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" Strength, comeliness of shape, or amplest merit, That woman's love can win, or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, Which way soever men refer it, Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. "
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ... - Page 292
by Charles Lamb - 1813 - 484 pages
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1808 - 484 pages
...language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit : .' /• • ' •' • Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...a being of pure intellect should take upon him to expresi the emotions of our sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expression...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thce...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. Thy paranymph, worthless to thee compar'd, Successor in thy bed, Nor both so loosly disallied Their...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1818
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It ia indeed hard to hit : Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expressions would be wanting. BEN JONSON. The Case is Altered. — The passion for wealth has worn...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like tin blissful bower : it was a place Chos'n by the sovran Planter, whe If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...win, or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...win or long inherit; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit (Which way soever men refer it), Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timuian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way toever men refer it) 1015 Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon prefcrr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...win or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If .any of these, or all, the Titnniau bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...win, or long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should musing sit. If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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