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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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Limerick: its history and antiquities

Maurice Lenihan - 1866
...yea and one another soone after, inasmuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of the graves; and if they found. a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they Hocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal, that in short space...
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Memoir of Thomas Drummond, R.E.,F.R.A.S., Under Secretary to the Lord ...

John Ferguson McLennan - Ireland - 1867 - 475 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...to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue therewithall ; that in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - Great Britain - 1868 - 478 pages
...dead carrions, happy where they could find them ; yea, they did eat one another soon after, inasmuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out...or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast for a time. Yet were they not all long to continue there withal ; so that in short space of time, there...
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Miscellanea: Comprising Reviews, Lectures, and Essays, on ..., Volume 2

Martin John Spalding - American essays - 1894
...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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Home Government for Ireland: Irish Federalism! Its Meaning, Its Objects, and ...

Isaac Butt - Federal government - 1871 - 116 pages
...carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of water cresses or sham-rocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withall; so that in a short space there were none almost left; and a most populous...
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The ecclesiastical history of Ireland, Volume 2

William Dool Killen - 1875
...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 therewithal; in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 1

William Dool Killen - Church and state - 1875
...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 therewithal ; in short space there was none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1876
...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,...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 most populous...
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Life of Sir Walter Ralegh

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1877 - 270 pages
...death, they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves, they did eat the dead carions, happy where they could find them ; yea, and one another soon after,...or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for a time, yet not able long to continue there withall, that in short space there were none almost left,...
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History of England: Elizabeth

James Anthony Froude - 1879
...graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them; yea, they did eat one anothe? soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...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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