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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 chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
The Life of John Locke - Page 269
by Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876 - 506 pages
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...three), is to be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham : — Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and...long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides ten...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...— 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...long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...but three), is to be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and...long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides ten...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong y 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, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Edward Smedley - 1845
...toJdUle, and make senate« dance. Pope The iv. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrontj, Was every thin^ by starts, and nothing long, But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was ciijnii8t,^W¿/er, «talesman, and buffoon. i>ryden. Abtaium and AtlulofkrJ. Sometime* your hair you...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was everything...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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Wit and humour, selected from the English poets; with an illustrative essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846
...these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was everything...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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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volumes 1-2

James Thorne - England - 1847
...he somewhat qualifies the praise — if praise it be— in the next lines : — " Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was everything by starts, and...moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon." (Absalom and Achitophel.) And what follows is well known. The worst that can fairly be said of him...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong. Was ev'rything ess change Vary to our great Maker still new praise. Ye chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by turns, and nothing long. But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fuller, statesman, and buffoon." DBTDEN, THE character which Dryden gives of the witty and wicked Duke...
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