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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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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...He made an administration so checkered 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, 22 A name illustrious and revered by nations, And rich in blessings for our country's good. The passage...
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DISCUSSION OF REVISION OF THE HOLY ORACLES,

1856
...whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a diversified Mosaic ; such a tessalated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white ; of patriots and courtiers ; king's friends and republicans ; wliigs and tones s * * *. * * * * that...
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JUNIUS LORD CHATHAM

WILLIAM DOWE - 1857
...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...here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white stone — patriots and courtiers, kings' friends, and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 6

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1857
...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 framer," — when, by fresh...
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Junius, Lord Chatham: A Biography, Setting Forth the Condition of English ...

William Dowe - Authors, English - 1857 - 252 pages
...of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; suclj a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated...here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white stone — patriots and courtiers, kings' friends, and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends...
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Poets and statesmen: their homes and haunts in the neighbourhood of Eton and ...

William Dowling - Eton (England) - 1857 - 312 pages
...dove-tailed; 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 corn-tiers ; king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies,...
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TALES AND SKETCHES FOR THE FIRESIDE,

1857
..." a piece of diversified mosaic, a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans," — so that the colleagues whom he had assorted at the same board, stared at each other, and were obliged...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874
...'He made an administration so chequered and speckled : he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed : a cabinet so...such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a hit of black stone and there a bit of white ; patriots and' courtiers : king's friends and republicans:...
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William Burke the Author of Junius: An Essay of His Era

Jelinger Cookson Symons - Great Britain - 1859 - 144 pages
...afterwards designated as an Administration " so chequered and speckled — a piece of joinery so crossly indented, and whimsically dovetailed — a cabinet...variously inlaid — such a piece of diversified mosaic — etc., etc., composed of treacherous friends and open enemies — that it was indeed a very curious...
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The Pulpit of the American Revolution: Or, The Political Sermons of the ...

John Wingate Thornton - United States - 1860 - 537 pages
...He made an administration 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 tessellated pavement without cement, — here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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