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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...princes of the land; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seem'd to hine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair ; thyself how wondrous then ! laspeaka every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...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 chymist, fiddler,...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Richard Warner - 1824
...to be, Not one, bat 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, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 4

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824 - 292 pages
...rank of these did /imri stand: A man so various, that he seem'd to be - t No. 163. THE SPECTATOR. 7 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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...prinees of the land ; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to d, every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the eourse of one revolving moon, M'as ehemist, fiddler,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...Was every thing by start.-, und 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 thoua.mil freaks that died in thinking, Bless VI madman ! v.ho could every hour employ In something...
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Peveril of the Peak, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1826
...redemption and of revenge." With this manly resolution he prosecuted his journey to London. CHAPTER XII. 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, but nothing long; Who, in the course...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 1042 pages
...is yet too long and too coarse for insertion here. The following lines, therefore, must suffice :— A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome 7 Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in...
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The Philadelphia Souvenir: A Collection of Fugitive Pieces from ..., Issue 337

John Elihu Hall - American literature - 1826 - 230 pages
...memory, who retain information a week old, may recollect, in my last number, a portrait of Meander — " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was poet, painter, lover, and buffoon ; Then all...
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster ..., Volume 1

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...yet too long and too coarse for insertion here. The following lines, therefore, must suffice : — A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiffin opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in...
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