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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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...discredits his best actions. Addiim. He made an administration so chequered and »periled ; he. put together s the panting maid ; Loow ware her locks, disclosing,...rising bosom and averted cheek. Dorará. AKGIOLINA. Ah! mosaic ; "'Jch a tesselated pavement without cement, &c. Burke. Character of Lord Chatham. DOVE, in...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 33

1833
...King the power of dissolving it, were popularly caricatured by Burke. " He (Lord Chatham) 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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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...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 dove-tailed ; a cabinet GO variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tesselated pavement without cement...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 2 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 dove-tailed; a cabinet M> variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaick; such a tesselated pavement without cement;...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 6

1836
...of Grafton's administration, composed as it was of the most heterogeneous materials, so ' chequered and speckled, — a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed,' as Burke described it, contained within itself the elements of its dissolution ; and its fall was accelerated...
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The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions ..., Volume 3

George Wingrove Cooke - Great Britain - 1837
...in itself, would only agree to be ruled by him. Burke afterwards described this cabinet as "apiece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed...so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, there a bit of white...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...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 dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously 170 171 inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ;...
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Memoir of the Life and Character of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With ...

Sir James Prior - Great Britain - 1839 - 596 pages
...afterwards, Mr. Burke drew the following memorable and not 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 white...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - Politicians - 1840
...King the power of dissolving it, were popularly caricatured by Burke. " He (Lord Chatham) 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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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...administration,' as Burke has said in a famous passage,' 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 nhile;...
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