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" He made an administration, so chequered and speckled ; 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 ; such a tesselated pavement without cement... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 261
by Irishman - 1844
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The History of England, During the Reign of George III, Volume 1

James Robins - Great Britain - 1824
...a cabinet so variously inlaid; such sv piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselsited pavement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous i run-Is and open enemies; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly unsafe to touch, and...
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The Bagman's Bioscope: Various Views of Men and Manners : Being the Points ...

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - Anecdotes - 1824 - 365 pages
...CHATHAM'S ADMINISTRATION FORMED IN 1766. " He^put together (says he) a piece of joinery, so crosbly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so...inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesaelated pavement, without cement; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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The History Of England, During The Reign Of George III. Being A ..., Volume 1

William II Jones - 1825
...for duration. Mr Burke humorously described it as " a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and so whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid...mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; such a strange combination of patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories,...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 17

David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828
...for duration. Mr. Burke humorously described it as " a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and so whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid...mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; such a strange combination of patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...made an administration so chequered and »periled ; 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 ; "'Jch a tesselated pavement without cement, &c. Burke. Character of Lord Chatham. DOVE, in geography,...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...dove-tailed ; a cabinet »o ' 170 171 inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tesstlatcd pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots and rourtiets, king's friends and republicans ; whigs .mil lories ; treacherous friends and open enemies...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...He made an administration so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly which a foundation of charity compensates, through...the poor, for the rapine and injustice of a day. Wit tessellated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white; patriots...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 2 pages
...He made an administration, so checkered and speckled; he pot together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified Mosaick ; such a tKvlated piivement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...speckled; «c put together a piece of joinery, so crossly »denied and whimsically dove-tailed; a cahi*' hit of black sta=, and there a hit of white ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans...
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The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions ..., Volume 3

George Wingrove Cooke - Great Britain - 1837
...agree to be ruled by him. Burke afterwards described this cabinet as "apiece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so...inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, there a bit of white ; patriots and...
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