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" He made an administration, so checkered and speckled; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here... "
William Pitt, Earl of Chatham - Page 183
by Albert von Ruville - 1907
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The Pulpit record and Mutual improvement society, Parliamentary debating ...

1883
...is how Burke described it : " He made an administration so chequered and speckled; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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Leaders of the senate: a biographical history of the rise and development of ...

Alexander Charles Ewald - 1884
...they belonged, to their public views, or to their private feuds. "He had put together," says Burke, "a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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American Taxation: A Speech, Delivered April 19, 1774

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1885 - 54 pages
...in the mouth of Cato. SO. He made an administration,53 so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically...so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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The library of national information and popular knowledge, Volumes 5-6

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1885
...speech on American taxation, "so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so closely indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white;...
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The Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 pages
...DESCRIPTION OF LORD CHATHAM'S MINISTRY. He made an administration so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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My Study: And Other Essays

Austin Phelps - Electronic book - 1886 - 319 pages
...Edmund Burke's celebrated caricature of Lord Chatham's coalition ministry. " He made an administration so checkered and speckled, a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed, such a tessellated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white, patriots...
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Treasury of Irish Eloquence: Being a Compendium of Irish Oratory and Literature

English literature - 1887 - 910 pages
...afraid, are for ever incurable. He made an administration, so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically...cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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A Life of Edmund Burke

Sir James Prior - 1891 - 545 pages
...afterwards Burke drew the following memorable and scarcely overcharged portrait — " He put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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Forensic Eloquence: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Oratory as ...

John Goss - Oratory - 1891 - 260 pages
...formed his cabinet, he said:— "He made an administration so checkered and speckled, he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tessellated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white,...
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Homiletics and Pastoral Theology: With an Appendix

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - Clergy - 1891 - 445 pages
...of Lord Chatham's cabinet : " He made an administration so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and whimsically...cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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