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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 rock of Arranmore, a dramatic poem

John O'Neill - 1904
...graves, they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could thus 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 almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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Gaodhal, Volume 23

Ireland - 1904
...scrape out of their graves: and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they thronged as to a feast for the time: yet not able long to continue there withal: that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907
...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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The Historians' History of the World, Volume 21

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1907
...yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of then- graves; and if they found a plot of water-cresses...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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THE CAMBRIDGE POETS

R E Neil Dodge - 1908
...spared not to scrape out of theyr graves; and yf they founde a plotte of water-crosses or sham-roles, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able long to continue therewithall; that in shorts space there were none allmost left, and a most populous and pleutifull countrey suddaynly made...
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The Song Lore of Ireland: Erin's Story in Music and Verse

Redfern Mason - Folk music - 1910 - 329 pages
...they did eat of the dead carrions—happy were they if they could find them—yea, 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 time there were none almost left and a most populous and plentiful country...
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Last pages from a journal: with other papers

William Hale White - 1915 - 321 pages
...spared not to ' scrape out of theyr graves ; and yf they ' foundeaplotte of water-cressesorsham-rokes, ' there they flocked as to a feast for the time, ' yet...not able long to continue therewithall ; ' that in shorte space there were none allmost 1 left, and a most populous and plentifull ' countrey suddaynly...
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The Foundations of Society and the Land: A Review of the Social Systems of ...

John Wynne Jeudwine - Agriculture - 1918 - 514 pages
...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 almost left." But he defends the abominable cruelties...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 9

Nineteenth century - 1881
...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 these withal ; that in short space there were none almost left. Then, a hundred and forty years later,...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 55

Nineteenth century - 1904
...scrape out of their graves : and if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they thronged as to a feast for the time : yet not able long to continue there withal : that in a short space there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentiful...
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