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  Partridge Knoll
Partridge Knoll is St. Lawrence County's first full service independent retirement community.
Modeled after a grand Adirondack lodge and reflecting life in the St. Lawrence River valley, Partridge Knoll is designed to enhance your retirement lifestyle with comfort and amenities.
Partridge Knoll offers you a private home within a safe community complete with its own exercise room, multi-use room and library.
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  Bernard Partridge
Bernard Partridge, the son of Richard Partridge, a teacher of anatomy at the Royal Academy, was born in London in 1861.
Bernard Partridge held conservative views and was especially harsh on the trade union movement and the Women's Social and Political Union.
Partridge was knighted by Stanley Baldwin, the Conservative Prime Minister, in 1925 and the following year gave loyal support to the government during the General Strike.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Jpartridge.htm   (607 words)

  Partridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Partridges are birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae.
The partridge is also the subject of a popular English Christmas song, the Twelve Days of Christmas.
The Sanskrit term Kapinjala, rendered as "francoline partridge" or "heathcock" by translators, appears as a mythical bird in the Rigveda (RV 2.42, 43) and is identified as an aspect of Indra.
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 Rondal Partridge -- Exhibitions -- Oakland Museum of California
Berkeley photographer Rondal Partridge's seven decades of work are celebrated in two retrospective exhibitions: Quizzical Eye: The Personal Photography of Rondal Partridge, on view at the Oakland Museum of California, and Quizzical Eye: The California Photography of Rondal Partridge, at the California Historical Society (CHS) in San Francisco.
Partridge began helping his mother in the darkroom and with her platinum printing when he was five.
Partridge's daughter Meg, a filmmaker who produced award-winning films on Dorothea Lange and Imogen Cunningham, has shot extensive footage of her father, which has been edited into a short film to be shown in both exhibitions; "Outta My Light: Photographer Rondal Partridge," directed by Dyanna Taylor and Meg Partridge.
www.museumca.org /exhibit/exhi_rondal_partridge.html   (594 words)

 Eric Partridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eric Honeywood Partridge (February 6, 1894 – June 1, 1979) was a noted New Zealand/British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang.
Partridge was born near Waimata Valley, Gisborne, on the North Island of New Zealand to John Thomas Partridge, a grazier, and his wife Ethel Norris.
Partridge wrote over forty books on the English language, including well-known works on etymology and slang.
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 Partridge - LoveToKnow 1911
The grey partridge has doubtless largely increased in numbers in Great Britain since the beginning of the 19th century, when so much down, heath, and moorland was first brought under the plough, for its partiality to an arable country is very evident.
The common red-legged partridge of Europe, generally called the French partridge, Caccabis rufa, seems to be justifiably considered the type of a separate group.
This bird was introduced into England in the last quarter of the 18th century, and has established itself in various parts of the country, notwithstanding a widely-spread, and in some respects unreasonable, prejudice against it.
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 Edward Partridge - LDS Bio
Partridge, Edward, the first Presiding Bishop of the Church, was a son of William and Jemima Partridge and was born Aug. 27, 1793, at Pittsfield, Berkshire county, Mass.
Edward Partridge, one of his congregation, also became interested in the “new religion,” but was not baptized until the 11th of December, following, when, having gone with Elder Rigdon to Fayette, on a visit to the Prophet, he was immersed by Joseph in the Seneca river.
Amen.” Pursuant to the divine instruction, Bishop Partridge remained, and was present at the dedication of the Kirtland Temple, March 27, 1836, and at subsequent ceremonies in that sacred edifice.
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 The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English > Biography
In that same year Partridge was made a Queensland Travelling Fellow and went to Oxford where he worked on both an MA on eighteenth-century English romantic poetry, and a BLitt in comparative literature.
Partridge served with the Army Education Corps and later with the correspondence department of the RAF during the Second World War, resuming his work (back at his desk, K1, at the British Museum Library - something of a second home to him) in 1945.
Partridge's output was prolific (see Partridge Bibliography) and he continued his work and research into his eighties; A Dictionary of Catch Phrases (Routledge, London), his last major project, was published in 1977, just two years before his death.
www.partridge-slang.com /biography.html   (401 words)

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Partridge was a great hiker --- once walking 60 miles in a single day --- and on every mountain climb he carried along a barometer (that's the B-word) and a thermometer so he could measure the altitude of the peak [how, precisely, does on do this?].
Partridge was a pioneer in American education and a graduate and former Superintendent of West Point.
Partridge wanted officers who would be "identified in views, in feelings, and in interest, with the great body of the community," and a college that would reconcile the efficiency and discipline demanded by a regular Army with the republican values and popular sentiments inherent in the militia system.
www.dean.usma.edu /math/people/rickey/dms/00015-Partridge2.htm   (2503 words)

