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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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English Literature and Irish Politics

Matthew Arnold - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 486 pages
...happy where 30 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." 35 Then, a hundred and forty years...
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Strangers to that Land: British Perceptions of Ireland from the Reformation ...

Andrew Hadfield, John McVeagh - History - 1994 - 315 pages
...very carcasses they spared not to scrape out 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 plentiful country...
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Forging in the Smithy: National Identity and Representation in ..., Volume 98

International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature. Conference - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 249 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 there withal, that in short space there were none almost left and a most populous and plentiful country...
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A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland

Rebecca Solnit - Science - 1997 - 184 pages
...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 Making of Ireland: From Ancient Times to the Present

James F. Lydon - History - 1998 - 425 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 therewith. that in short space there were none almost left and a most populous and plentiful country...
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Nature in Ireland: A Scientific and Cultural History

John Wilson Foster, Helena C. G. Chesney - 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 plentiful country...
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Literature and the Irish Famine 1845-1919

Melissa Fegan - History - 2002 - 292 pages
...Beckett: Ascendancy, Tradition and Betrayal in Literary History (Cork: Cork University Press, 1994), 10. they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves;...there were none almost left, and a most populous and plentifull countrey suddainely left voyde of man and beast . . .7 The careful use of a vocabulary of...
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Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters as translated into English by Owen ...

Michael O'Clery - 2003 - 394 pages
...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...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 Popular & the Canonical: Debating Twentieth-century Literature 1940-2000

David Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 452 pages
...like ghosts crying out of their graves; they did eate the dead carrions, happy where they could fmde them, yea, and one another soone after, insomuch as...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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The Faerie Queene, Book Five

Edmund Spenser, Abraham Stoll - 2006 - 224 pages
...such wretchednesse, as that any stony heart would have rued the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glynnes they came creeping forth upon their hands,...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! countrey...
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