These 7 words precede, “The rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals”

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These 7 words precede, “The rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals”

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The sentence was actually written by Washington Irving in his 1809 “A History of New York”, but its status as a catchphrase for bad writing comes from the opening sentence of English novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s 1830 novel Paul Clifford:

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents—except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.

 

The answer for: These 7 words precede, “The rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals” is as following:

POSSIBLE SOLUTION: What is “It was a dark and stormy night”?

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