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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 Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 10

1821
...Kcsolvod to ruin, or to rule the tute." Again, look at the famous sketch of the Duke of Buckingham. " 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 in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 9

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...amongst the false was lost. Absalom Senior. Note XVIII. In Ihejlrst rank oflhese did Zlmri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. — P. 233. This inimitable description refers, as is well known, to the famous George Villiers,...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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...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 First Canto of Ricciardetto, Volume 1

Niccolò Forteguerri - Italian poetry - 1822 - 232 pages
...steep my senses in forgetfilness!" Shakespeare, Hen. IV. " 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 epit6meV' Dryden, Abs. and Achit. " Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words,...
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Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...dangerous neighbour. In the first rank of these did Zimri 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 Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Great Britain - 1822 - 771 pages
...wn minds. Mr. Dryden has expressed this very xcellently in the character of Zimri ;•(• ( A man M pounds a year ; but he ha cast and been cast so often, that he is not now opinion, always in the wrong, Wu every thing byst*rtstancl nothing long; But in the course of one revolving...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the fir^t 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 everything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist,...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...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 British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...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 thin); by starts, and nothing long ! But in the course of one...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zimri 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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