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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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The tribes of Ireland: a satire

Aengus O'Daly - Ireland - 1852 - 112 pages
...serape out of their grates ; and if they found a plot of watereresses or shamroeks there they floeked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to eontinue therewithall, that in short spaee there were none almost left, and a most popalous and plentiful...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 pages
...soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if tbey found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they...feast for the time, yet not able long to continue there withal , that, in short space, there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

James Hewitt Lifford (4th viscount) - Ireland - 1860
...the same country, to be pronounced pin. See Castle Rack-Ren an Hibernian Tale. &c. p. 77. — Tot'n. their hands, for their legges could not beare them...there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey suddainely left voyde of man and beast ; yet sure in all that warre, there perished...
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A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1860 - 1270 pages
.../riii. Sec Castle Rack-Rtn an Hibernian Tale, &c. p. 77. — Toi>i>. their hands, for their Icgges could not beare them ; • * they looked like anatomies...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 plentifull countrey...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to the ...

Charles MacFarlane, Thomas Thomson - 1861
...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 therewithal, that in short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful country...
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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...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 and plentiful...
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Irish History and Irish Character

Goldwin Smith - Ireland - 1862 - 197 pages
...scrape out of their graves; and, if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they nocked 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 and plentiful...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 5

Edmund Spenser, John Payne Collier - English poetry - 1862
...their graves ; and if they found a plot of water-crefles or (hamrocks, there they flocked as to a feaft for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithall ; that in mort fpace there were none almoft left, and a moft populous and plentifull countrey fuddainely left...
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Limerick: its history and antiquities

Maurice Lenihan - 1866
...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 there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentyfull country...
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The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern: Derived from Our Native Annals ...

Martin Haverty - Ireland - 1867 - 774 pages
...not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, then thty flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithal : that in sliort space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful!...
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