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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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Feast and Famine: Food and Nutrition in Ireland 1500-1920

Leslie Clarkson, Margaret Crawford - History - 2001 - 336 pages
...wasted Countries, then to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured greene 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 been...
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The Shape of Irish History

Anthony Terence Quincey Stewart - History - 2001 - 209 pages
...after the Desmond Rebellion when 'multitudes lay dead in the ditches of towns and other waste places, with their mouths all coloured green, by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend above ground'. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands,...
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Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters as translated into English by Owen ...

Michael O'Clery - 2003 - 394 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." Mountjoy, in a letter to the lords of the council in England, says, "from O'Kane's country northward...
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The Four Nations: A History of the United Kingdom

Frank Welsh - History - 2003 - 478 pages
...the body of their dead mother: 'no spectacle was more frequent 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 above ground'. It could be claimed that peace in the new kingdom of Ireland had been restored, but...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

West (U.S.) - 1895
...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.1 The proceedings of the English leaders in the three provinces already mentioned,...
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