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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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An Essay on Junius and His Letters: Embracing a Sketch of the Life and ...

Benjamin Waterhouse - 1831 - 449 pages
...rendered famous by Mr. Burke's description of it, as a piece of diversified Mosaic—a mere tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone,...republicans ; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies. While Lord Chatham was sick at Bath, and his recovery despaired of, the administration was...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 33

1833
...Chatham) put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic,...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 on....
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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
...indented and whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet M> 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 unsure to stand...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tessellated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone,...courtiers; king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tones ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly...
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The Works of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...dove-tailed ; a cabinet »o ' 170 171 inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tesstlatcd pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots and rourtiets, king's friends and republicans ; whigs .mil lories ; treacherous friends and open enemies...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...speckled; «c put together a piece of joinery, so crossly »denied and whimsically dove-tailed; a cahi*' so + hit of black sta=, and there a hit of white ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously 170 171 inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; as not yet exhausted. He had yet another farthing-candle lories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly...
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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
..." He put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaic;...; 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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The history of England, Volume 3

Thomas Keightley - 1839
...which was ingeniously compared by Mr. Burke to an inlaid cabinet, or a tesselated pavement, with " here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...republicans ; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies." The duke of Grafton was placed at the head of * There was a general suspicion that he still...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1839
...then read the extract, in which Mr. Burke spoke of the Cabinet as being " like a tessalated pavement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white ; that it was most curious to look upon, and most dangerous to handle. It was of exquisite workmanship...
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