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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... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Pagina 141
door Samuel Johnson - 1854
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pagina’s
...thousands ends." Mr. DRYDEN describes this Nobleman as being — " A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions,...long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, tidier, statesman and buffoon: Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking; Besides ten...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zirari stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long j But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all...
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The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Zimri : A man so various that he 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 ot' one revolving moon, Was ehymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting,...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...every thing by starts, and nothing long, But, in the course of one revolving Moon, Was chymist, fuller, e, As profit is the loudest call of grace, His temple,...dispossess'd of one, would be Replenished with seve dy'd in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1810
...opinion, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; 164 THE SPECTATOR. No. But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon j Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking....
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810 - 459 pagina’s
...following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed 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,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...foundation. In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, hut all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman, who cou'd every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...the same foundation. In the first rank of theie did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...nothing long : But, in the course of one revolving moon, Wa» Chemist, Fiddler, Statesman, and Buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...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 - 1812
...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...But, in the course of one revolving moon, '• Was chymist, fuller, statesman, and buffoon." WUh all these qualifications, however, and notwithstanding...
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