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" A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 325
by Richard Warner - 1824
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking : Besides...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be • • Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...In the first rank of these did Zimri * stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome* Stiff in opinions, always in...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...this very excellently in the character of Zimri. A man so various, that he seera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in...starts, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolvmg moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, paintings, rhyming,...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...did /imri stand , A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Still' in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing...long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, tiddler, statesman, and butfoon : Then nil for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...that he seeiu'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in...moon, Was chymist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went unrewarded, but desert ! Beggar' d by fools,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He 's every thing by starts, and nothing long: But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, (idler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar ait, Nothing went unrewarded...
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A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He 's every thing by starts, and nothing long: But in the course of one revolving moon, Waschymist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...In the first rank of these did Zimri J stand ; A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon ; * Note XVII. t The dissenting clergymen, expelled by the...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...In the first rank of these did Zimri j; stand; A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon ; * Note XVII. f The dissenting clergymen, expelled by the...
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