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" I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt 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. "
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1851
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 46

1832
...of the fruitlessness of the resistance of the Lords : — ' 1 do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great sturm at Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1832
...of the fruitlessuess of the resistance of the Lords : — ' I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm at Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 46

1832
...of the fruitlessness of the resistance of the Lords : — ' I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm at Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

1844
...more forcible, than the following illustration of PLYMLLY! ' I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the lords to stop the progress of reform...excellent Mrs. PARTINGTON on that occasion. In the whiter of 1824 there eet in a great flood upon that town ; the tidu rose to an incredible height ;...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 14

1844
...Reform speech at Taunton, which is reported after this fashion. "I do not mean to be disrespectful, bat the attempt of the Lords to stop the progress of reform,...forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conductof the excellent Mrs. Paningtoa on that occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set in a great...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

1844
...more forcible, than the following illustration of PLYMLEY ? ' I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmoulh, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. PARTINGTON on that occasion. In the winter of 1824...
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The Works of Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
...notion that ever entered into human imagination. I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attrmiit of the lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmnuth, and uf the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Parlington on that occasion. In the winter of 1824,...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 3

Sydney Smith - 1844
...most absurd notion that ever entered into human imagination. I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds Bc very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the eondnct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 81

Henry Allon - 1885
...verified Sydney Smith's political sagacity. I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of Ihe Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidnouth, and of the conduct of Ihe excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of 1824...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1846 - 333 pages
...most absurd notion that ever entered into human imagination. I do not mean to be disrespectful, but the attempt of the lords to stop the progress of reform,...Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of 1834, there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height — the waves...
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