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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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...ZIMRI. 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 chymist,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...to score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand: works, Parent of Good, Almighty ; thine this universal...Thus wondrous fair ; thyself how wondrous then ! la ; 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 Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...rank of these did /imri stand: A man so various, that he seem'd to be - t No. 163. THE SPECTATOR. 7 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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...seore. Some of their ehiefs were prinees of the land ; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : ray, Earth's universal faee, deep hid, ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the eourse of one revolving moon, M'as ehemist,...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828
...well-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...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...enjoyment in their own minds. Mr. Dryden has expressed this very excellency 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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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...enjoyment in their own mind>. Mr. Drvdeu has expressed tins very excclleiu-v in the character of Zimri: A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Was every thing by starts, and nothing long! Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, But in...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Pinnock, William Cooke Taylor - Great Britain - 1831 - 507 pages
...character of this highly-gifted but profligate nobleman , is thus graphically described by Dryden ; " A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but...epitome : Stiff in opinions, — always in the wrong — Was every thing by starts, but nothing long, Who in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist,...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...poets yet! JOHN DRYDEN. [From " Absalom and AchitopM."} A CHARACTER. A MAN so various that he seemed 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,...
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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 1832 - 324 pages
...of the land ; In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be nt 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 chymist,...
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