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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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Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

James Prior (Sir).) - 1854 - 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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Life of ... Edmund Burke, revised by the author

sir James Prior - 1854 - 545 pages
...others who would have nothing to do with him, showing altogether a most perturbed " 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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A history of England: during the reign of George the Third, Volume 1

William Massey - Great Britain - 1855
...vol. iii. p. 294. (I. p. 284.) ' He made an administration 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...
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DISCUSSION OF REVISION OF THE HOLY ORACLES,

1856
...sentiment. Burke described that coalition as "an administration so checkered and speckled ; it was a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically...dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a diversified Mosaic ; such a tessalated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone and there...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - Orators - 1857 - 520 pages
...afraid, are forever incurable. He made an administration 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 tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white;...
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JUNIUS LORD CHATHAM

WILLIAM DOWE - 1857
...Burke's description of 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 tesselated pavement, without cement — here a bit of black stone, and there a bit...
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The state policy of modern Europe from the beginning of the sixteenth ...

Imre Szabo (Bishop) - Europe - 1857
...peculiarly described by Burke. " He made an administration 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 tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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Poets and statesmen: their homes and haunts in the neighbourhood of Eton and ...

William Dowling - Eton (England) - 1857 - 312 pages
...composed the Chatham ministry: — " 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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Junius, Lord Chatham: A Biography, Setting Forth the Condition of English ...

William Dowe - Authors, English - 1857 - 252 pages
...Burke' s description of it : " He made an administration, so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; suclj a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement, without cement — here a bit of...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874
...Lichtenstein, vol. i. pp. 47-49. 2 '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 hit of black stone and there a bit of white...
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