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" A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. "
History of England - Página 655
por Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout - 1908
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volumen1

John Dryden - 1837
...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 every thing by starts, and nothing long \ But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler,...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - 1837 - 278 páginas
...and contradictory character. CHARACTER OP THE DDKE OF BUCKINGHAM. 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 long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumen30

1849
...Common Prayer." 1 See the character of Buckingham, as "Zimri," in Dryden's " Absalom and Achitophel" '' A man so various that he seemed to be, Not one, but...epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was eve^rthing by starts, and nothing long, Who in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler,...
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Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian, Volumen4

Mrs. Mathews (Anne Jackson) - 1839
...Hangar HOUK, Shoe Lane. '. i"V*r cl> ^ .**• MEMOIRS OP CHARLES MATHEWS, COMEDIAN. BY MRS. MAT HEWS. ' A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." — DRTDEH. ' Proteus for shape, and mocking-bird for tongue." VOL. IV. LONDON: MAR r ST...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

1867
...his name calls up ! He it was whom Dryden immortalized as " A man so various, that he seem'd to bo Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by turns, and nothing long ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was fiddler, chymist, statesman,...
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Lord Brougham on Education

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1839 - 91 páginas
...the strings forever ! such a one only can be a good instructer, who is thus described by the poet : " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." And what imparting powers are required in a teacher ! To so delight the young mind while...
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Madame de Sévigné and Her Contemporaries, Volumen2

1841
...1718. IN November, 1712, Madame de Maintenon's letters to the Princess des Ursins betray the im* " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's everything by starts, and nothmg long ; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volumen38

1841
...budget reminds one of the qualifications of the worthy whom Dryden has " damned to everlasting fame" as *' A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; * ***** Every thing by starts, but nothing long." All this is accomplished in a little volume...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volumen15

1841
...is in these lines. "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 long; But, in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, ndler,...
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Elements of Physics: Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical

Neil Arnott - 1841 - 520 páginas
...Executor. In two handsome vcl -. MATHEWS'S MEMOIRS. MEMOIRS OF CHARLES MATHEWS, COMEDIAN, by Mrs. Mathews. A man so various, that he seemed to be, Not one, but all mankind's epitome. — Dryden. "Proteus for shape, and mocking bird for tongue." In two volumes, 12 mo. AX.8O...
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