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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... "
Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ... - Page 307
by Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - 1777 - 644 pages
...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...enjoy ! Railing and praising were his usual themes, 335 And both (to show his judgment) in extremes ; So over violent, or over civil, That every man, with...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...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 - 712 pages
...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 - 674 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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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800 - 670 pages
...for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ, With something...Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both (to shew his judgment) in extremes ; So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was GOD or...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808 - 476 pages
...dissenting clergymen, expelled by the Act of Conformity. J The Duke of Buckingham. SCQ pote XVIII. Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...and praising were his usual themes ; And both, to shew his judgment, in extremes; So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was God or...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - 1808 - 482 pages
...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...and praising were his usual themes ; And both, to shew his judgment, in extremes; So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was God or...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808 - 322 pages
...in opinions, always in the wrong . Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the conrse of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman,...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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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - 1809 - 344 pages
...and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ...Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both, to shew his judgment, in extremes : VOL. II. S So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 324 pages
...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long j But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd iu thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy*...
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