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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 all... "
The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ... - Page 129
by John Dryden - 1767
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808 - 482 pages
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri J 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 every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 324 pages
...same inundation : 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 wrong ; Was every tiling by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, "Was chemist, fiddler,...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809 - 344 pages
...in these 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 the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman,...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809 - 312 pages
...same foundation. " 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 wrong ; Was every tiling by starts, and nothing long ; E 2 174 THE SPECTATOR. No. 163. But in the course of one revolving...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810 - 322 pages
...same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zirari stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long j But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman,...
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An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea and Its Environs ...

Thomas Faulkner - Chelsea (London, England) - 1810 - 514 pages
...following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was Chymist,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - 1811 - 584 pages
...draw, " The George and Garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every...nothing long ; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, 549 Was chymift, fidler, flatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking....
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - 1811 - 642 pages
...to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every...nothing long ; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, 549 Was chymift, fidler, ftatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811 - 510 pages
...the same foundation. In the first rank of theie 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 wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long : But, in the course of one revolving moon, Wağ Chemist, Fiddler, Statesman,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...foundation. In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, hut all mankind's 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 Chemist, Fiddler, Statesman,...
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