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" 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 chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
Fraser's Magazine - 53. oldal
1860
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, 111. kötet

Edmund Burke - 1870
...which, in fact, reminds us of nothing so much as Dryden's famous description of Achitophel,— " A man so various that he seemed to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome." So is it with Robert Browning's poem. It seems to contain every thing — the buried wisdom...

The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., 9. kötet

John Dryden - 1808
...amongst the false was lost. Abtalom Sttior, Note XVI 1 1. In tfiejtrst rank of these did Zimri stand ; ,^ man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. — P. 233. This inimitable description refers, as is well known, to the famous George Villiers,...

The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri j; 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 thing by starts, and nothing long ; But,...

An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810
...Absalom and Achitophel, has drawn the following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But...

London and Middlesex: or, An historical, commercial, & descriptive ..., 4. kötet

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - 1816
...only served to render his •want of judgment, and of principle, the more lamentably memorable : A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. In squandering wealth nus his peculiar art, Nothing went unregarded, liul desert! C 3 Bcggar'd...

The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson

British essayists - 1819
...by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zinari 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 thing by starts, and nothing Ion;; ; But,...

On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The Valley of the Rye ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...accomplished, and, I am afraid, somewhat dangerous neighbour. 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 thing by starts, and nothing long ; But,...

The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : 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 thing by starts, and nothing long ; But,...

The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 oldal
...yet too long and too coarse for insertion here. The following lines, therefore, must suffice :— A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome 7 Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in...

The Philadelphia souvenir: a collection of fugitive pieces from the ...

John Elihu Hall - 1826 - 212 oldal
...who retain information a week old, may recollect, in my last number, a portrait of Meander — " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was poet, painter, lover, and buffoon ; Then all...




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