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" Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 334
by Joseph Addison - 1811
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...LancU- _ "\ " In th« foft Rank Of theft did Zimri ftaad : C j 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 5 But, in the coutfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymift, Fidler, Sratefman...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

Literary Collections - 1718 - 342 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

Richard Steele - 1729
...fame 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,...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

Richard Steele - 1729
...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 - 432 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

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...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 - 468 pages
...Madame 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, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...princes of the land ; 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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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...idea muft that 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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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - History - 1764 - 492 pages
...the land : 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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