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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; euch ing flies, thou lockest in thy beauty from the clouds, * tremblest at the gates of the ; patriote and courtiers ; king's friends and republicans ; Whigs and Tories ; treacherous friends...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 pages
...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...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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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1845 - 540 pages
...; 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...; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious show 5 but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1845
...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...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 people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

Henry Mead - 1845
...dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone,...; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ;— and that it wa» VOL. III. S indeed a very eurious show, but utterly unsafe to touch,...
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Memoirs and Correspondence of George, Lord Lyttelton, from 1734 to ..., Volume 1

George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton - Great Britain - 1845 - 816 pages
...diversified mosaick : such a tesselated basement without cement; here a bit of blackstone, and here a bit of white; patriots and courtiers ; king's friends...treacherous friends and open enemies—that it was a very curious show—but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on." To such an administration*...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volume 2

1846
...; 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 upon....
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The Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vanderhoff - Elocution - 1846 - 383 pages
...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...; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; — that it was, indeed, a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to...
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The History of England, from the Accession of George III, 1760, to ..., Volume 1

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1846
...that motley administration, which Mr. Burke ingeniously compared to a cabinet variously inlaid, or to a tesselated pavement without cement : ' here a bit...republicans; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies : so that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Great Britain - 1846 - 565 pages
...into existence by Lord Chatham, and which Burke so pleasantly depicted as " a cabinet so curiously inlaid — such a piece of diversified mosaic —...here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white," — and of which the only chance of coherence lay in the controlling genius of its framer, as soon...
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