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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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Old Words and Modern Meanings: Being a Collection of Examples from Ancient ...

Thomas Whitcombe Greene - English language - 1876 - 314 pages
...very forcibly of the hailstorm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partingtou on the occasion. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great...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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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 tide rose to an incredible height — the waves rusher! in upon the houses, and everything was threatened with destruction. In the midst of this sublime...
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The Pupil teacher, a monthly educational journal. H. Major, ed

Henry Major - 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 on that occasion. In the winter of 1824, there aet in a great flood npon that town ; the tide rose to an incredible height, the waves rushed in upon...
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A History of the Thirty Years' Peace, A.D. 1816-1846, Volume 3

Harriet Martineau - Great Britain - 1877
...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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History of the Thirty Years' Peace. A. D. 1816-1846, Volume 2

Harriet Martineau - Great Britain - 1877 - 485 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 treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, he deputies of deputies to some members of this House...prey upon them — men promoted to the highest seats wares rushed in upon the houses, and everything was threatened with destruction ! In the midst of this...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 pages
...of the Lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, xpressive of its pre-eminent dignity. There is nothing npon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height— the waves rushed in upon the houses, and...
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The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - English language - 1878 - 564 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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ENGLISH PARTY LEADERS AND ENGLISH PARTIES, Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...entered into human imagination. Their resistance reminded him, he said, 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 Electoral History of the Borough of Lambeth Since Its Enfranchisement in ...

George Hill - Elections - 1879 - 224 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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