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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 Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal ... - Сторінка 75
автори: William Clark Russell - 1871 - 516 стор.
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Lines of Enquiry: Studies in Latin Poetry

Niall Rudd - 2005 - 228 стор.
...sketch of Tigellius (Sat. j.3.1-19)43 which was later elaborated by Dryden in his portrait of Zimri: A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...long; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman and buffoon. After complexity, the divided mind. Because of their imperial...
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The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

Kirk Freudenburg - 2005 - 352 стор.
...George Villiers, duke of Buckingham, old literary enemy, gets anything but subtle treatment in Absalom: "Stiff in Opinions, always in the wrong; / Was everything...Moon, / was Chymist, Fiddler, States-man, and Buffoon ..." (547ff.). Indeed, much of the satiric rhetoric in Absalom draws on the rough matter of personal...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 стор.
...intriguing nobleman who had joined the opposition to Charles: In the first rank of these did Zimri stand; A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. . . . Railing and praising were his usual themes; And both...
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Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education ...

Florence Nightingale - 2003 - 871 стор.
...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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It

Joseph Roach, Professor Joseph Roach - 2007 - 260 стор.
...inspire: Some of their Chiefs were Princes of the Land: In the first Rank of these did Zimri stand: A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but...in the course of one revolving Moon, Was Chymist, Fidler, States-Man, and Buffoon: Then all for Women, Painting, Rhiming, Drinking; Besides ten thousand...
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The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky ...

Francis Parkman - 2007 - 328 стор.
...hundred miles to the westward. CHAPTER V. THE "B16 BLOT." A man *o various that Ike seemed to b* Hot one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions,...everything by starts, and nothing long, But, in the space ol one revolving moon, Was gamester, chemist, fiddler, and buffoon. THK great medley of Oregon...
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Aldous Huxley Annual: A Journal of Twentieth-Century Thought and Beyond

Jerome Meckier, Bernfried Nugel - 2006 - 232 стор.
...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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The Child Figure in English Literature

Robert Pattison - 2008 - 208 стор.
...mature Mary Fairfax married George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham, of whom Dryden wrote that he was "Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; / Was everything by starts, and nothing long" (Absalom and Achitophel, 547-548); his pupil was abundantly present in the world of mature corruption...
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