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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 Authorship of the Letters of Junius Elucidated: Including a Biographical ...

John Britton - Great Britain - 1848 - 96 pages
...of the privy council, f Burke afterwards described this cabinet as "a piece 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, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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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...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 sympathizers,...
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - LITERARY CRITICISM - 1849 - 269 pages
...another vein : " A cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tessellated pavement without cement — here a bit of black stone...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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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 mosaic, such a tessellated 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
...Chatham] made an administration so chequered and speckled; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so...pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and tbere a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers, King's friends and republicans ; Whigs and Tories ;...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...into existence his motley administration, — pleasantly depicted by Burke as " a cabinet so curiously inlaid — such a piece of diversified mosaic —...:here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white, which had a chance of coherence only from the controlling genius of its franier," — when, by fresh...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 18

1840
...said in a famous passage, ' so chequered and speckled ; he put together a piece 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, and there a bit of rhite; patriots...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1851
...administration so checkered and speckled," said Burke ; " 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 ; euch a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ;...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Orators - 1852 - 947 pages
...He made an administration so chrckpred and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so...pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, 3- A name illustrious and revered by nations, And rich in blessings for oar country's good. The passage...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852
...speech on American Taxation, " so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so...inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselaled pave-nent without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriot*...
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