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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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Selections from the poetry of Dryden: including his plays and translations

John Dryden - English poetry - 1852 - 350 pages
...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, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...variety. Sir John Harrington. 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...nothing long! But in the course of one revolving moon, Wras chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...stand : A man so various, that he secm'd 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, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator

1853 - 742 pages
...the character of Zimri : A man PO various that he scem'd to be Not, one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and nothing long I But in the oourfie of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fukllrr. Ktateflman, and buffoon. Then all...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1853
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every 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, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...study'] 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...long: But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Absalom and Achitophel I, 545 89 Mere poets are sottish as...
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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
...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...in the Course of one revolving Moon, Was Chymist, Fidler, States-man, and Buffoon; Then all for Women, Painting, Rhiming, Drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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An Anatomy of Humor

Arthur Asa Berger - Language Arts & Disciplines - 192 pages
...(language) 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, statesman, fiddler, and buffoon; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking Besides ten...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Inconsistency 1 A man so various, that he seemed tobe 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. JOHN DRYDEN, (1631-1700) British poet, dramatist, critic....
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Modern Italy: A Political History

Denis Mack Smith - History - 1997 - 534 pages
...champion of tradition, at another the herald of a new age. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrongi Was everything by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman and buffoon. At once revolutionary and conservative, Catholic and an ti...
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