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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 chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon, Then... "
Classical and Foreign Quotations: A Polyglot Manual of Historical and ... - Page 108
edited by - 1904 - 412 pages
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...seem'd to be Not one, hut 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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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, Wağ Chemist, Fiddler, Statesman, and Buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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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 - Great Britain - 1812
..." 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 cbymist, tidier, statesman, and buffoon." "With all these qualifications, however, and notwithstanding...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1816
...has only served to render his •want of judgment, and of principle, the more lamentably memorable : A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. In squandering wealth nus his peculiar art, Nothing went unregarded, liul desert! C 3 Bcggar'd...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the 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, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing Ion;; ; But,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

Scotland - 1821
...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 of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

England - 1821
...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 of one revolving moon, Was chemist, poet, statesman and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 24

British poets - 1822
...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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...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 all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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