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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

Scotland - 1821
...to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

England - 1821 - 778 pages
...to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 9

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821 - 476 pages
...i Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, ] Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; \/ iBut, in the course of one revolving moon, |Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; * Note XVII. f The dissenting clergymen, expelled by the Act of Conformity. J The Duke of Buckinghatn,...
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Peveril of the Peak, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1822 - 320 pages
...mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions—always in the wrongWas every thing by starts, but nothing long; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...statesman, and buffoon; Then, all for women, painting, fiddling, drinking; Besides a thousand freaks that died in thinking. DRVDEN. WE must now transport...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 24

British poets - 1822 - 316 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 every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 788 pages
...wrong, Wu every thing byst*rtstancl nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon. Was chymist, [CYDY [FYGYHY [JYm[ [ [C\OYPYQYRYSYTY ZVYWYXYYYZY5Z\Y]Y^Y_Y`YaYbY ZdYeY [gY ZiYjY [lY=\nYoYpYqYrYsYtY t'reaki, that died in thinking ; Bless'd madman, that could every hoi.r employ In something new to...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823 - 440 pages
...wellfinished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...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,...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 278 pages
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing 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...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

English essays - 1823
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thin); 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...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823 - 828 pages
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing 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...
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