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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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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...Achitophel 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. 1189 Absalom and Achitophel In squandering wealth was his...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Achitophel A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinlons, ic millp chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. 3027 Absalom and Achitophel In squandering wealth was his...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...(1681), 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. kert: twist together. Gk khurtos, L cratis: wickerwork. L...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...stand;* 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: 550 Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...stand;0 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: 550 Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Enchanted Ground: Reimagining John Dryden

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Staff, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles. Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies Staff - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...seem'd to be Not one, but all Mankinds 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, Fidler, States-man, and Buffoon. (2:21,11.545-50) When Dryden later boasted of this passage, did he...
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The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

Kirk Freudenburg - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...Buckingham, old literary enemy, gets anything but subtle treatment in Absalom: "Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong; / Was everything by starts, and...Moon, / was Chymist, Fiddler, States-man, and Buffoon ..." (547ff.). Indeed, much of the satiric rhetoric in Absalom draws on the rough matter of personal...
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Lines of Enquiry: Studies in Latin Poetry

Niall Rudd - History - 2005 - 228 pages
...Zimri: 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. After complexity, the divided mind. Because of their imperial...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...stand; 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. . . . Railing and praising were his usual themes; And both...
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It

Joseph R. Roach - Performing Arts - 2007 - 260 pages
...stand: 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...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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