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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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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), Edmund Burke, Sir James Mackintosh, Jean Gabriel Peltier (defendant.) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 540 pages
...incurable. He made an administration, so checkered and speckled ; he 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...
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The parlour window; or, Anecdotes, original remarks on books, etc

Edward Mangin - 1841
...BOOKS, BY THE REV. EDWARD MANGIN, AUTHOR OF "PLKASURK3 ARISING PROM A LOVE OF BOUKS.' " A TS8SELATED PAVEMENT WITHOUT CEMENT : HERE A BIT OF BLACK STONE, AND THERE A BIT OP WHITE." Burkfi Character o/ Lord Chatham. LONDON: EDWARD LUMLEY, 56, CHANCERY LANE. MDCCCXLl. LONDON:...
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The History of the British Empire in India, Volume 2

Edward Thornton - India - 1842
...speeches : — " He 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, here a bit of black CHAP. but no change in the policy maintained...
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Autobiographical Recollections of Sir John Bowring, Volume 2

Authors, English - 1843 - 404 pages
...speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a 1756. 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...
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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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Correspondence, selected from the originals at Woburn abbey. With ..., Volume 3

John Russell (4th duke of Bedford.) - 1843
...speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a 1756. 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...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...correct. ' He made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery the blue dome of air, I silently laugh at my own cenotaph,...caverns of rain, Like a child from the womb, like a tesselatcd pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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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
...or more striking picture than m the following words of Burke : " He put together a piere 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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Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills, Volume 5, Part 2

James Wills - 1844
...made an administration so chequered and speckled — he put together a piece of joinery so craftily indented and whimsically dove-tailed — a cabinet...— 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...correct. ' He made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery t, and evening gloom Now deepening the dark shades,...assuming Held commune with him, as if he and it Were ; euch a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ;...
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