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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... "
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by Richard Warner - 1824
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The Crafting of Absalom and Achitophel: Dryden’s Pen for a Party

W. Thomas, Thomas W.. Keith - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 239 pages
...peculiar Art" — appears to be "in squandring Wealth," and conclude with his political activities: Some of their Chiefs were Princes of the Land: In...Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seem'd to be [545] Not one, but all Mankinds Epitome. Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by...
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The Uses of Poetry

Denys Thompson - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 238 pages
...Achitophel, an extremely clever show-piece, with brilliant character sketches like that of Buckingham: 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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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...Bayes in The Rehearsal) is much briefer than that of Shaftesbury, but no less complex and balanced: 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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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns, Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...Achitophel the notorious description of George Villicrs, Duke of Buckingham (himself a satirist), as Zimri: 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. StitTin Opinions, always in the Wrong; Was Everything by Starts, and Nothing...
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Men of Letters and the English Public in the Eighteenth Century, 1660-1744 ...

Alexandre Beljame - Social Science - 1948 - 492 pages
...enforced resentful silence, by painting Buckingham in the immortal character of Zimri : In the f1rst 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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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 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...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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The Major Works

John Dryden, Keith Walker - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 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 the first rank of these did Zimri stand;0 A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions,...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...Buckingham, a notoriously dissolute and intriguing nobleman who had joined the opposition to Charles: 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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It

Joseph R. Roach - Performing Arts - 2007 - 260 pages
...that, Dryden chose his text with the special intimacy that only learned malice can perfectly inspire: 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 everything...
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