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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 ;... "
John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the reign of ... - Page 51
by Cassell, ltd - 1865
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1839
...then read the extract, in which Mr. Burke spoke of the Cabinet as being " like a tessalated pavement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white ; that it was most curious to look upon, and most dangerous to handle. It was of exquisite workmanship...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - Politicians - 1840
...and whimsically dove-tailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends and open enemies, that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 66

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1840
...and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of...courtiers, king's friends, and republicans; Whigs and Tories; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...and whimsically dove-tailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends and open enemies, that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 40

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1840
...dove-tailed: a cabinet to variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tessellated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone,...patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans ; whig* and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 1

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1840
...32 and 33. " crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabi- ™, " net so variously inlaid ; here a bit of black stone, and " there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers ; King's 1757 . " friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacher" ous friends, and open enemies ; —...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: PERU

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1840
...whimsically dovetailed; 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 «bile ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and tories, treacherous friends...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...dovetailed; 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 nhile; 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 ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), Edmund Burke, Sir James Mackintosh, Jean Gabriel Peltier (defendant.) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 540 pages
...and whimsically dove-tailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic ; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit...courtiers, king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies : that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...1300V. a-year, aud Granby, young, active, und exceedingly popular, remained at the head of the army. here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white...courtiers, king's friends and republicans; Whigs and Tories; treacherous friends and open enemies; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe...
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