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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 all... "
A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on the Will: Forming the Third Volume ... - Page 347
by Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1843 - 411 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...that he seem'd to be 445 Not one, hut all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and huffoon: S5o Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...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, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking : Besides...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...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, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; SliiF in opinion, always in the wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: 55* Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking....
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The Spectator ...

1803
...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts, and nothing long 5 But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks, that died in thinking...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 351 pages
...hours, the inevitable sentence will be past, that shall raise me to the heights of happiness, " Bur, in the course of one revolving moon, " Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : " Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking ; " Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking."...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...to be Not one, but all mankind's 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, fidler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went unrewarded,...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Still' in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, tiddler, statesman, and butfoon : Then nil for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...to be Not one, but all mankind's 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, Waschymist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...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, statesman, and buffoon ; * Note XVII. f The dissenting clergymen, expelled by the...
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