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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 chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
Gryll grange, by the author of 'Headlong hall'. - Página 134
por Thomas Love Peacock - 1861
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volumen111

Edmund Burke - 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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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volumen9

John Dryden - 1808
...score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land : In the first rank of these did Zimri J stand ; A man so various, that he seemed 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,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...amongst Uie Uilse was lost. Absalam Senior. Note XVIII. In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. — P. 233. This inimitable description refers, as is well known, to the famous George Villiers,...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810 - 459 páginas
...Absalom and Achitophel, has drawn the following admirable portrait of him in the character of Zimri : " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's every thing by starts, and nothing long ; But...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volumen4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1816
...has only served to render his •want of judgment, and of principle, the more lamentably memorable : A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. In squandering wealth nus his peculiar art, Nothing went unregarded, liul desert! C 3 Bcggar'd...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volúmenes14-26

British essayists - 1819
...finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zinari stand: A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing Ion;; ; But,...
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The British Essayists

1823
...wellfinished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In the first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seemed 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,...
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The Philadelphia Souvenir: A Collection of Fugitive Pieces from ..., Tema 337

John Elihu Hall - 1826 - 212 páginas
...memory, who retain information a week old, may recollect, in my last number, a portrait of Meander — " A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Who, in the course of one revolving moon, Was poet, painter, lover, and buffoon ; Then all...
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Peveril of the Peak, Volumen2

Walter Scott - 1826
...redemption and of revenge." With this manly resolution he prosecuted his journey to London. CHAPTER XII. A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions—always in the wrong— — Was every thing by starts, but nothing long;...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 páginas
...is yet too long and too coarse for insertion here. The following lines, therefore, must suffice :— A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome 7 Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by fits, and nothing long ; But in...
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