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" ... they could find them ; yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able... "
Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh: For a Period of 1373 Years ... - Page 303
by James Stuart - 1819 - 651 pages
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Memoirs of Captain Rock [pseud.]: The Celebrated Irish Chieftain. With Some ...

Thomas Moore - Botany Bay (N.S.W.) - 1824 - 311 pages
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast*." The authors of this calamity reaped from it the expected fruits. Five hundred and seventy-four thousand...
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Memoirs of Captain Rock [pseud.]: The Celebrated Irish Chieftain. With Some ...

Thomas Moore - Botany Bay (N.S.W.) - 1824 - 311 pages
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast."f • Elizabeth knew the art of turning Irish rebellions to account full as well as any of her...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man or beast ! ! !" Who would imagine that in the midst of such scenes the "Fairy Queen" was written? Time,...
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Absenteeism

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Absentee landlordism - 1825 - 159 pages
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue them withal, that in short space there was none almost left ; and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast." — State of Ireland, 1581. of Ormond, (" nothing inferior to Kildare in stomache, and in reach of...
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The History of the Policy of the Church of Rome in Ireland: From the ...

William Phelan - Ireland - 1827 - 315 pages
...as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal : so that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man or beast." God in his mercy grant this AD remnant of these faithful men had ventured to v^v^/ seize...
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The works of Thomas Moore, Volume 11

Thomas Moore - 1832
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of rnan and beast."* The authors of this calamity reaped from it the expected fruits. Five hundred and...
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The remains of William Phelan [ed. by M. Phelan]. With a biogr ..., Volume 2

William Phelan - 1832
...the time, yet not able to continue there withal: so that, in short space, there was none almost led, and a most populous and plentiful country .suddenly left void of man or beast.' God in his mercy grant, thai this heart-rending picture may not again be realized. *—...
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History of Ireland: From the Anglo-Norman Invasion Till the Union ..., Volume 2

William Cooke Taylor - Ireland - 1833
...to these they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue therewithall ; that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast." This amorous poet, for his slanders of the Irish, his adulation of Elizabeth, and his flattery of his...
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The Repealer's Manual; Or, Absenteeism: the Union Re-considered, Volume 1

William Joseph Battersby - Absentee landlordism - 1833
...flocked as to a feast for the time. Yet not able to continue them without that, in a short time there was none almost left ; and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast." — State of Ireland, 1581. Such was the " civilisation" the enlightened English introduced into our...
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The History of England, Volume 3

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...as to a feast for a time, yet not able long to continue therewithal ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast; yet sure, in all the war, there perished not many by the sword, but all by the extremity of famine,...
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