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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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...characters will be as good as manuscript. I will at all events try the experiments. 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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Waverley novels: From the last rev. ed., containing the author's ..., Volume 12

Sir Walter Scott - 1852
...elevated,) " it is an impudent satire ou 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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...arm to shake the tree. CUARACTER OF GEORGE VILLIERS, THE SECOND DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. FROM THE SAME. 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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...lent the crowd his arm to shake the tree. [Character of VilUcrs, Dulx of Buckingham.] [From the same.] 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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1853
...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 nothing...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1853 - 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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The pirate

Sir Walter Scott - 1853
...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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The Spectator, Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1853
...character, that is wonderfully well finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : 1 In tlio first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that ho seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...by all who knew or ever heard of the duke, to have been drawn exactly from the life. This is it : " Some of their chiefs were princes of the land ; In...of these did Zimri stand. A man so various, that he seem VI to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1854
...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...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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