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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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The Condition and Fate of England ...

Charles Edwards Lester - England - 1843
...to these they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal, that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast." Even a poet's heart could refuse sympathy with such suffering, because forsooth, it came from Irishmen...
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History of Ireland and the Irish People: Under the Government of England

Samuel Smiles - Ireland - 1844 - 484 pages
...flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue 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 brave old Earl of Desmond, who had a large share of that bull-dog courage which was considered...
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The Complte History of Ireland,: From the Earliest Times: Being Compiled ...

Ireland - 1845
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The Life and Times of Aodh O'Neill, Prince of Ulster, Called by the English ...

John Mitchel - Ireland - 1845 - 252 pages
...this hard restraint they would quickly consume themselves and devoure one another."! And so " in a short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey suddainly left voyde of man and beast." And starvation being in some instances...
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The Patrician, Volume 4

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1847
...as to a feast for a time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in a short space, there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast."* The English Lord Deputy at this time, Perrott, was a wise statesman, and brave soldier, but his intentions...
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A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland ..., Volume 2

Robert King - Ireland - 1846
...flocked as to a feast for a 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." Such were the blessings procured by the bulls of the pope's holiness for his deluded and...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...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 same system was adopted in Leinster and Ulster, as famine was supposed the most speedy and effectual...
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Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1850
...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 voidjof man and beast." The same system was adopted in Leinster and Ulster, as famine was supposed...
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NEW AND POPULAR HISTORY OF IRELAND

JOHN CASSELL - 1851
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The tribes of Ireland: a satire, with poetical tr. by J. C. Mangan; together ...

Aenghus O'Daly - 1852
...shamrocks there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithall, that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful countrey suddainley lefi voide of man and beaste ; yet sure in all that warre there perished not many...
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