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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 Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...which Burke has immortalized, in spite of itself, by his famous description ; " an administration, so checkered and speckled ; a piece of joinery, so...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 retrospective review, Volume 7

1823
...which Burke has immortalized, in spite of itself, by his famous description ; " an administration, so checkered and speckled ; a piece of joinery, so...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 Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

1823
...which Burke has immortalized, in spite of itself, by his famous description ; " an administration, so checkered and speckled; a piece of joinery, so...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 Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: With a Portrait ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1823
...afraid, are for ever incurable. 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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The History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Death of ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1823
...supposed that the administration thus formed would long remain embodied. It was (says Mr. Burke) " a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement;" such a strange combination of " patriots and courtiers,...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

Sir James Prior - 1824
...afterwards, Mr. Burke drew the following metnora* ble and not over.charged 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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The History of England, During the Reign of George III, Volume 1

James Robins - Great Britain - 1824
...rebuffs, he formed an administration, which was thus described by Mr. Burke : " lie put together si piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such sv piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselsited pavement ; here a bit of black stone, and there...
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The Bagman's Bioscope: Various Views of Men and Manners : Being the Points ...

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - Anecdotes - 1824 - 365 pages
...CHATHAM'S ADMINISTRATION FORMED IN 1766. " He^put together (says he) a piece of joinery, so crosbly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesaelated pavement, without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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The History Of England, During The Reign Of George III. Being A ..., Volume 1

William II Jones - 1825
...for duration. Mr Burke humorously described it as " a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and so whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; such a strange combination of patriots and courtiers,...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 17

David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828
...for duration. Mr. Burke humorously described it as " a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and so whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; such a strange combination of patriots and courtiers,...
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