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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 comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1861
...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,...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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Irish History and Irish Character

Goldwin Smith - Ireland - 1861 - 197 pages
...eat .the dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, in so much as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out...they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal ; so that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous...
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The Diocese of Meath: Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Anthony Cogan - Ireland - 1867
...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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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 8

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1863
...another soon after, in- .&,,,. of somuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape Munsti!''out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses...or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for a time. Yet were they not all long to continue therewithal, so that in short space there were none...
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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 8

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1863
...another soon after, in- state of somuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape JIuusterout of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses...or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for a time. Yet were they not all long to continue therewithal, so that in short space there were none...
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History of the Catholic archbishops of Dublin, since the Reformation

Patrick Francis Moran (card, abp. of Sydney.) - Bishops - 1864
...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 long withal, so that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 64

1864
...where they could find them ; yea, they did eat one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and...or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for a time." If all be not a fable that Irish historians have related of the humanity of its people before...
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An Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Introduction of Christianity ...

Michael John Brenan - Ireland - 1864 - 682 pages
...themielvei, and devour one another. The proof whereof I uaw sufficiently in the late warres of Munster." and if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks,...they flocked, as to a feast, for the time; yet, not being able long to continue therewithal, that in a short space there were none almost remaining, and...
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The Cruise of the "Humming Bird"; Or, Notes Near Home

Mark Hutton - Ireland - 1864 - 336 pages
...eat the dead carrions : yea, happy were they who could find them, and if they found a plot of cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time : yet not being able to continue long there withal.' " " There were no Relief Committees in those days," remarked...
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The Glory and Shame of England, Volume 1

Charles Edwards Lester - England - 1866
...not to scrape out of their graves, and if they found a plot of water cresses, or shamrocks, 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...
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