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" In the midst of 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 out the sea-water, and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic... "
A century of anecdote from 1760 to 1860 - Page 218
by John Timbs - 1873
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The Quarterly review, Volume 46

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Sir John Murray IV, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1832
...sea-water, and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Partiugton's spirit was up, but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop or a puddle, but she should not have meddled...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 46

1832
...Partington's spirit was up, but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop...puddle, but she should not have meddled with a tempest. Gentlemen, be at your ease — be quiet and steady. You will beat Mrs. Partington.' We accept the reverend...
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Thoughts on African Colonization, Or, An Impartial Exhibition of the ...

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...and vigorously pushing back the Atlantic. The Atlantic was roused, and so was Mrs. Partington ; but the contest was unequal. The Atlantic beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop or a puddle, but she could do nothing with a tempest.' END OF PART I. f. THOUGHTS AFRICAN COLONIZATION •SENTIMENTS OF...
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Thoughts on African colonization: or an impartial exhibition of the ..., Part 1

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...pushing back the Atlantic. The Atlantic was roused, and so was Mrs. Partington ; but the con* test was unequal. The Atlantic beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop or a puddle, but she could do nothing with a tempest.' END OF PART I. THOUGHTS AFRICAN COLONIZATION SENTIMENTS OF THE PEOPLE...
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American Annual Register, Volume 6

Joseph Blunt - United States - 1832
...the Atlantic. The Atlantic was raised and so was Mrs. Partington, but the contest was unequal, 'fiie Atlantic beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop, or a puddle, but she could do nothing with a tempest." forms and antiquated observances, denied all concession to the general...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 46

History - 1832
...sea-water, aud vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Partington's spirit was up, but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop or a puddle, but she should not have meddled...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 4

Sydney Smith - 1840
...and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Parting-ton's spirit was up ; but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop, or a puddle, but she should not have meddled...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1844
...Atlantic was roused ; Mrs. PARTINGTON'S spirit was up; but the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. PARTINGTON. She was excellent at a slop...puddle, but she should not have meddled with a tempest.' In the same vein are his remarks upon the attempt on the part of the government to interfere with the...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 14

D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1844
Vols. 1-3, 5-8 contain the political and literary portions; v. 4 the historical register department, of the numbers published from Oct. 1837 to Dec. 1840.
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 3

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1844
...and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Parti'ngton's spirit « was up ; but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop, or a puddle, but she should not have meddled...
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