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" Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything 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 ten thousand freaks that... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 25
1801
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking : Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in...thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, \Vith something new to wish, or to enloy! " * ct * DRYDEN'S ABSOLEM and ACHITOPHEL, meamforthe Duke...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...nothing long; But, in the coarse of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : . Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could ever)' hour employ, With something new, to wish or to...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English prose literature - 1800
...nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ, With something new, to wish or to enjoy...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in...hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy !' ADDISON. C. 1 In his " Absalom and Achitophel." 2 This character was designsd for George Villiers,...
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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
...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." WENTWORTH DILLON, Earl of Roscemmtn, contemporary with BUCKINGHAM, was also a man...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...and butfoon : Then nil for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy! Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both (to show his judgment) in extremes; So over violent,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...dissenting clergymen, expelled by the Act of Conformity. J The D'uke of Buckingham. Sea pote XVIII. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...nothing long ! But in the course of one revolving moon, Waschymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks, that died in thinking ; Bless'd madman, who could every hour employ In something new to wish, or to enjoy!...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...dissenting clergymen, expelled by the Act of Conformity. J The Duke of Buckingham. SCQ pote XVIII. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...nothing long; But, in the course nf one revolving moon, Was chemist, tiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy!...
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