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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 chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 325
by Richard Warner - 1824
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiffin opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM, KG Great Sheffield's Muse the long...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome 7 Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. no SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM, KG Great Sheffield's Muse the long...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828
...: 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. Stiff in opinions, always in...: 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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...Zimri : 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 every thing by starts, and...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 1832 - 324 pages
...In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be nt Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : 550 Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 2

Periodicals - 1833
...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 one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman und buffoon • Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...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 moon. Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1834
...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 moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in tin- wrong; Wan s than jealous men, when the person who provoked their jealousy is taken from them. The chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ! Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besidea...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...land; 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 : Stiff in opinions, always...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon :* Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, [ing, Besides ten...
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