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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 Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811 - 800 pages
...one, but all mankind'^ epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing by start», and nothing long ; but in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Ik-siiks...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine François Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812 - 602 pages
...lines, the character of lord Wharton, who wrote this letter : — " A man so various that he sccm'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,...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine-François Bertrand-de-Molleville - Great Britain - 1812 - 598 pages
...lines, the character of lord Wharton, who wrote this letter :— " A man so various that he seem'd to be, " Not one, but all mankind's epitome; '* Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, <i Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; " But, in the course of one revolving moon, " Was...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 9

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813 - 576 pages
...sort of superfluous turn or flourish added to the latt long i\ liable, as in Drydeu's Absalom, &c. " Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, " Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking." Note, These trochees, instead of the last long syllable, are very seldom admitted...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 536 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 turns and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 532 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 turns and nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1816 - 928 pages
...has only served to render his •want of judgment, and of principle, the more lamentably memorable : A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. In squandering wealth nus his peculiar art, Nothing went unregarded, liul desert! C 3 Bcggar'd...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819 - 316 pages
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zinari 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 Ion;; ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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British autography, a collection of fac-similies of the hand ..., Volume 3

British autography - 1819 - 392 pages
...Drydcn's verfes are very characteristic of him after the Reiteration : 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 chymift, fidler,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 408 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; Hut, in the course of one revolving moon, M'as chemist, fiddler,...
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