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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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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh

James Stuart - Armagh (Ireland : City) - 1900 - 477 pages
...wasted country parts, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead, with their mouths all covered green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." Again Moryson states that " from O' Kane's country, northward of Tyrone, we have left none to give...
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The Message of the Masters: A Legend of Aileach

Frank Hugh O'Donnell - English poetry - 1901 - 78 pages
...eyewitness, ' 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...and all things they could rend up above ground.' In full atonement for these devilries practised on the people of Tir Owen, the family of Sir Arthur Chichester...
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A Student's History of England from the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1902 - 1030 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 Scotch-Irish: Or, The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland ..., Volume 1

Charles Augustus Hanna - Genealogy - 1902
...Countries, then to see multitudes of these poore people dead with their mouths all coloured greene by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground." — Part ii., book iii., chap., ip 271. CHAPTER XXXV THE ULSTER PLANTATION FROM 1610 TO 1630 THE allotments...
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A Concise History of Ireland: From the Earliest Times to 1837

Patrick Weston Joyce - Ireland - 1903 - 312 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." 506. O'Neill was not able to make any headway against Mount] oy and Docwra, both of whom continued...
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Ireland Under English Rule: Or, A Plea for the Plaintiff, Volume 1

Thomas Addis Emmet - Ireland - 1903 - 692 pages
...in 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. These and very many like lamentable effects, followed their rebellion, and, no doubt, the rebels had...
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A Short History of Ireland from the Earliest Times to 1608

Patrick Weston Joyce - Ireland - 1904 - 565 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.' It will be remembered that after the battle of Kinsale O'Neill and llory O'Donnell made good their...
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Gaodhal, Volume 23

Ireland - 1904
...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 ground.8 I have thought it advisable to describe in some detail the severities 'July 20. 1602 (Carew...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 55

Nineteenth century - 1904
...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 by eating nettles, docks aud all things they could rend up above ground.5 I have thought it advisable to describe in some detail...
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The History of Nations, Volume 12

Henry Cabot Lodge - World history - 1906
.... . 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, and with the few followers that...
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