... 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 80by Aengus O'Daly - 1852 - 112 pagesFull view
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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,...