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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 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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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...He made an administration, so checkered and speckled; be put together a piece of joinery, so crossly religion ; "with solidity and property ; with peace and order ; with civil and social JiTenined Mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black •tone, and there...
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John Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Volume 5

John Frederick Smith - Great Britain - 1861
...administration so chequered and speckled, a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically doverailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and tones, treacherous friends and open enemies — that it was, indeed, a rery curious show, but utterly...
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Celebration in Honor of the Anniversary of American Independence, at Tammany ...

Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (New York, N.Y.) - 1863
...indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid, (great laughter and applause) ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated...here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white, (renewed laughter) ; patriots and courtiers, treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was a curious...
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Selected Essays, Volume 2

Abraham Hayward - Biography - 1879
...joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed : a cabinet so variously inlaid : such apiece of diversified mosaic : such a tesselated pavement...patriots and courtiers: king's friends and republicans : whigsand tories • treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious show,...
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Burke

John Morley - Great Britain - 1879 - 216 pages
...by Burke's description of it, as a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement, that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch and unsure to stand upon. There...
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Burke

John Morley - 1879 - 214 pages
...by Burke's description of it, as a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement, that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch and unsure to stand upon. There...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Forensic orations - 1880 - 540 pages
...made an administration, so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dove-tailed ; a cabinet so...pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, ind there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tories...
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Sketches of Eminent Statesmen and Writers: With Other Essays, Volume 1

Abraham Hayward - Authors - 1880
...standing-point. What Burke said of Lord Chatham's Cabinet might be said of the Vienna Congress : "It put together such a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white, that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on." The so-called...
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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical sketches, ed. by ...

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...speech on American taxation, " so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so closely 4A T Jz> ,j ~ xq}X *MAW FL - +n z 0 * #L.$m^R : J x D l4 F X tcsselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots...
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