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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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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779 - 672 pages
...princes of the land ; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri fland : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was chemift, tidier,...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...princes of the land ; In the firft rank of theft did Zimri ftand ; A man fo various, that he fecm'd to f(f dhb M a th<j wrong ; Was ev'ry thing by ftart?, and nothing long; But in the courfc of one revolving moon Was...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 448 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 ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The works of the British poets, Volume 6

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 810 pages
...princes of the land ; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri fiand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by Harts, and nothing long ; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was chemift, fidler,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 710 pages
...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...Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ, With something new, to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...happiest performances. 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 Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...happiest performances. In the first rarik 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 coarse of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English prose literature - 1800
.../ ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man' so various, that he seem'd to be Not onę£ 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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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 444 pages
...thousands ends." Afr. DRYDZN describes this Nobleman as being — " A man so various, that he scem'd to be " Not one, but all mankind's epitome : " Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; " Was every thing by starts, and nc/thmglong ; E •' But, 33. We have also an uncommon alarm given us in...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 472 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 thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler,...
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