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The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ... - Page 13
1853 - 408 pages
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...reform reminds me very foreibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the exeellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of...this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was scen at the door of her house, with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squcezing...
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The Modern British Essayists: Smith, Sydney. Works

English essays - 1852
...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...height — the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction. In the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame...
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The letters of Peter Plymley, essays, and speeches

Sydney Smith - Catholic emancipation - 1852 - 226 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...height — the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction ! In the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds ine very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...height — the waves rushed in upon the houses— and every thing was threatened with destruction. Tn the midst of this sublime storm, Dame Partington, who...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partinglon on that occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set...a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to au incredible height — the waves rushed in upon the houses, and everything was threatened with destruction....
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...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 flow! upon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height ; the waves rushed in upon the houses,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1855
...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 mops and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Authors, English - 1856 - 458 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...rose to an incredible height — the waves rushed in * Reported in the Taunton Courier, Oct. 12, 1831. upon the houses, and even-thing was threatened with...
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