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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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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1846 - 476 páginas
...character of this highly-gifted but profligate nobleman, is thus graphically described by Dryden: " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's, epitome ; Stiff in opinion — always in the wrong — Was every thing by starts, tut nothing long; Who in the course...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volumen1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various that he secm'd to n quaternian run Perpetual circle, multiform ; and mix, And nourish all things ; let ev'rything by starts, and nothing long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volumen2

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...cottage leaves the palace far behind." XL. THE UNSTABLE WORKING-MAN. " 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 turns, and nothing long. But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fuller,...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volúmenes1-2

James Thorne - 1847
...considerable ability ; even Dryden, in the exquisite portrait of him as Zimri, admits that he was " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome :" though he somewhat qualifies the praise — if praise it be— in the next lines : — "...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volumen12

1847
...tranquillity ; so that I soon became the fac simile of Dryden's pasquinade upon the royal duke — " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind') epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by (tarts, and nothing...
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Memorials of the Civil War: Comprising the Correspondence of the ..., Volumen2

Robert Bell - 1849
...OP BUCKINGHAM. [This is the Duke of Buckingham, who survives in the satires of Dry den and Pope : " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by turns, and nothing long." The following letter was written probably early in 1666, when, having fallen...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of ..., Volumen1

Gilbert Burnet - 1850 - 949 páginas
...The Rehearsal ;" and in return Drydcn thu» describes him as Zimi in Absalom and Achitophcl." — " A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but...epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But in the course of one revolving moon Wss chemist, fiddler,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 páginas
...will at all events try the experiment. Here they be : " In the first ranis; of these did Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...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 ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long, But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1851
...who resemble the duke of Buckingham as painted by Dryden : " Л man so various, that lie seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions, always in the urong, Was everything by turns, but nothing long." Bob Multiform was not destined to reverse the usual...
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