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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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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...carrions, yea, ana one another soon nfter; insomuch ai the veri/ carcasses they spared not to scrap« out of their graves, and if they found a plot of water-cresses...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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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1824
...carcasses they spared not to scape out nf their graves ; and if they found a plot of water-eressee or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a . feast for the time, yet not able to continue them withal, that in short space there was none almost left; and a most populous and plentiful country...
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Absenteeism

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Absentee landlordism - 1825 - 159 pages
...to break it ; and his fierce feuds with the Butlers, Earls yea, and one another soon after, inasmuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out...to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue them withal, that in short space there was none almost left ; and a most populous and plentiful country...
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The History of the Policy of the Church of Rome in Ireland: From the ...

William Phelan - Ireland - 1827 - 315 pages
...carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of water cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal : so that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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The Journal of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Volume 1

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1831
...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...they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal, that in short space there were none left, and a most populous plentiful...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 30

Scotland - 1831
...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...shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast for the time." In the rebellions of the two O'Neales, the horrors of war were also freatly aggravated by th ose of...
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The works of Thomas Moore, Volume 11

Thomas Moore - 1832
...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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The Country Gentleman's Magazine

Simpkin, Marshall & Co - 1832
...death, they spoke 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,...they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal, that in short space there were none left, and a most populous, plentiful...
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The remains of William Phelan [ed. by M. Phelan]. With a biogr ..., Volume 2

William Phelan - 1832
...carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of water cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal: so that, in short space, there was none almost led, and a most populous and plentiful...
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The Border magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1863
...them ; they looked like anatomies of death j they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves," &c., "and if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast," &c. In Wyther's " Abuses Stript and Whipt," London, 1613, p. 71, is the following passage : — " And,...
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