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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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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...ear, As Cato's self had not disdained to hear. POPE. 36.— CHARACTEK OF VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. SOME of their chiefs were princes of the land ; In...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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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...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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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...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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The Cyclopędia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic ...

William Evans Burton - Wit and humor - 1859
...But why Hussein ? Z'miri should be your name. You are the very Zimri of Dryden's glorious satire." In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so virtuous ”i> he scorned to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Thus musing and quoting I rejoined...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed, William Bradford Reed - English poetry - 1860
...wished ; the jest went round, and he was laughed at in his turn who began the frolic : — VOL. L 19 " Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man 80 various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the...
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 25

Sir Walter Scott - 1860
...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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

Robert Inglis (bookseller) - 1862
...made for empire, whispers me within, Desire of greatness is a godlike sin.' 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 everything by starts, and...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 423 pages
...The following sketch of the Duke of Buckingham may be compared with that by Pope (see p. 301) : — " Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In...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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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...what with his toil he won, To that unfeathered two-legged thing— a son. CHARACTER OF BUCKINGHAM. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In...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 ev'rything...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 pages
...what with his toil he won, To that unfeathered two-legged thing— a son. CHARACTER OF BUCKINOiHAM. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In...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 ev'rything...
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