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" Sidmouth and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great flood upon that town; the tide rose to an incredible height; the waves rushed in upon the houses; and everything was threatened with... "
The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ... - Page 13
1853 - 408 pages
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Selections for Oral Reading

Claude Moore Fuess - Recitations - 1914 - 326 pages
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set in a great 25 flood upon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height ; the waves rushed in upon the houses,...
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The Oral Study of Literature

Algernon de Vivier Tassin - English literature - 1923 - 431 pages
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...with destruction. In the midst of this sublime and terrific storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop...
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An Outline of Humor: Being a True Chronicle from Prehistoric Ages to the ...

Carolyn Wells - Wit and humor - 1923 - 782 pages
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...threatened with destruction. In the midst of this sublime storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens,...
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The Principles of Argumentation

George Pierce Baker, Henry Barrett Huntington - Debates and debating - 1925 - 616 pages
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 164

1885
...of the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs, Partington...this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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Lincoln Observed: Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks

Noah Brooks - History - 2002 - 304 pages
...of the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...this sublime and terrible storm Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that...of 1824, there set in a great flood upon that town j PARTINGTON 164 PARZIVAL the tide rose to an incredible height ; the waves rushed in upon the houses...
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