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" 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 everything by starts, and nothing long: But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then... "
A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ... - Page 305
by Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - 1806
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The British Essayists, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...enjoyment in their own minds. Mr. Dryden has expressed this very excellently in the character of Zimri : A man so various that he seem'd to be 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 course of one...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri j; stand; A man so various, that he seemed 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 one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri J stand ; A man so various, that he seemed 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 one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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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...mankind's epitome: 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,...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809
...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...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every tiling by starts, and nothing long ; E 2 174 THE SPECTATOR. No. 163. But in the course...
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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...mankind's epitome: 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,...
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Compilation of all the authorized and anonymous papers relating to the ...

John Monk (of Chester) - 1810
...:3iperfectioii3 of your party, and you shall have the praise of , OMNES. sAKE . CAME BATE. TO CAIUS. A man so various, that he seem'd to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinion, aliitayi in tie wrong, Was eveiy thing by starts, and nothing long i Blot madman, who could...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810
...following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed 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 in the course of one revolving moon, Was Chymist,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation. In the first rank of theie did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long : But, in the course of one revolving moon, Wağ Chemist,...
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Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 2

Anna Seward - Women authors, English - 1811
...the human mind. This is the reason why folk are never weary of talking, reading, and writing about a man " So various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." Who yearned after a Scotish king, yet detested the Scotish nation ; who worshipped the monarchial...
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