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" 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 everything by starts, and nothing long: But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then... "
Selections from the British Poets - 174 ページ
編集 - 1840
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The Crafting of Absalom and Achitophel: Dryden’s Pen for a Party

W. Thomas, Thomas W.. Keith - 1978 - 239 ページ
...peculiar Art" — appears to be "in squandring Wealth," and conclude with his political activities: Some of their Chiefs were Princes of the Land: In...Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seem'd to be [545] Not one, but all Mankinds Epitome. Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong; Was every thing by...

A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, 第 3 巻

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 ページ
...complex and balanced: 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,...moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon; . . . The description of Monmouth (as Absalom) courting the people is done with a characteristic mixture...

A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - 1991 - 312 ページ
...1631-1700 88 [Of George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham who 'made the whole body of vice his study'] A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one, but...long: But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. Absalom and Achitophel I, 545 89 Mere poets are sottish as...

The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns, Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - 1992 - 479 ページ
...Achitophel the notorious description of George Villicrs, Duke of Buckingham (himself a satirist), as Zimri: In the first Rank of these did Zimri stand: A Man...various, that he seem'd to be Not one. but all Mankind's Epitome. StitTin Opinions, always in the Wrong; Was Everything by Starts, and Nothing long: But, in...

An Anatomy of Humor

Arthur Asa Berger - 192 ページ
...oneself and turned into a form of victim humor. Satire (language) A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions,...long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, statesman, fiddler, and buffoon; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking Besides ten...

Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 ページ
...and Cressida, act 3, sc. 2, I. 77-80 (1609). Inconsistency 1 A man so various, that he seemed tobe Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...long: But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman and buffoon. JOHN DRYDEN, (1631-1700) British poet, dramatist, critic....

Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 400 ページ
...think too little and who talk too much. 1188 Absalom and Achitophel A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions,...long: But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. 1189 Absalom and Achitophel In squandering wealth was his...

The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 672 ページ
...As Dryden described many of us in Absalom and Achitophel (1681), A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions,...long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. kert: twist together. Gk khurtos, L cratis: wickerwork. L...

Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott - 2001 - 358 ページ
...and of revenge.' With this manly resolution, he prosecuted his journey to London. 262 CHAPTER XXVIII A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but...Stiff in opinions — always in the wrong — Was every thing by starts, but nothing long ; Who, in the course oj one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler,...

Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 437 ページ
...right. 540 Such were the tools, but a whole hydra more Remains, of sprouting heads too long to score. Some of their chiefs were princes of the land: In...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...




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