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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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...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. In...; 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 everything by starts, and nothing...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...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. In...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 everything by starts, and nothing...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 pages
...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. In...; 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 everything by starts, and nothing...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...courted." — Burnet's Own Times, vol. ip 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 seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...the crowd hie arm to shake the tree. [Character of YiUicrs, DuJet of liut-kingham.] [From the same.] song, resound His praise, who out of darkness cull'd...Air, and ye elements ! the eldest birth Of nature's w secm'd to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong. Was ev'rything...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...the crowd his arm to shake the tree. [Ctiaracter of Viliicra, Dult of BucLinyhan.] [From the same.] ed by a friend why he removed so often from one house to another, replied, " I Ziinri stand ; A man so various that he sccrn'd to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...the вате.] Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did /imri 0 3 ʁ ԁ 󣂀 ƀ but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was ev'rything by starts, and nothing...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...golden fruit to gather free, And lent the crowd his arm to shake the tree. CHARACTER OF BUCKINGHAM. 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'ry thing by starts, and...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1851
...characters will be as good as manuscript. I will at all events try the experiment. Here they be : " 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...
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Selections from the poetry of Dryden: including his plays and translations

John Dryden - English poetry - 1852 - 350 pages
...the ground; The prostrate vulgar passes o'er and spares, But with a lordly rage his hunters tears. 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 ev'ry thing by starts, and...
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