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" Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy! "
The British Essayists - Page 141
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - 1777 - 644 pages
...wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and huffoon: S5o Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and praising were his usual themes, 335 And both (to show his judgment) in extremes ; So...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was ev'ry 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, 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 - 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,...rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could ever)' hour employ, With something new, to wish or to...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 712 pages
...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,...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ, With something new, to wish or to enjoy...
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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 new, to wish or to enjoy ! Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both (to shew his judgment) in extremes ; So over-violent,...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 472 pages
...revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in...hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy !' ADDISON. C. 1 In his " Absalom and Achitophel." 2 This character was designsd for George Villiers,...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 466 pages
...revolving moon, Was chemist, fidler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhiming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in...hour employ, With something new to wish, or to enjoy !' ADDISON. C. * In his " Absalom and Achitophel." 2 This character was designed for George Villiers,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 446 pages
...shall raise me to the heights of happiness, " Bur, in the course of one revolving moon, " Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : " Then all for women,...rhyming, drinking ; " Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking." WENTWORTH DILLON, Earl of Roscemmtn, contemporary with BUCKINGHAM, was also a man...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808 - 382 pages
...and butfoon : Then nil for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy! Railing and praising were his usual themes, And both (to show his judgment) in extremes; So over violent,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808 - 374 pages
...thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course nf one revolving moon, Was chemist, tiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting,...rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy!...
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