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" 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, statesman, and buffoon: Then... "
The Spectator - Page 207
1739
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...double Rhyme, muft have eleven ; as may be feen by thefe Verfes. A Mm fo various that he feem'du be Not one, but all Mankind's Epitome : Stiff in Opinion, always in the Wrong, Was evry thing hy ftarti, and nothing long }. But , in the Courfe of one revolving Moon, Was Fidler, Chymift,...
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...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, Statefman and Buffoon : Then all for Women, Painting, Rhimiiig, Drinking: Befides ten thoufand...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 2

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...one, but ail 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, ftatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking 5 Befides ten thoufand...
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Considerations Upon War, Upon Cruelty in General, and Religious Cruelty in ...

Cruelty - 1758 - 468 pages
...one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong : Was every thing by ft arts, and nothing long; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was cbymift, fidler, ftatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking: Be/ides...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 21

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1759
...burk-Kjmug him, in the celebrated and ftill admired Rebtarfal. 4 A man fo various that he feem'd to be • Not one, but all mankind's epitome. ' Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong ; ' Was every thing by ttarts, and nothing long ; ' But, in the courfe of one revolving iqoon, ' Was Chymift, fidler, ftatefman,...
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The Monthly Review ;or Literary Journal.VOLUME XXI.

Several Hands - 1759
...man fo various that he feem'd to be ' Not one, but all mankind's epitome. ' Was every thing by Harts, and nothing long ; ' But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, ' Was Chymift, fidler, ftatefman, and buffoon ' • ' Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking: ' Befidcs ten...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 21

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1759
...burlefquing him, in the celebrated and ftill admired Rthearfal. A man fo various that he fcem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong ; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Wiis every thing by ftarts, and nothing long ; Was Chymift,...
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...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, ftatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Befides ten thoufand...
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Journal Útranger

1760
...one , but ail mankind's epitome Sftiffin opinion , always in the Wrong , Was ev'ry thing by ftarts and nothing long- ^ But in the courfe of one revolving moon Was fidler , chymifl , ftate/man aud bufoon : Then ail for women , painting , rhyming f drink´ng , Befides...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...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, Wa"s chymift, fidler, ftatefman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Belides ten thoufand...
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