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" ... anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their 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 not to scrape out of their graves... "
Sketches in Ireland: descriptive of districts in the North and South [signed ... - Page 359
by Caesar Otway - 1827 - 80 pages
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - 1807
...happy were they could they find them, yea, and one another soon after; insomuch, as the very carcases they 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,...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - 1807
...happy were they could they find them, yea, and one another soon after; insomuch, as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves. And if they found a plot of water-cresses, of shamrockes, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time ; yet not able long to continue there...
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An Impartial History of Ireland from the Period of the English ..., Volume 1

Dennis Taaffe - 1809
...the dead carrions, happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after : insomuch, as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of...graves, and, if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal; that,...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the ...

John Curry - 1810 - 660 pages
...the dead carrions, happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after • insomuch, as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of...graves, and, if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that,...
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An historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the ...

John Curry - 1810
...happy were they could find them, yea, and one another soon after : insomuch, as the very carcasses thev spared not to scrape out of their graves, and, if they found a plot of watercresses or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time, yet not able to continue there withal ; that,...
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Some traditionall memorialls on the reign of Queene Elizabeth [by Francis ...

Walter Scott - 1811
...title of a protecteress. Though the Dutch were no lesse hers by interest did eat the dead carcases they 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 able long to continue therewithall,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 30

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 if they found a plot of water-cresses or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast for the time." In the rebellions of the two O'Neales,...
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Vindiciæ Hibernicæ: Or, Ireland Vindicated:: An Attempt to Develop and ...

Mathew Carey - 1819 - 500 pages
...it would appear that they were among the worst of the human species,* other soone after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of...,• 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 therewithall...
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Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh: For a Period of 1373 Years ...

James Stuart - 1819 - 651 pages
...deade carrions — happy where they could find them ; yea, and one another .soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of...graves; and if they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrocks, there they flocked, as to a feast, for the time, yet not able to continue long therewithal,...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 2

1816
...carrions;—happy were they that could find them : yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcases they spared not to scrape out of their graves; and if they found a plot of water-cressss or shamrocks, there they nocked as to a feast for a time, yet not being able to continue...
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