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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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1834 - 486 pages
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1844 - 692 pages
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various that he seem'd to myself. Yet by your gracious patience I ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 7, Volume 7

Walter Scott - 1845 - 878 pages
...With this manly resolution, he prosecuted his journey to London. 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, but nothing long; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman,...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 372 pages
...be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— 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 chemist, fiddler,...
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Chronicles of Fashion: From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early ..., Volume 1

Elizabeth Stone - England - 1845 - 484 pages
...princes of the 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 wrong, Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 372 pages
...found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham : — A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong y Was everything by starts, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 562 pages
...these lines : — " In the first rank 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 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 American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847 - 300 pages
...cottage leaves the palace far behind." XL. THE UNSTABLE WORKING-MAN. " 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 turns, and nothing long. But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fuller, statesman, and...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847 - 712 pages
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various that he secm'd to n quaternian run Perpetual circle, multiform ; and mix, And nourish all things ; let ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 12

1847 - 486 pages
...pasquinade upon the royal duke — " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind') epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by (tarts, and nothing long." It was whilst indulging in one of these day-dreams of a quaintly curious...
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