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" 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 everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 325
by Richard Warner - 1824
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...believing right. Such were the tools ; but a whole Hydra morq Remains of sprouting heads too long to score. Some of their chiefs were 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,...
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The British essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...character, that is wonderfully well finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In 1 lie first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong . Was every...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809
...character, that is wonderfully 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 all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every tiling by starts, and...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809
...courted. History of his own Times, Vol. I. 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...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...believing right. Such were the tools: but a whole Hydra more Remains of sprouting heads too long to score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : ''...: 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...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1810
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zirari 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...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...parallel character, that is wonderfully 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, hut all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...wonderfully well 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 all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...Burnet's account of his Grace, the picture does not seem to be very greatly overcharged. • * " Some of their chiefs were princes of the land: In...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 turns and nothing...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...Btrrnetrs account of Ms Grace, the picture ddes not Seem to be very greatly overcharged. * • * * " Some of their chiefs were princes of the land: In...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 turns and nothing...
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