Burke, in a memorable passage of a memorable speech, has described this "chequered and speckled" administration with great humour, speaking of it as "indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch and unsure to stand on."
The valley was speckled with healthy Angus cattle.
The speckled trout thrives in many of the streams.
The Radnor is short-limbed and low-set with speckled face and legs.
The pito is a brown speckled creeper which flutters about the rocks.