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" He made an administration so checkered and speckled, 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... "
Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland ... - Page 239
1821
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 66

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1840
...[Lord Chatham] made an administration BO chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a...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...
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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
...drew the following memorable and not overcharged portrait — • " He put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a...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...
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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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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...as Burke has said in a famous passage,' so chequered and speckled he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed; a...cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of nhile; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and lories, treacherous friends...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1840
...Burke has said in a famous passage, ' so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed; a...cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of «bile ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and tories, treacherous friends...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 40

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1840
...; he pat together a piece of joinery, eo crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed: a cabinet to variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic;...patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans ; whig* and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...dissolving it, were popularly caricatured by Burke. " He (Lord Chatham) put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed, a...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...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - Politicians - 1840
...dissolving it, were popularly caricatured by Burke. " He (Lord Chatham) put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed, a...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...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 1

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1840
...32 and 33. " crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabi- ™, " net so variously inlaid ; here a bit of black stone, and " there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers ; King's 1757 . " friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacher" ous friends, and open enemies ; —...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...(Lord Chatham) made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a...inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; nonrahlc Willinm Kit, Esq. and his heirs male the dignity of a...
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