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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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Things Not Generally Known: a Popular Handbook of Facts Not Readily ...

David Ames Wells - Reference books - 1863 - 432 pages
...very forcibly of the great storm off Sidmouth, and of the conduct of tho excellent Mrs. Partington oil that occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set in...incredible height, the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction. In tho midst of this sublime . and terrible storm, Dame...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 436 pages
...1824, there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height — the 10 waves rushed in upon the houses, and everything was...this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house, with mop and feathers, trundling her mop,...
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A Century of Anecdote from 1760-1860, Volume 1

John Timbs - Anecdotes - 1864
...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...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 Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., Volume 4

1864
...attempt of the Lords to stop the progress of Iteform reminds me forcibly of the ^reat storm at Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...1824 there set in a great flood upon that town; the waves rushed in upon the houses, and everything was threatened with instruction. In the midst of this...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Anonyms and pseudonyms - 1865 - 410 pages
...the couduct of the excellent Mrs. Partiugton on that occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set in & great flood upon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height, the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction, la the midst of this sublime storm, Dam» Partington,...
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Wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: being selections from his writings ...

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1865 - 458 pages
...progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of tke 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 • Reported in the Taunton Courier,...
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HISTORY OF THE PEACE: BEING A HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM 1816-1854

HARRIET MARTINEAU - 1866
...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 Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1866 - 436 pages
...the 5 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 on that occasion. In the winter of 1 824, there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height — the...
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Roses and Holly: A Gift-book for All the Year

Gift books - 1867 - 146 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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...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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