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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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An Illustrated Itinerary of the County of Lancaster

Cyrus Redding - Lancashire (England) - 1842 - 242 pages
...bearing the sobriquet of Tim Bobbin, who united in himself the qualities of Hogarth and those of Swift— A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; And in the course of one revolving moon Was teacher, piper, patriot, and buffoon ; Then all...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...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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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...same.] Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; tle grace my cause In speaking for myself. Yet by your gracious patience I Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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Chronicles of Fashion: From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early ..., Volume 1

Elizabeth Stone - England - 1845
...depravity. " 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...epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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Waverley novels. (Abbotsford ed.).

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1845
...scheme of redemption and of revenge." With this manly resolution, he prosecuted his journey to London. 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, but nothing long; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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Occult Scientific Mentalities

Brian Vickers - Science - 2003 - 424 pages
...Girolamo Cardano. Cardano, lists of whose accomplishments 24 tend to make him sound like Dryden's Zimri ("A man so various, that he seem'd to be / Not one, but all Mankind's Epitome," who, "in the course of one revolving Moon, / Was Chymist, Fidler, States-Man, and Buffoon"),...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...1631-1700 88 [Of George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham who 'made the whole body of vice his study'] A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but...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,...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns, Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...Villicrs, Duke of Buckingham (himself a satirist), as Zimri: 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. StitTin Opinions, always in the Wrong; Was Everything by Starts, and Nothing long: But, in...
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Waverley Novels: Peveril of the Peak

Sir Walter Scott - 1902
...resolution, he prosecuted his journey to London. CHAPTER XXVIII A man so various, that he teem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions — -always in the -wrong — Was every thing by starts, but nothing long ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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