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Political Portraits in this New Era: With Explanatory Notes, Historical and ... - Page 111
by William Playfair - 1814
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 32

1797
...of diverlified Moláic ; luch a teilellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black lions, apd there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers ; king's...friends and republicans : whigs and tories ; treacherous ˇriends and open enemies ; — lhat it wis indeed a very curious fluw, but utterly tiiu'afe to touch,...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798
...piece of diverfified Mofaic : fuch a teflelatcd pavement without cement; here a bit of black ft one, and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers,...republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was, indeed, a very curious Jhow; but utterly unfafe to touch, and unfure to ftand...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly 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—patriots and courtiers ; King's friends...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 1

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1802
...indented and whimfically " dove-tailed; a cabinet fo varioufly inlaid, " here a bit of black Hone, and there a bit of *' white; patriots and courtiers,...king's friends ** and republicans; whigs and tories; treach" erous friends, and open enemies;—that it was " indeed a very cxirious ihew, but utterly un"...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...ja piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inknd, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tork-s; treacherous friends and open enemies ; — that it was indeed a very curious shew, but utterly...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...piece of diverfified Mofaick ; fuch a tcflelated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black ftone, and there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers,...; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious fhow ; but utterly unfafe to touch, and unfure to ftand...
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed, Volume 1

Arthur Aikin - 1803
...of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid, here л bit of black stone, and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers; king's friends and republicans; whig? and tones ; treacherous iriends and open rncmics; that it was indeed a very curious show, but...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 126

1867
...dovetailed ; a 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 ; that it was indeed a very curious show; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on.' We...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a...; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsnre to stain!...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaick ; such a tesselated pavement without' cement ; here...republicans, whigs and tories, treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand...
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