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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: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...believing right. Such were the tools : but a whole Hydra moro Remains of sprouting heads too long to score. 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 Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...helieving right. Such were the tools : hut a whole Hydra more Remains of sprouting heads too long to score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land ; In...did Zimri stand; A man so various, that he seem'd to he Not one, hut all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing hy...
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Eminent Literary and Scientific Men: John Dryden. Two centuries of minor ...

Poets, English - 1839
...of its production, t * The character of Buckingham is drawn in the celebrated lines beginning — " 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," &c. The Rehearsal did not banish heroic plays from the stage with such...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...the golden fruit to gather free, And lent the crowd his arm to shake the tree. CHARACTER OF Z1MRI. 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 everything by starts, and...
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The Table Talker: Or, Brief Essays on Society and Literature, Volume 2

Johnstone - Table-talk - 1840
...the gallant and the gay — the man of all accomplishments, and no virtue. See where he stands : — 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 everything by starts, and...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...arm to shake the tree. CHARACTER OP GEORGE VILLIERS. THE SECOND DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. FROM THR SAME. SOME of their chiefs were princes of the land ; In...Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seem'd to be .V '! one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was everything by starts,...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...been courted."—History of his o'wn times. Dryden's well known 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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...the crowd his arm to shake the tree. [Cliaracttr of Viutert, Dvlx of BuckingJtam.] [From the same.] d слп I speak, More than pertains to feats of broil...little grace my cause In speaking for myself. Yet but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong. Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing...
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Waverley novels. (Abbotsford ed.).

1844
...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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Chronicles of Fashion: From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early ..., Volume 1

Elizabeth Stone - England - 1845
...Absalom and Achitophel, was sketched for Buckingham, and portrays him minutely and accurately : — " 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 ev'rything by starts, and nothing...
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