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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 Intermediate Text-book of English History ...

Charles Scott Fearenside - Great Britain - 189?
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Catholic and Protestant Countries Compared in Civilization, Popular ...

Alfred Young - Christian sociology - 1894 - 628 pages
...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 populous and plentiful country is suddenly left void of man and beast." On the accession of James I. the system of confiscation recommenced...
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English Men of Letters: Chaucer, by Adolphus William Ward, 1896; Spenser, by ...

1895
...to a feast for a time, yet not able long to continue there withal ; that in a short space there weio none almost left, and a most populous 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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History of the Christian Church, Volume 2

John Fletcher Hurst - Church history - 1900
...watercresses or shamrocks there they flocked as to a feast for a time ; that in short space of time there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country suddenly left void of man and beast."1 The old Irish annalists confirm the testimony of Spenser as to the desolation of the country....
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The Rock of Arranmore: A Narrative Dramatic Poem in Three Scenes with ...

John O'Neill - American poetry - 1902 - 139 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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The Historians' History of the World: Scotland, Ireland, England since 1792

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...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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The rock of Arranmore, a dramatic poem

John O'Neill - 1904
...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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Gaodhal, Volume 23

Ireland - 1904
...there they thronged as to a feast for the 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.1...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 55

Nineteenth century - 1904
...there they thronged as to a feast for the time: jet 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.1...
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The Rosary Magazine, Volume 27

1905
...there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there long withal, so 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." An eye-witness (Mooney) of those scenes of misery says that...
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