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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 chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 76
by Alexander Pope - 1854
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...LancU- _ "\ " In th« foft Rank Of theft did Zimri ftaad : C j A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all Mankind's Epitome. Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong : Was every thing by ftarts, and Nothing long 5 But, in the coutfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymift, Fidler,...
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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, always in the wrong;.. Was every thing by Starts, and Nothing long;. Hut, in the Courfe of one revolving Moon, Was Chymijl, I...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 111

Edmund Burke - History - 1870
...and 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...
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Considerations Upon War, Upon Cruelty in General: And Religious Cruelty in ...

Cruelty - 1758 - 508 pages
...Madame Guytn. ' Drydtns Abfahm ani AMttfhtl. UIW And Zimri, A manfo various, that "he feem'd to be Nat one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong : Was every thing by ft arts, and nothing long; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was cbymift, fidler,...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...princes of the land ; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri ftand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long ; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was chymift, fidler,...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...idea muft that give? , In the firft rank of thefe did Zirari ftand. A man fo various that he feemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long ; But in the courfe of one revolving moon, Wa"s chymift, fidler,...
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 492 pages
...the land : In the firft rank of thefedid Zimri Hand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be l^fot one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long} But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was Chemift, Fidler,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...princes of the land; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri ftand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long; But, in the courfe of one revolving moon, Was chvmift, fidler,...
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Original Poems, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1773
...prinees of the land ; In the firft rank of thefe did Zimri ftand : A man fo various, that he feem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by ftarts, and nothing long ; But, in the eourfe of one revolving moon, Was ehymift, fidier,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...wrong; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and huffoon: S5o Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy...
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