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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 Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - 1982 - 463 páginas
...heads toward Fort Laramie, then about seven hundred miles to the westward. CHAPTER V. The 'Big Blue.' "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 space of one revolving moon, Was gamester, chemist,...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1984 - 940 páginas
...a type representing a whole <a man who is the abstract of all faults that all men follow— Shak.) <a man so various that he seemed to be not one, but all mankind's epitome— Dryden) Brief is usually narrowly applied in legal use to a concise statement of a client's...
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Spurgeon's Sermon Notes

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - 1990 - 336 páginas
...all that David was not an untried man! We have all been enriched by his painful experience. He was "A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." May it not be a blessing to others that we also are tried? If BO, ought we not to be right...
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The Oregon Trail ; The Conspiracy of Pontiac

Francis Parkman - 1991 - 951 páginas
...heads toward Fort Laramie, then about seven hundred miles to the westward. Chapter V. THE 'BIG BLUE.' "A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...epitome, Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was even' thing by starts, and nothing long, But in the space of one revolving moon, Was gamester, chemist,...
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The Journals of James Boswell, 1762-1795

James Boswell - 1994 - 412 páginas
...whenever he was out of her sight. He, even more than the statesman portrayed in Dryden's poem, was A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Needless to say, a temperament like this is sometimes disconcerting to its possessor. In his...
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Waverley Novels: Peveril of the Peak

Sir Walter Scott - 1902
...resolution, he prosecuted his journey to London. CHAPTER XXVIII A man so various, that he teem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions — -always in the -wrong — Was every thing by starts, but nothing long ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...numerous was the herd of such Who think too little and who talk too much. 3026 Absalom and Achitophel ine opinlons, always in the wrong; Was everything by starts, and nothing long: But, in the course of one...
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At Zero Point: Discourse, Culture, and Satire in Restoration England

Rose A. Zimbardo - 1998 - 203 páginas
...Ramble in St. James's Park" or in the Bayes's dance confusion of The Plain Dealer's Whitehall. Zimri, A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. [545-546] is not a "self" but a kaleidoscope of splintered fragments. The portrait sounds...
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Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education ...

Florence Nightingale - 2003 - 871 páginas
...appropriate, too good. ED: Jowett's two-line quotation from John Dryden's "Absalom and Achitophel" was: A man so various that he seemed to be Not one but all mankind's epitome. On revision he dropped this favourable reference to the character, Zimni (lines 545-46), for...
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Aldous Huxley Annual: A Journal of Twentieth-Century Thought and Beyond

Jerome Meckier, Bernfried Nugel - 2006 - 230 páginas
...cartographer, a designer of mechanical toys and of war-machines, fantastic in their ingenuity. To them he was "a man so various that he seemed to be not one, but all mankind's epitome;" a dilettante expending himself fruitlessly in a thousand different directions. It is only...
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