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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 tribes of Ireland: a satire

Aengus O'Daly - Ireland - 1852 - 112 pages
...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 left voide of man and beaste ; yet sure in all that warre there perished not many...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 46

1898
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Miscellanea: Comprising Reviews, Lectures, and Essays, on Historical ...

Martin John Spalding - 1855 - 639 pages
...to those 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 populous and plentiful country was suddenly left void of man and beast." These are but single pages in the long and sad history of...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 pages
...shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal , that, in short space, there were none almost left,...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast : yet sure in all that war, there perished not many by the sword, but all by the extremity of famine,...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1860
...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 suddainely left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure in all that warre, there perished not many...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1860 - 1270 pages
...water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal!; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey suddainely left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure in all that warre, there perished...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1860 - 1270 pages
...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 plentifull countrey suddainely left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure in all that warre, there perished...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1861
...water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time ; yet not able long to continue therewithal, that in short space there were none almost...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast; yet sure, in all that war, there perished not many by the sword, but all by the extremity of famine,...
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Irish History and Irish Character

Goldwin Smith - Ireland - 1861 - 197 pages
...shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal ; so that in short space there were none almost left, and...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast ; yet sure in all that war, there perished not many by the sword, but all by the extremity of famine,...
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The Diocese of Meath: Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Anthony Cogan - Ireland - 1867
...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 ofinan and least." — Spenser's Stat& of Inland, p. 165. O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, and O'Donnell of...
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