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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: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1868 - 574 pages
...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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The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of the Right Honourable Fulke Greville ...

Fulke Greville (Baron Brooke) - 1870
...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...our sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, hut sympathetic expressions would be wanting." Quaint and quaintly put, but penetrative and true, save...
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The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of the Right Honourable Fulke Greville ...

Fulke Greville (Baron Brooke) - 1870
...they speak. It is indeed hard to hit : " Much like thy riddle Samson, in one day Or seven though ona should musing sit." It is as if a being of pure intellect...the emotions of our sensitive natures. There would he all knowledge, hut sympathetic expressions would be wanting." Quaint and quaintly put, but penetrative...
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The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of the Right Honourable Fulke Greville ...

Fulke Greville (Baron Brooke) - 1870
...riddle Samson, in one day Or seven though ona should musing sit." It is as if a being of pure intelleet should take upon him to express the emotions of our...sensitive natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetie expressions would be wanting." Quaint and quaintly put, but penetrative and true, save...
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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 2

John Milton - 1870
...or 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 complete poetical works of John Milton. With life of the author; and dr ...

John Milton - Fall of man - 1870 - 537 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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Milton's Samson agonistes and Lycidas, with notes etc., by J. Hunter

John Milton - 1870
...love, $c.] 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 preferred Thy paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The poetical works of John Milton, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871
...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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Milton's Samson agonistes, with notes by A.J. Church

John Milton - 1872 - 95 pages
...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 Life of the Author

CHARLES DEXTER CLEVELAND - 1873
...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 preferred Thy p3'1*3;^^^^' worthless to...
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