 Partridge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Partridge is related to pheasant and has a tender, delicate meat.
Partridge is a small game bird weighing about 1 to 3 pounds (about 454 to 1,350g) with tender, delicate meat.
Young partridge weigh 1 to 1 1/2 pounds (454 to 675 grams); older birds weigh between 2 1/2 and 3 pounds (1,125 to 1,350 grams).
www.kroger.com /hn/Food_Guide/Partridge.htm   (842 words)

 The grey partridge - a Biodiversity Action Plan
The yellow is optimum habitat for grey partridges with a high proportion of arable farmland.
Indeed were partridges to be distributed at even modest densities across the existing farmland there is adequate land available for over 500,000 pairs.
The Government is committed to improving the status of birds like the grey partridge and it is one of the 20 farmland species of bird being used as a "quality of life" indicator.
www.gct.org.uk /greypartridge/biodiversity.html   (337 words)

 Partridge (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
This bird, unlike our own partridge, is distinguished by "its ringing call-note, which in early morning echoes from cliff to cliff amidst the barrenness of the wilderness of Judea and the glens of the forest of Carmel" hence its Hebrew name.
The commonest partridge in Palestine is the Caccabis saxatilis, the Greek partridge.
The partridge of the wilderness (Ammo-perdix heyi) is a smaller species.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/partridge.html   (169 words)

 Partridge Named Teacher of Year - Arlington Schools - Arlington Connection - Connection Newspapers
Laura Partridge, an algebra and geometry teacher at Swanson Middle School, was named Arlington’s 2004 Teacher of the Year.
Partridge, 36, who also teaches regular algebra and intensified geometry at Swanson, was picked as Arlington’s 2004 Teacher of the Year.
In her off-hours, Partridge volunteered with KEEN—Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, a Montgomery County, Md., program for children with severe disabilities, an avocation that was more fulfilling than her day job.
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 Partridge, Benjamin - Bay City, Bay County, MI / BAY-journal
General Benjamin Franklin Partridge was born on April 19, 1822 in Shelby, Macomb County, Michigan to Asa and Sarah C. Partridge from Vermont.
Partridge lost nearly everything and was forced to find work using his engineering skills in order to make ends meet.
Partridge purchased a farm south of Bay City in an area that later come a part of Portsmouth Township, of which, he became the first supervisor, a position he held for a long time.
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 MotherNature.com - Partridge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Partridge is related to pheasant and has a tender, delicate meat.
Partridge is a small game bird weighing about 1 to 3 pounds (about 454 to 1,350g) with tender, delicate meat.
Young partridge weigh 1 to 1 1/2 pounds (454 to 675 grams); older birds weigh between 2 1/2 and 3 pounds (1,125 to 1,350 grams).
www.mothernature.com /Library/Ency/Index.cfm/Id/1862006   (1046 words)

 Author Spotlight - Norman Partridge
Partridge often populates his yarns with faded fighters and damaged dreamers on one last suicide ride in the hot desert sun.
Partridge followed up with his first novel, Slippin' Into Darkness, a noirish tale of vengeance and retribution in which eight former high school classmates-all in their early thirties-learn the ultimate price of payback for past wrongs in the space of one intense 24-hour period.
Partridge followed the Baddalach novels with work for D. Comics (Wild Times: Deathblow #1, a weird western with guest appearances by several D. western mainstays, including Jonah Hex) and a short novel, Wildest Dreams, for Subterranean Press.
www.nightshadebooks.com /spotlightpartridge.html   (1425 words)

 NatureWorks - Gray Partridge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The gray partridge, also known as the Hungarian partridge, is a small chicken-like bird.
The gray partridge is a non-native species in North America.
Gray partridges are non-territorial during the non-breeding season and live in large groups or coveys.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/graypartridge.htm   (216 words)

Alden Partridge was born is Norwich, Vermont on 12 February 1785.
Captain Partridge refused to relinquish the command and was subsequently tried by court martial on numerous charges of neglect of duty and insubordination.
Upon his resignation, Partridge became engaged on the survey of the northeastern boundary of the United States.
www.dean.usma.edu /math/people/rickey/dms/DeptHeads/Partridge.html   (797 words)

 Partridge Berry - Mitchella repens - Encapsulated Botanical - Herbs
Partridge Berry may also be used for the relief of painful periods.
Partridge Berry is reputed to promote an easy labor by aiding contraction of the womb during childbirth.
Partridge Berry is useful for all forms of nervous feebleness and irritability of a chronic character.
www.viable-herbal.com /singles/herbs/s627.htm   (954 words)

