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" ... and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 36
by Irishman - 1840
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh

James Stuart - Armagh (Northern Ireland) - 1819 - 651 pages
...spared not lo scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrock'!, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time, yet not able to continue lonj therewithal, that in short space, there were none almost left and a most populous and plentiful...
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Considerations on the Present State of Ireland: And on the Best Means of ...

Irishman - Electronic book - 1822 - 39 pages
...insomuch as the carcases they spared not to scrape out of the graves, and if they found a plot of cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time; yet not being able long to continue there withalf." Such is the description of an eye-witness, and of one whose...
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The Inquirer, Volume 1

1822
...carcases they spared not to scrape out of the graves, and if they found a plot of cresses- or ghamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time; yet not being able long to continue there withal f." Such is the description of an eye-witness, and of one...
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Travels in Ireland in the Year 1822: Exhibiting Brief Sketches of the Moral ...

Thomas Reid - Ireland - 1823 - 375 pages
...like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could finde them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as...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...
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A Compendium of the History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the ...

John Lawless - Ireland - 1823
...happy where they could find them 'y yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and...to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that in a short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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Vindiciae Hibernicae, Or, Ireland Vindicated: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - Ireland - 1823 - 512 pages
...spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of r water-cresses or shamrock's, 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 mast populous...
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Memoirs of Captain Rock: The Celebrated Irish Chieftain, with Some Account ...

Thomas Moore - Botany Bay (N.S.W.) - 1824 - 376 pages
...death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after;...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...
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Researches in the south of Ireland, with an appendix [by J. Adams ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1824 - 40 pages
...carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch, as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and...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...
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Researches in the South of Ireland: Illustrative of the Scenery ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - Ireland - 1824 - 393 pages
...carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch, as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and...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...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1824
...find them ; yea, and one another soon after, in as much as the very carcases they spared not to scape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of...to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue them withal, that in short space there "as none almost left; and a most populous and plentiful country...
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