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" Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could... "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose - Page 43
by John Dryden - 1859
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...fomething New to wilh, or to enjoy! Railing and praifing were his ufual Themes ; And both (to fliew his Judgment) in Extremes : So over Violent, or over Civil, That every Man, with him, was God or Devil. In fquandring Wealth was his peculiar Ait : Nothing went unrewarded, but Defert....
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 2

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...fomething new to wifh, or to enjoy ! Railing, and pra;fing werehis ufual themes, And both, to fhew his judgment, in extremes ; So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was God, or devil. , In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded but defert....
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...fomething hew to wifh, or to enjoy ! Railing and praifing were his ufual themes ; And both, to fliew his judgment, in extremes: So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was God or Devil. In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art : Nothing v/ent unrewarded but defert....
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

Biography - 1762
...fomething new to wifb, or to enjoy | " Railing and praifing were his ufual themes ; " And both (to fhew his judgment) in extremes : " So over violent, or over civil, " That every man with him was God or Devil. " In fquandring wealth was bis peculiar art : " Nothing went unrewarded, but defert....
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 492 pages
...fomething new to wifh, or to enjoy! Railing and praifing were his ufual themes ; And bo.,ih (to mew his judgment) in extremes: So over violent, or over civil, That every man, with him, was God or Devil. In fquandring wealth was his peculiar art. Nothing went unrewarded, but defert Beggar'd...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...fomething new to wifli or to enjoy ! • Railing and praifing were his ufual themes ; And both (to ihow his judgment) in extremes ; So over violent or over civil, That every man with him was god or devil. In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but defert :...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something...enjoy ! Railing and praising were his usual themes, 335 And both (to show his judgment) in extremes ; So over violent, or over civil, That every man, with...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge

1783
...fomething new to wifli, or to enjoy ! •Railing and praifmg were his ufaal themes,; • And both (to (hew his judgment) in extremes : • So over- violent, or over- civil, • That every man with him was God or devil. •In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art : • Nothing went unrewarded.btit...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...fomcthing new to with, or to rnjoy ! Railing and praifing were his ufual themes; And both, to (hew his judgment, in extremes : So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was God or Devil. In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art : Nothing went unrewarded but dt-fert....
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...fomcthing new to wifli, or to enjoy ! Railing and praifing were hi* ufual themes ; Ami l it h, to Ihfw his judgment, in extremes : So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was Gnd or Devil. In fquandering wealth was his peculiar art : Nothing went unrewarded but delcrt....
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