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" ... his charitable toils for the relief of India, did not forget the poor rotten constitution of his native country. For her, he did not disdain to stoop to the trade of a wholesale upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry... "
The State of the Nation: In a Series of Letters to His Grace, the Duke of ... - Page 114
by John Cartwright - 1805 - 173 pages
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but willi tra@!y4 few er than eight members in the last Parliament What copious streams of pure blood must he not have...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Forensic orations - 1880 - 540 pages
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot, is his modesty....
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The Historical and the Posthumous Memoirs of Sir Nathaniel William ..., Volume 4

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1884
...a wholesale upholsterer for this assembly. He made no fewer than eight members (reckoning himself) in the last Parliament. What copious streams of pure blood must he not have infused into the veins of the present ! " This assertion was, nevertheless, altogether exaggerated,...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: Political miscellanies

Edmund Burke - 1887
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot, is his modesty....
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The World's Orators, Comprising the Great Orations of the World's ..., Volume 6

Guy Carleton Lee - Orators - 1900
...upholsterer for this House ; to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate and may reproach some other Houses, but...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new - imported patriot is his modesty....
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...upholsterer for this House, — to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...What copious streams of pure blood must he not have trail !>' fused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services...
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Edmund Burke, Apostle of Justice and Liberty

T. Dundas Pillans - Political science - 1905 - 199 pages
...upholsterer for " this house, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry " figures of antiquated merit such as decorate and " may reproach some other houses,...not have transfused into the veins of the "present!" Then he takes in hand Atkinson, Benfield's attorney, and recites the distinctions which were showered...
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England's Debt to India: A Historical Narrative of Britain's Fiscal Policy ...

Lajpat Rai (Lala) - British - 1917 - 362 pages
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other Houses,...made, reckoning himself, no fewer than eight members of the last Parliament. What copious streams of pure blood must he not have transfused into the veins...
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Political History of Carnatic Under the Nawabs

N. S. Ramaswami - Carnatic (India) - 1984 - 436 pages
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...not have transfused into the veins of the present." But Mr Benfield was in India. So Mr Richard Atkinson was called in. According to Burke, it was Atkinson...
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The Economic History of India Under Early British Rule: From the Rise of the ...

Romesh Chunder Dutt - Social Science - 2000 - 436 pages
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other Houses,...solid, living patterns of true modern virtue. Paul Benfiold made, reckoning himself, no fewer than eight members of the last Parliament. What copious...
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