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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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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - Readers - 1872 - 408 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 fl6od upon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height ; the waves rushed in upon the houses,...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of he conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partingon on that occasion. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great flood upon that own — the tide rose to an incredible ieight — the waves rushed in upon the iouses— and everything...
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R. Brinsley Sheridan. Richard Porson. Rev. Sydney Smith. Theodore Hook ...

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1872
...great storm off Sidmouth, and of tho conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on tlmt occasion. In tho winter of 1824, there set in a great flood upon that town; tho tide rose to an incredible height, the waves rushed in upon tho houses, and everything was threatened...
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Catholic progress, Volume 2

Young men's Catholic assoc - 1873
...on that occasion. " In the winter of 1824," he said, " there set in a great flood upon that town ; the waves rushed in upon the houses, and everything...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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A History of English Literature: For Junior Classes

Frederick A. Laing - English literature - 1873 - 250 pages
...great storm of Sidmouth, and of tho conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In tho winter of 1824 there set in a great flood upon that town — tho tide rose to an incredible height — the waves rushed in upon the house — and everything...
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Beeton's Public speaker, a collection of specimens of British and foreign ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1875
...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 Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 542 pages
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Siclmouth, 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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Chapters in the History of Popular Progress: Chiefly in Relation to the ...

James Routledge - Freedom of the press - 1876 - 631 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...the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partfngton, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens, trundling...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, idge — and divers other easements,' said Jeanie,...R. Chambers"% Chambers Robert" Robert Chambers( storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens,...
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Exercises in English composition

Robert Skakel Knight - 1876
...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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