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" A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome... "
Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker]. - Page 315
by James Boswell - 1836
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...finished by Mr. DRYDEN, and raised upon the same foundation. " In the first rank of these did ZIMRI stand: A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...universally acknowledged to be one of his happiest performances. In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 550 pages
...acknowledged to be one of his- happiest performances. In the first rarik of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...to score. Some of their chiefs were princes cf the land: In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; SliiF in opinion, always in the wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...Mr. Dryden ', and raised upon the same foundation : ' In the first rank of these did Zimri * stand : A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...made Dryden satirise himself6. i 1 Vide Memoires de Grammont. * Zimri in Absalom and Achitophel. f " A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He 's every thing by starts, and nothing long: But...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : la the first rank of these did /imri stand , A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Still' in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809
...p. 137. Dryden's character of him is in these lines : ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...friends And fame, this Lord of useless thousands ends." Mr. DRYDEN describes this Nobleman as being — " A man so various, that he seem'd 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,...
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