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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 Popular & the Canonical: Debating Twentieth-century Literature 1940-2000

David Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 452 pages
...graves; they did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could fmde 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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Between Spenser and Swift: English Writing in Seventeenth-Century Ireland

Deana Rankin - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 294 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...there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet were not long able to continue therewithall; that in a short space there were none almost left, and...
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A Ciceronian Sunburn: A Tudor Dialogue on Humanistic Rhetoric and Civic Poetics

Edward Armstrong - Education - 2006 - 223 pages
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Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630: Ireland 1460-1630

S. J. Connolly - History - 2007 - 442 pages
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The Butcher Boy

Colin MacCabe - History - 2007 - 87 pages
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The Butcher Boy

Colin MacCabe - History - 2007 - 87 pages
...very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves, and if they found a plot of water cress or shamrocks, 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 most populous and...
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Ireland: Contested Ideas of Nationalism and History

Hugh F. Kearney - History - 2007 - 309 pages
...carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves, and if they could find a plot of watercress or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal, that in short space there was none almost left and a most populous country...
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Mixed Essays; Irish Essays and Others

Matthew Arnold - Literary Collections - 2008 - 520 pages
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