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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever 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 preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...long inherit ; But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever 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 preferr'd Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...treachery endangering life. 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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...win, or long inherit ( But what it is, hard is to say, Harder to hit, (Which way soever men refer it,) ll abjure If any of these, or all, the Timnian bride Had not so soon preferr'd Thy paranyraph, worthless to thee...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of ..., Volume 1

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1844 - 450 pages
...the learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit: Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...our sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, hut sympathetic expression would he wanting.} THE CASE IS ALTERED. A COMEDY. BY BEN. JONSON. The present...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of ..., Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1845
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit : Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...IS ALTERED. A COMEDY. BY BEN. JONSON. The present Humor to be followed. AUEELLA, PHCENIXELLA, Sister : their Mother being lately dead. Aur. Room for...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1845
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit : Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...IS ALTERED. A COMEDY. BY BEN. JONSON. The present Humor to be followed. AURELIA, PHCENIXELLA, Sister : their Mother being lately dead. Aur. Room for...
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor, Volume 2

Walter Savage Landor - 1846 - 676 pages
...vin or long inherit ; But what it is, is hard to say, Harder to hit, Which way soever men refer it : Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one ihouid musing tit . Never has Milton, in poetry or prose, written worse than this. The beginning of...
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The works of Walter Savage Landor [ed. by J. Forster].

Walter Savage LANDOR - 1846
...long inherit ; But what it is, is hard to say, Harder to hit, Whieh way soever men refer it : Mueh like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven, though one should muting sit. Never has Milton, in poetry or prose, written worse than this. The beginning of the seeond...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1850
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when they speak. It is, indeed, hard to hit : " Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven though one should musing sic." It is as if a being of pure intellect should take upon him to express the emotions of- our sensitive...
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