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" A man so various, that he seem'd 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 chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then... "
A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ... - Page 305
by Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - 1806
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 2

Periodicals - 1833
...self was the idol to which he sacrificed every thing. Dryden, who knew him well, described him as, A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong ; \V;is every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But in the course of...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1834
...Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first • ank of these did Zimri stand ; A m in so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, . Iways in the wrong, Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A min so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, <ilways in the wrong, Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 10

James Boswell - 1835
...the human mind. This is the reason why folk are never weary of talking, reading, and writing about a man — " So various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." 495. Johnson's Courtship. I have often heard my mother say she perfectly remembered Johnson's...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 10

James Boswell - 1835
...the human mind. This is the reason why folk are never weary of talking, reading, and writing about a man — " So various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." 495. Johnson's Courtship. I have often heard my mother say she perfectly remembered Johnson's...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...Dryden, and raised upon the same founcla tiori : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man Ľn re, among the other torments which this passion produces, we may usually o opinion, always in tin- wrong; Wan every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course, of...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

James Boswell - 1836
...the human mind. This is the reason why folk are never weary of talking, reading, and writing about a man — " So various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." 495. Johnson's Courtship. I have often heard my mother say she perfectly remembered Johnson's...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...happy sketch of a wayward, eccentric, and contradictory character. CHARACTER OF THE DOKE OP BUCKINGHAM. A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but...mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts and nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...happy sketch of a wayward, eccentric, and contradictory character. CHARACTER OP THE DDKE OF BUCKINGHAM. A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but...epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but...mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; ^ Was every thing by starts, and nothing long \ But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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