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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...seem'd 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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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1851
...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 women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...your choice. DRYDEN: ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL. 10. A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions, always in...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman and buffoon. Who is here alluded to ? State very shortly the leading features of...
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Selections from the poetry of Dryden: including his plays and translations

John Dryden - English poetry - 1852 - 350 pages
...seem'd 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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Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker

Charles Simmons - 1852
...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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Occult Scientific Mentalities

Brian Vickers - Science - 2003 - 424 pages
...Dryden's Zimri ("A man so various, that he seem'd to be / Not one, but all Mankind's Epitome," who, "in the course of one revolving Moon, / Was Chymist, Fidler, States-Man, and Buffoon"), published De subtilitate in 1551, which Scaliger made the subject of mockery in his Exotericae exercitationes...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...seem'd 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. 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
...seem'd to be Not one. but all Mankind's Epitome. StitTin Opinions, always in the Wrong; Was Everything by Starts, and Nothing long: But, in the Course of...States-man, and Buffoon; Then all for Women, Painting, Rhiming, Drinking, Besides ten thousand Freaks that died in Thinking. Blest Madman, who eould every...
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An Anatomy of Humor

Arthur Asa Berger - Language Arts & Disciplines - 192 pages
...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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James II and English Politics, 1678-1688

Michael A. Mullett - History - 1994 - 85 pages
...famous depiction of the absurd Whig aristocrat, George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham - 'Zimri': Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong; Was every...Moon, Was Chymist, Fidler, States-Man, and Buffoon. Dryden also reflected growing scepticism about the Popish Plot, the original dynamo of Exclusionism:...
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