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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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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Great Britain - 1846 - 565 pages
...pleasantly depicted as " a cabinet so curiously inlaid — such a piece of diversified mosaic — such a tesselated pavement without cement, here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white," — and of which the only chance of coherence lay in the controlling genius of its framer, as soon...
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The Aristocracy of England: A History for the People

William Howitt - Aristocracy (Social class) - 1846 - 336 pages
...joinery ciossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a piece of diversified mosaic ; a tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit 'of black stone, and there a bit of white ; papists and courtiers ; king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tones ; treacherous friends and...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...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 Speeches of the Right Honourable the Earl of Chatham in the Houses of ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Great Britain - 1848 - 170 pages
...which Burke some years afterwards so happily described as "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 Authorship of the Letters of Junius Elucidated: Including a Biographical ...

John Britton - Great Britain - 1848 - 96 pages
...dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tessellated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone,...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 Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...administration. He did so, " and produced," says Burke, " such a piece of diversified mosaic, such e royal offspring of the House of Brunswick, the heirs of the Princess Sophia, of their fairest Tories, treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was, indeed, a very curious show, but utterly...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

Literature - 1849
...felicitous in another vein : " a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement — here a bit...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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Memoirs of Eminent Etonians: With Notices of the Early History of Eton College

Edward Shepherd Creasy - Eton College - 1850 - 504 pages
...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 unsafe...
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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
...whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic ; such a tesselated 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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