History of England: From the Earliest Times to 1885, Volume 2

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1892
...towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with thoir mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks,...and all things they could rend up above ground." In one place a band of women enticed little children to come among them, and murdered them for food. At...
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A History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Ireland - 1892
...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 1 Bernard's Life of Usher afterwards appointed...
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A Students̓ History of England, from the Earliest Times to 1885

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1895 - 1023 pages
...the ditches of the towns, and especially in 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 one place a band of women enticed little children to come among them, and murdered them for food. At...
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The Holy Cross Purple, Volumes 11-12

Catholic universities and colleges - 1900
...the ditches of towns 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 is no wonder, then, that O'Neil could do little against the combined forces of Docura and Mountjoy,...
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A Child's History of Ireland

Patrick Weston Joyce - Ireland - 1897 - 507 pages
...— "And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns 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." O'Neill was not able to make any headway against Mountjoy and Docwra, both of whom continued to plant...
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The Saxon and the Celt: A Study in Sociology

John Mackinnon Robertson - Anglo-Saxon race - 1897 - 349 pages
...the computed 30,000 men, women, and children, who died of famine, and who were found in the ditches " with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground," yea, and who in their extremity "did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could...
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