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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 - 1870 - 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...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 Tuimtou Courier,...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Christian ethics - 1870 - 480 pages
...the lords to stop the progress of reform, remind? 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 1821. there set in a great flood upon that town—the tide rose to an incredible height—the waves...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 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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Government, Conduct, and Example

William Dawbarn - Conduct of life - 1871 - 272 pages
...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...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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13; Volume 76

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1871
...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...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 Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers and speakers - 1871 - 336 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...height ; the waves rushed in upon the houses^ and every thing was threatened with destruction. Ml;]L " In the midst of this sublifme and terrible storm,...
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1871 - 384 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 on that occasion. In thewinterof 1824, there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - Elocution - 1871 - 648 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 on that occasion. 5. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible...
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Notabilia: Or, Curious and Amusing Facts about Many Things, Explained and ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1872 - 384 pages
...Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm off Sidmouth, and the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that...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 Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - Readers - 1872 - 408 pages
...of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great Hood upon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height;...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 the mop, squeezing...
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