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" Some of their chiefs were princes of the land: 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 everything by starts, and nothing long; But,... "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life - Pagina 43
door John Dryden - 1837
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...fame Foundation. IN the firfl Rank ofthefe did Zimriftand : A Man fo various, that he feem'd to te Nat one, but all Mankind's Epitome-, , Stiff in Opinions,...wrong;.. Was every thing by Starts, and Nothing long;. Hut, in the Courfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymijl, I 'idler, Sta(efma.n, and, Buffoon : • Tttn...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - 1777
...despight, Because they could not help believing right. 540 Such were the tools ; hut a whole hydra more Remains, of sprouting heads too long to score. Some...Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be 445 Not one, hut all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; But, in the course...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...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...epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pagina’s
...present, it has been universally acknowledged to be one of his- happiest performances. In the first rarik of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that...every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the coarse of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : . Then all for women,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...present, it has been universally acknowledged to be one of his happiest performances. / • / .'' ' / ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man' so various, that he seem'd to be Not onę£ but all "mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1801
...whole hydra more Remains, of sprouting heads too long to score. Some of their chiefs were princes cf the land: In the first rank of these did Zimri stand;...various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; SliiF in opinion, always in the wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

1803
...has expressed this very excellently in the character of Zimri. A man so various, that he seera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...starts, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolvmg moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Then all for women, paintings, rhyming,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 pagina’s
...thousands ends." Afr. DRYDZN describes this Nobleman as being — " A man so various, that he scem'd to be " Not one, but all mankind's epitome : " Stiff...always in the wrong ; " Was every thing by starts, and nc/thmglong ; E •' But, 33. We have also an uncommon alarm given us in a Letter from, another Nobleman,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - 1806
...made Dryden satirise himself6. i 1 Vide Memoires de Grammont. * Zimri in Absalom and Achitophel. f " A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He 's every thing by starts, and nothing long: But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...despite, Becanse they could not help believing right. Such were the tools ; but a whole hydra more Remains, of sprouting heads too long to score. Some...thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course nf one revolving moon, Was chemist, tiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting,...
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