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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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Life of Sir Walter Ralegh

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1877 - 270 pages
...shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for a time, yet not able long to continue there withall, that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull country suddenly left void of man and beast." The power of the Desmonds was now at an end....
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The Irish Race in the Past and the Present

Augustus J. Thébaud - Ireland - 1878 - 532 pages
...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves .... that in short space there were none almost left, and...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast. Such is a picture, horribly graphic, of the state to which Minister had been reduced by the policy...
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Ireland Past and Present, Volume 50

Augustus J. Thébaud - Ireland - 1878 - 552 pages
...them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves .... that in short space there were none almost left, and...plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast." Such is a picture, horribly graphic, of the state to which Minister had been reduced by the policy...
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Spenser

Richard William Church - Poets, English - 1879 - 180 pages
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Spenser

Richard William Church - Poets, English - 1879 - 180 pages
...there they flocked as to a feast for a time, yet not able long 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; yet sure in all that war there perished not many by the sword, but all by the extremity of famine which...
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THE IRISH RACE

REV. AUG. J. THEBAUD, S.J. - 1879
...beare them; they looked like anatomies of death; they spoke like ghosts crying out of their graves .... that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country bnddenly left void of man and beast." Such is a picture, horribly graphic, of the state to which Minister...
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The Ulster Civil War of 1641: And Its Consequences; with the History of the ...

John McDonnell - Ireland - 1879 - 187 pages
...shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue long therewithall ; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull country suddainly left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure in all that warre, there perished...
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The Ulster Civil War of 1641: And Its Consequences; with the History of the ...

John McDonnell - Ireland - 1879 - 187 pages
...shamrocks, there they nocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue long therewithall; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull country suddainly left voyde of man and beast; yet sure in all that warre, there perished...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Second Series

Authors, English - 1880 - 552 pages
...there they nocked as to a feast for a time, yet not able long 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 ; yet sure in all that war there perished not many by the sword, bat all by the extremity of famine...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 87

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1880
...out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions; yea, and one another soone after." The end was, 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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