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" 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 everything by starts and nothing... "
The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ... - Sivu 189
tekijä(t) John Dryden - 1800
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ..., Nide 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 sivua
...work more happily, perhaps more dexterously. I avoided the mention of great crimes, and applied mysetf admirable delineation of the Duke of Buckingham, under...be one of his- happiest performances. In the first rarik of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's...

The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808
...plots wi^h plots so c«ost, That the true plut 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...

The British Essayists, Nide 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...character, that is wonderfully well finished by Mr. Dryden, and raised upon the same foundation : In 1 lie first rank of these did Zimri stand : A man so various, that he seera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong . Was every...

Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...appellations, he thus paints our singularly accomplished, and, I am afraid, somewhat dangerous neighbour. 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...

The pirate. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1822
...howsomdever, d'ye sec " [indent satire on glorious John ; but he tickled Buckingham off for it — ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various ' " " Hold your peace," said Dunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dry den in louder and more...

The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...parallel character, that is wonderfully 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...

Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley, Nide 20

Walter Scott - 1825
...little elevated,) " it is an impudent satire on glorious John ; but he tickled Buckingham off for it— In the first rank of these did Zimri stand ; A man so various " " Hold your peace," said Bunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dryden in louder and more vehement...

The Pirate: A Romance, Nide 2

Walter Scott - 1826
...little elevated,) " it is an impudent satire on glorious John, but he tickled Buckingham off for it— ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man so various ' " " Hold your peace," said Bunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dryden in louder and more...

Waverley Novels: Vol. 6, Nide 6

Walter Scott - 1844 - 617 sivua
...little elevated,) " it is an impudent satire on glorious John ; but he tickled Buckingham off for it. ' In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man so various ' " " Hold your peace ! " said Bunce, drowning the voice of the admirer of Dryden in louder and more...

Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount, Walter Scott - 1846 - 546 sivua
...courted." — Burnet's Own Times, vol. ip 137. Dryden's character of him is in these lines : — " 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...




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