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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... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 76
by Alexander Pope - 1854
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809
...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,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 410 pages
...seem'dto be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in-^bpinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking; Besides...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810 - 322 pages
...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,...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd iu thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy*...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810 - 459 pages
...Absalom and Achitophel, has drawn the following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...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 Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 304 pages
...•Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ! But in the course ot' one revolving moon, Was ehymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women,...Besides ten thousand freaks, that died in thinking: Bless'd madman, who could every hour employ In something new to wish, or to enjoy ! In squand'ring...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 654 pages
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing , This comes of drinking asses milk and writint. If Balak should be eall'd chymist, fuller, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1810
...opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; 164 THE SPECTATOR. No. But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon j Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking....
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 424 pages
...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, tidier, statesman and buffoon: Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking; Besides ten...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...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...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman, who cou'd every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy...
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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,...
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