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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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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 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 Benield made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last Parliament. What copious streams...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 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 Benield made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last Parliament. What copious streams...
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