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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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Nature in Ireland: A Scientific and Cultural History

John Wilson Foster - History - 1998 - 658 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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Lives of the Irish Martyrs

David Power Conyngham - History - 2001 - 264 pages
...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 being able long to continue therewithal, that in a short space there were none almost remaining, and...
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The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 608 pages
...find them: yea and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to serape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of water-cresses...there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not ahle long to continue therewithal; that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous...
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Literature and the Irish Famine 1845-1919

Melissa Fegan - History - 2002 - 292 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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Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters as translated into English by Owen ...

Michael O'Clery - 2003 - 394 pages
...who did not allow Brefney to be endangered during his time ; a man of calm reflection, of auanother soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...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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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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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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