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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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OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF IRELAND FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS

REV. O COCKAYNE, M. A. - 1851
...did eat the dead carrions, happy when they could find them; yea, and one another soon after, inasmuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out...water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to the sword, but all by the extremity of famine, which they themselves had wrought.' The last words he...
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The Irish Confederates, and the Rebellion of 1798

Henry Martyn Field - Ierland - 1851 - 369 pages
...not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, to these they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue therewithall ; that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most populous country suddenly...
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The Tribes of Ireland: A Satire

Aenghus O'Daly - Ireland - 1852 - 112 pages
...graves ; they did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could finde them, yea and one another soone after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...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...
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The tribes of Ireland: a satire, with poetical tr. by J. C. Mangan; together ...

Aenghus O'Daly - 1852
...they did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could ilnde them, yea and one another soone afier, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to...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...
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The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain, Volume 2

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1855
...countrey, full of come and cattle," but that the inhabitants were now reduced to so much distress, that if they found " a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time." Many of us have in childhood looked diligently among the grasses of the meadow to find " a four-leaved...
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The Flowering Plants of Great Britain, Volume 1

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1855
...countrey, full of corne and cattle," but that the inhabitants were now reduced to so much distress, that if they found " a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time." Many of us have in childhood looked diligently among the grasses of the meadow to find " a four-leaved...
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Miscellanea: Comprising Reviews, Lectures, and Essays, on Historical ...

Martin John Spalding - 1855 - 639 pages
...not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plat of water-cresses, or shamrocks, 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...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 pages
...soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if tbey found a plot of watercresses or 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, and a most populous...
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Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects

Henry Hegart Breen - English language - 1857 - 307 pages
...when speaking of the distress to which the Irish were reduced by the wars in Minister, he says : ' If they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time.' " Now, I take it that the singularity in this business is all on the side of Soane himself, who Mill...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1860 - 1270 pages
...graves ; they did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could finde them, yea, and one another sooue after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...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...
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