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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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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Authors, English - 1856 - 458 pages
...tide rose to an incredible height — the waves rushed in * Reported in the Taunton Courier, Oct. \ upon the houses, and everything was threatened with...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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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Authors, English - 1856 - 458 pages
...rose to an incredible height — the waves rushed in * Reported in the Taunton Courier, Oct. 12, 1831. upon the houses, and everything was threatened with...destruction. In the midst of this sublime and terrible Htorm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house, with mop and pattens,...
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Things Not Generally Known: A Popular Hand-book of Facts Not Readily ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1857 - 432 pages
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm off Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...incredible 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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Goodrich's Fifth School Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...of the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmoutn, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...upon that town — the tide rose to an 'incredible hight — the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction. 5....
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History of the Peace: Pictorial History of England During the Thirty Years ...

Harriet Martineau - Great Britain - 1858 - 762 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 - 1858
...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...the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partiugton, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house, with mop and pattens, trundling...
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Things Not Generally Known: Curiosities of History

John Timbs - History - 1858 - 247 pages
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm off Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...incredible 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 Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 2

Sydney Smith - 1859 - 480 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...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 New York Speaker: A Selection of Pieces Designed for Academic Exercises ...

Warren P. Edgarton - Recitations - 1860 - 502 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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The popular history of England, Volume 8

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1862
...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 Been at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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