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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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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...seem'd to be Not one but ail mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, 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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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volumes 1-2

James Thorne - England - 1847
...if praise it be— in the next lines : — " 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." (Absalom and Achitophel.) And what follows is well known. The worst...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...seem'd to be Not one but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, 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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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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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848 - 312 pages
...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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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. ...

London (England) - 1848 - 312 pages
...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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A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course: Including ...

John Fisher Murray - Thames River - 1849 - 356 pages
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinion, always in thc 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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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time: from the restoration of Charles II ...

Gilbert Burnet - History - 1850 - 949 pages
...describes him as Zimi in Absalom and Achitophcl." — " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always...nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Wss chemist, fiddler, statesman and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
..." In the first ranis; of these did Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seemed 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 women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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