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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 Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville - 1812
...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 - 1813
...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 - 1816
...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, statesman, and...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...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, statesman, and...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1819
...these did Ziuili-Stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: i Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every...long, But, in the course of one revolving Moon, Was chymist, fidler, statesman, end buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...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,...wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; Hut, in the course of one revolving moon, M'as chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zinari stand: A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing Ion;; ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then...
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British autography, a collection of fac-similies of the hand ..., Volume 3

British autography - 1819
...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, itatefnun,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1821
...Buckingham. " 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...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1821
...Buckingham. " 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...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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