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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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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 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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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 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...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 «bile...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 66

English literature - 1840
...pleasantry and truth. 'He [Lord Chatham] 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 tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 540 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 tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...by Burke:—" He (Lord Chatham) 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 tesselated pavement without cement ; nonrahlc Willinm Kit, Esq. and his heirs male...
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The History of the British Empire in India, Volume 2

Edward Thornton - India - 1842
...of one of his speeches : — " 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 tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black CHAP. but no change in the...
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Memoir of the Life of the Right Honourable Charles Lord Sydenham, G.C.B ...

George Poulett Scrope - Canada - 1843 - 498 pages
...the Earl of Chatham, that he " had made an administration so checkered and speckled; had 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...lest ludicrous than correct. ' He made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together And rippling rivulet, and evening gloom Now deepening...speech assuming Held commune with him, as if he and it mosaic ; euch a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...less ludicrous than correct. ' He made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together gleams, Build up the blue dome of air, I silently...And out of the caverns of rain, Like a child from t mosaic ; such a tesselatcd pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...
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The History of Great Britain, from the Death of George II to the Coronation ...

J. R. Miller - Great Britain - 1844 - 724 pages
...a juster, or more striking picture than m the following words of Burke : " He put together a piere of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed...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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