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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 History of the British Empire in India, Volume 2

Edward Thornton - India - 1842
...; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic...tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black CHAP. but no change in the policy maintained towards the East-India Company. A bill was brought in...
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Correspondence, selected from the originals at Woburn abbey. With ..., Volume 3

John Russell (4th duke of Bedford.) - 1843
...put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a 1756. 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 on."...
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Correspondence of John, Fourth Duke of Bedford, Volume 2

Earl John Russell Russell - Great Britain - 1843
...put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a 1756. 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 on."...
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Autobiographical Recollections of Sir John Bowring, Volume 2

Authors, English - 1843 - 404 pages
...put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a 1756. 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 on."...
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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
...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 enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe...
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The Opinions of Sir Robert Peel: Expressed in Parliament and in Public

Robert Peel - Great Britain - 1843 - 480 pages
...ministry, referring to which Mr. Burke spoke of the cabinet as being " like a tesselated pavement, — here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; that it was most dangerous to look on, and most dangerous to handle. It was of exquisite workmanship,...
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Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills, Volume 5, Part 2

James Wills - 1844
...he put together a piece of joinery so craftily indented and whimsically dove-tailed — 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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...therefore, except to call upon Pitt to form an administration. He did so, " and produced," says Burke, " such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated...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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The History of Great Britain, from the Death of George II to the Coronation ...

James Rodger Miller - Great Britain - 1844 - 724 pages
..." He put together a piere of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaic...patriots and courtiers ; king's friends and republicans ; whigeand lories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ;...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselatcd he tomb, I rise and upbuild it again. ; king 's friends and republicans ; Whigs and Tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that...
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