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" ... after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and, if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal ; that in short... "
The Tribes of Ireland: A Satire - Page 80
by Aengus O'Daly - 1852 - 112 pages
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...spared not to scrape out of their graves. And if they found a plot of water-cresses, or shamrockes, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time ; yet not able long to continue there withall, &c*." Spenser himself died in Ireland, in the most wretched condition, amid the desolations...
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Some traditionall memorialls on the reign of Queene Elizabeth [by Francis ...

Sir Walter Scott, Francis Osborne, Sir Anthony Weldon, Sir William Sanderson, Sir Edward Peyton, Peter Heylyn - 1811
...spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrocks, here they flocked, as to a feast for the time ; yet not...there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey suddenly left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure, in all that warre, there perished...
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Vindicię Hibernicę, or, Ireland vindicated

Mathew Carey - 1819
...nation. From their accounts, it would appear that they were among the worst of the human species,* other soone after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...therewithall ; that in short space there were none almost k-ft, and a most populous and plentiful country SUDDAINLY LEFT VOYDE OF MAN AND BEAST."59 * " And here...
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Travels in Ireland in the Year 1822: Exhibiting Brief Sketches of the Moral ...

Thomas Reid - Ireland - 1823 - 375 pages
...graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could finde them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...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 plentiful country...
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Vindiciae Hibernicae, Or, Ireland Vindicated: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - Ireland - 1823 - 1 pages
...spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of r water-cresses or shamrock's, 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 mast populous and plentiful country...
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The Journal of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Volume 1

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1831
...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...feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal, that in short space there were none left, and a most populous plentiful country suddenly...
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The Country Gentleman's Magazine

Simpkin, Marshall & Co - 1832
...graves, they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them, yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared...feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal, that in short space there were none left, and a most populous, plentiful country suddenly...
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Popular Songs of Ireland

Thomas Crofton Croker - Ballads, English - 1839 - 340 pages
...rebellion, of which he was an eye-witness, speaking of the wretched and famishing Irish, tells us that '' if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks,...feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal." But these passages, as referring to a period of national distress and famine consequent...
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The popular songs of Ireland, collected and ed., with intr. and notes, by T ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1839
...famishing Irish, tells us that " if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they nocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal." But these passages, as referring to a period of national distress and famine consequent...
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The Monthly Review, from January to April Inclusive. 1839. Vol. I

The Monthly Review from january to April inclusive 1839 VOL.I - 1839
...famishing Irish, tells us that ' If they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked i\ to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal.' B;T. these passages, as referring to a period of national distress and fanriK consequent...
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