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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... "
The Spectator - Page 334
by Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations ...

John Dryden - 1716 - 424 pages
...In the fall Rank of thefe did Zimri ftaml : Cj A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not 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...
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The Spectator: ...

1718 - 348 pages
...Foundation. I-Nthefrft Rank ofthffidid T,imr\ftand: A Man fo various, tfaf be feem'd to bt Hot me, but ail Mankind's Epitome. Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by Starts, and nothing loaf ; B::t, in the Ojurje of we revoking M on, Was Cbjmift, f idler, State/matt, and Bnjfcov Then...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 342 pages
...Foundation. IN the firfl Rank ofthefe did Zimriftand : A Man fo various, that he feem'd to te Nat one, but all Mankind's Epitome-, , Stiff in Opinions, always...wrong;.. Was every thing by Starts, and Nothing long;. Hut, in the Courfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymijl, I 'idler, Sta(efma.n, and, Buffoon : • Tttn...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1729 - 332 pages
...Zlmri. A Man fo various, that he feem'd to le Not one, but all Mankind's Epitome. Stiff in Opinion, always in the Wrong, - Was every Thing by Starts, and Nothing long\ Sat in the Courfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymijl, f idler, Statefman, and Buffoon. Then all for...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739 - 336 pages
...tSZinri. jf Man fo 'various, that bt feenfd to It 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 Courfe of one re<vol*ving Moon, Was Chymift, f idler, Stattfmati, and Buffoon. Then for fill Women,...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 2

Robert Shiells - 1753 - 366 pages
...the firft rank of thefe did Zimri ftand ~. A man fo various that he feemed to be .Not 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,...
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Considerations Upon War, Upon Cruelty in General: And Religious Cruelty in ...

Cruelty - 1758 - 508 pages
...Guytn. ' Drydtns Abfahm ani AMttfhtl. UIW And Zimri, A manfo various, that "he feem'd to be Nat 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,...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760 - 450 pages
...; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri ftand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not 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,...
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 506 pages
...: In the firft rank of thefedid Zimri Hand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be l^fot 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 Chemift, Fidler, Statefman...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764 - 198 pages
...give? , In the firft rank of thefe did Zirari ftand. A man fo various that he feemed to be Not 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,...
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