 CNN.com - VH1 updating 'The Partridge Family' - Nov. 10, 2003
The original Partridge Family -- which, in turn, was based on the real-life Cowsills.
Reactivating its roster of retired programs is not a major priority for the company, according to Van Amburg, but the future viability of "Partridge" had ignited discussion in recent years.
How faithful "Partridge" will remain to the original tone and style remains to be seen.
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/TV/11/10/television.partridge.reut/index.html   (599 words)

 Partridge Family, The
The Partridge Family was broadcast on ABC from 1970 to 1974.
The Partridges were a fatherless family of six who decided, in the premier episode, to form a rock band and tour the country in a psychedelically-painted school bus.
In 1973-74, The Partridge Family was switched from Friday nights to Saturday nights, opposite All in the Family and Emergency.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/P/htmlP/partridgefam/partridgefam.htm   (550 words)

 Partridge Family
Plans initially called for a real-life family singing group -"The Cowsills"- to be featured, but Claver didn’t think the singing clan would work in a scripted series, so it was decided to hire actors who weren’t professional musicians, and use studio musicians to provide the music.
Within weeks, The Partridge Family was a solid top-20 hit for ABC; even better, "I Think I Love You" soon after reached number one on 'Billboard’s' Top 100 singles chart, helped by exposure on the TV show.
And the producers were capitalizing on a “Partridge” merchandising bonanza, with the show’s cast on everything from T-shirts to lunch boxes.
www.televisionheaven.co.uk /partridgefamily.htm   (997 words)

 George Partridge
George Partridge of Duxbury, High Sheriff of Plymouth County, andc., was a descendant of the first George.
Partridge, George, Duxbury, 1636, was one of the proprietors of Bridgewater in 1645."
Partridge / Tracy Research Resources, Notes, Questions and On-Line Resources - Particularly notes on the lack of any support for the conclusion that George Partridge was a son of Ralph Partridge.
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 Games Sales International, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Extraordinarily lean, Partridge is a particularly tender meat and geneGames Sales International, Inc. rally thought to be one of the most flavorful of game birds.
In the grasslands of southern Saskatchewan, near the Montana border, coveys of Hangarian partridge cluster around the old abandoned homesteads of the early 20th century.
Place partridge in the marinade, adding more wine if necessary to cover, and let stand for 24 hours refrigerated or 3 to 4 hours at room temperature.
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 Edward Partridge
His emigrant ancestor, William Partridge – PARTRIGG as he wrote it – was Scotch and came to this country in 1644 from Berwick on the Tweed, a locality whose past history is interesting, relative to the border wars.
July 20, 1833, Bishop Partridge writes, “George Simpson and two other mobbers entered my house (while I was sitting with my wife, who was quite feeble, my youngest child being then about three weeks old) and compelled me to go with him.
He resided in Clay County until the fall of 1836, but some time during the three years, went on a mission to the eastern States, and returning he visited Kirtland in the latter part of October 1835.
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 partridge - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Partridge, common name applied to birds of about 14 genera of the pheasant family.
- partridge flesh: the flesh of the partridge as food
bantam, chicken, duck, goose, grouse, guinea fowl, partridge, pheasant, pigeon, quail, turkey, waterfowl, wildfowl, woodcock
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 The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family @ WWWF Grudge Match
In addition to traveling in comfort, the Partridge family is used to road trips; the Brady's are used to sitting at home, fanning their asses on that astro-turf (tm) lawn of theirs.
The Partridge's don't have all that Hollywood marketing under their belts, all they can manage is a spot on MUCH MUSIC (a fiercely Canadian tv-station), but The Brady's have two hit movies under their belt, and this adds THE CLOUT(tm) to their performance.
The Partridges meanwhile are musicians, and that means that each of them doubtlessly has their own ego and ambitions to deal with.
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That same year Partridge accepted a portrait commission in Albany, where he remained for about three years, painting over fifty portraits, twenty-five of which are marked with his distinctive red "Aetats Sua" inscription, recording the age of the sitter and the year the painting was completed.
The sketchily painted background, her stiff and formal pose, based on a mezzotint source, and the unusual method of depicting the sitter's eyes as slightly narrowed by a faint smile, are all techniques associated with Partridge's work.
Dirck, a characteristic Partridge patron, was a prominent Albany citizen and member of a notable Dutch faMily.
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 Ian Partridge
Angharad Gruffydd Jones soprano, Ian Partridge reader, Choir of Clare College Chapel Cambridge, Timothy Brown director, Rachel Beckett and Anthony Robson recorders, David Blackadder natural trumpet, Rodolpho Richter violin, Steven Devine organ & harpsichord, Steinitz Bach Players, Anthony Robson and Rodolpho Richter directors.
Tenor Adrian Thompson is interviewed by Putney Music Vice-President Ian Partridge.
Adjudicators: Ian Partridge (Chairman), Michael Chance, Catherine Denley, Gillian Fisher and John Mark Ainsley.
www.ianpartridge.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk   (146 words)

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