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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... "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 390
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...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 in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy...
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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...statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking : Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman, who could every...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 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...Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ, With something new, to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the coarse of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman,...Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could ever)' hour employ, With something new, to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...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,...Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking." WENTWORTH DILLON, Earl of Roscemmtn, contemporary with BUCKINGHAM, was also a man of considerable learning...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...of one revolvmg moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, paintings, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that...thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ In something new to wish or to enjoy ! In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went unrewarded...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...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 : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides ten thousand...
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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 ten thousand...
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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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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ...

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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