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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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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English literature - 1849 - 269 pages
...the sea-shore of Europe." His description of Chatham's administration is felicitous in another vein: "A cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified...and there a bit of white — patriots and courtiers, kings, friends, and republicans, whigs and tories," &c. In relation to the English clubs of French...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

Literature - 1849
...sea-shore of Europe." His description of Chatham's administration is felicitous in another vein : " a 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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Memoirs of Eminent Etonians: With Notices of the Early History of Eton College

Edward Shepherd Creasy - Eton College - 1850 - 504 pages
...[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 ; here a bit of black stone, and tbere a bit of white ; patriots...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 18

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 rhite; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and lories, treacherous friends...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine to which is Added, the ...

1851 - 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 and...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1851
...Chatham) made an adminis" tration so chequered and speckled ; he put to" gether a piece of joinery so crossly indented and " whimsically dovetailed ;...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 Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1851
...made an administration so checkered and speckled," said Burke ; " he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ;...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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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of Versailles ...

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1851
...Chatham) made an adminis" tratiofi so chequered and speckled ; he put to" gether a piece of joinery so crossly indented and " whimsically dovetailed ;...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 pictorial field-book of the Revolution; or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1851
...made an administration so checkered and speckled," said Burke ; " he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ;...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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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...• Пе made an administration eo chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of Joinery во urnful conference together. Will none of you speak...regard their father. I am sad, 0 Carmor ! nor small tosselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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