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" About the years 1652 and 1653," says Colonel Lawrence, in his Interests of Ireland, " the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties, that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man, or beast, or bird,... "
History of the Rebellion in Ireland, in the Year 1798, &c: Containing an ... - Page 345
by James Gordon - 1803 - 453 pages
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the ...

John Curry - Catholic emancipation - 1810 - 660 pages
...year 1652 and 1653, («ayj an eye-witness) the plague and famine had so swept away whole countries, that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles, and not see a living creature, either man, beast or bird, they being all dead, or had quitted these desolate places. Our soldier*...
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An historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the ...

John Curry - 1810
...year 1652 and 1G53, (says an eye-witness) the plague and famine had so swept away whole countries, that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles, and not see a living creature, either man, beast or btrd( they being all dead, or had quitted these desolate places. Our soldier*...
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Select Reviews of Literature, Volume 7

1812
...Protestants by the massacre of 1641, and the horrors which ensued ; the effects of which were such that " about the year 1652 and 1653," says an author who...twenty or thirty miles, and not see a living creature." Such was the unhappy state of Ulster for many ages, that the writer of these travels may be permitted...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 7

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1812
...Protestants by the massacre of 1641, and the horrors which ensued ; the effects of which were such that "about the year 1652 and 1653," says an author who...might travel twenty or thirty miles, and not see a liring creature." » Such was the unhappy state of Ulster for many ages, that the •writer of these...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 41

1825
...the informer. ' About the years 1652 and 1653,' says Colonel Lawrence in his Interests of Ireland, ' the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties,...twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man nor beast, nor bird, — they being all dead, or had quitted those desolate places. Our...
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Sketches of History, Politics, and Manners, in Dublin, and the North of ...

John Gamble - Dublin (Ireland) - 1826 - 355 pages
...with calm and deliberate cruelty. A like desolation followed this rebellion as the preceding one. " About the year 1652 and 1653," says an author who...things, " the plague and famine had so swept away whole countries, that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles, and not see a living creature. Our soldiers...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 4

Sydney Smith - 1840
...the informer. ' About the years 1652 and 1623,' says Colonel Lawrence in his Interests of Ireland, ' the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties,...twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man nor beast, nor bird, — they being all dead, or had quitted those desolate places. Our...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 3

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1844
...to the informer. ' About the year 1652 and 1653,' says Colonel Lawrence in bis Interests of Ireland, 'the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties,...twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man or beast, or bird, — they being all dead, or had quitted those desolate places. Our soldiers...
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History of Ireland and the Irish People: Under the Government of England

Samuel Smiles - Ireland - 1844 - 484 pages
...period : — "About the year Kwii and 1653, the plague and famine had so swept away whole countries, that a man might travel twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, cither man, beast, or bird; they being either all dead, or had quit those desolate places ; uur soldiers...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1846 - 333 pages
...the informer. ' About the year 1652 and 1653,' says Colonel Lawtence in his Intereit* of Ireland, ' the plague and famine had so swept away whole counties,...twenty or thirty miles and not see a living creature, either man or beast, or bird,— they being slf dead, or had quitted those desolate places. Our soldiers...
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