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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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Memoirs of Joseph Shepherd Munden, Comedian

Thomas Shepherd Munden - Actors - 1844 - 330 pages
...every other. His tragedy, which was never very good, became at last intolerable ; but he — " Was a man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." He tried all sorts of experiments, — building, book-writing, book-selling, and the freak...
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The Unique: A Book of Its Own Kind Containing a Variety of Hints, Thrown Out ...

Gregory Godolphin - Clergy - 1844 - 234 pages
...the Mormons or not, time will show. Here endeth the narrative of the indescribable Obadiah Keedle. " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but many men's epitome." CHAPTER XX. CERTAIN MEMBERS OF CERTAIN CHURCHES. Colonel Henry Blumford, a member...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— 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, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides ten...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - Electronic books - 1845 - 255 pages
...found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— 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, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham : — 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, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides ten...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...this only in one line (the last but three), is to be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham : — 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...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...this only in one line (the last but three), is to be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— 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...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...toJdUle, and make senate« dance. Pope The iv. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrontj, Was every thin^ by starts, and nothing long, But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was ciijnii8t,^W¿/er, «talesman, and buffoon. i>ryden. Abtaium and AtlulofkrJ. Sometime* your hair you...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 44

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1866
...Russia, France, and Poland), were considered proficients in the gift of tongues. While Wyndham was thus " So various that he seemed to be Not one but all mankind's epitome" — he was also ready to speak in the House when it was thought necessary by his friends or...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinion, 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...
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