After his maiden speech in 1781 which politician was described as "not merely a chip off
the old block but the old block itself"?
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THE OLD BLOCK: Roger Beever, of Honley, with his woodturning stall at the Christmas Street MarketPicture by Paul Welch (PW031211Amarket-02)
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Summary: As the son of India Inc.'s biggest party animal, Siddharth Mallya is like a (much slimmer) chip off
the old block.
I would best describe him not so much as "a chip off
the old block" rather "the old block" itself!
James on the other hand is a real chip off
the old block and watching him move around the ring is like getting a glimpse back into Neary' old amateur days.
The story line focuses on relationships as Mad Adam fears that he will prove a chip off
the old block and abuse his daughters while Spinster Sara courageously confronts him and his phobia.
THE OLD BODY Shuler coined the term animal-on-a-chip in 1999, when he, Baxter, and their colleagues were devising microversions of Shuler's tabletop setups.
Now watch Bush 43 turn into a chip off
the old Gip, especially at nap time!
He may have been young but he wasn't a chip off
the ol' block like most of his peers.
GOLF: Christopher Nugent has proved he is a chip off
the old block by achieving his first hole in one - at the tender age of ten.
The word on Lincoln Chafee, who has succeeded his father, John Chafee as senator from Rhode Island, is that "he's a chip off
the old block." This comes from Darrell West, a professor of political science at Brown, who tells The Hill's Robert Schlesinger: "He votes like his dad, socially moderate, fiscally conservative, and a strong environmentalist." Sen.
At one point they had to reach outside to chip off
ice that had formed on cables, which threatened to crash the balloon.
The catalog, described by the company as a "chip off
the old block," adopts a lifestyle approach portraying fully accessorized room settings and selling everything from chalkboard paint ($14 a quart) to beds and rugs.
She's his daughter, a chip off
the old block if ever there was one.