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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...believing right. Such were the tools : but a whole Hydra more Remains of sprouting heads too long to score. e smiling mom With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...buckler of the people's cause Against the Crown, and skulk'd behind the laws. DRYDEN. CHARACTER OF ZIMRI. SOME of their chiefs were princes of the land : In...; 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...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...e best liquor La, to be sure !" CHARACTER ОТ THS СК1.КВП А ГЕ1) DUKE OF DICKING 11 Л Ы. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In...; 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 start.-, und...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...a whole Hydra more Remains of sprouting heads too long to seore. Some of their ehiefs were prinees re the languid sun, Faint, from the west emits his ev'ning ray, Earth's universal faee, deep hid, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and...
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Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley, Volume 20

Sir Walter Scott - 1825
...little elevated,) " it is an impudent satire on glorious John ; but he tickled Buckingham off for it— In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various " " Hold your peace," said Bunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dryden in louder and more vehement...
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The Pirate: A Romance, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1826
...little elevated,) " it is an impudent satire on glorious John, but he tickled Buckingham off for it— ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man so various ' " " Hold your peace," said Bunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dryden in louder and more...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828
...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, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and...
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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 1832 - 324 pages
...right. 540 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 ; In...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...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...author balanced accounts for his share in the " Rehearsal;"8 1 See Dryden's Works, vol. ix., p. 201. [" Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A min so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, <ilways...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1834
...author balanced accounts for his share in the " Rehearsal;"2 1 See Dry den's Works, vol. ix., p. 201. [" Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first • ank of these did Zimri stand ; A m in so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's...
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