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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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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...character. CHARACTER OF THE DOKE OP BUCKINGHAM. A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in...long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for preaching, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers, Royal Robbins - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...character. CHARACTER OF THE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in...long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all for preaching, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...he Not one, hut all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing hy starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chvmist, fiddler, statesman, and huffoon :* Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinkin,. [i"g....
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The London Saturday journal

1841
...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 all for preaching, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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The Table Talker: Or, Brief Essays on Society and Literature, Volume 2

Johnstone - Table-talk - 1840
...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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...lines. "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...long; But, in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, ndler, statesman and buffoon. Thon all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten...
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A summer's day at Windsor and a visit to Eton

Edward Jesse - 1841 - 10 pages
...beggar, friendless, miserable, and despised : — " Stiff in opinions, always in the wronfr, Was ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long : But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon."— DRYDEN. The younger brother, Lord Francis, was killed...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...stand : A man BO various, that he aeera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, n was produced upon the first revolt of Satan, that...appeared soon after he was cast into hell, and that t chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ! Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Environs of London. Western division

John Fisher Murray - 1842
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was everything by fits, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was poet, statesman, fiddler, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides a...
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