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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 John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c, Issue 477

John Milton - 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 preferr'd Thy paranymph ' worthless to thee...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with life and notes [by G. Gilfillan ...

John Milton - 1874
...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,1 worthless to thee...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB, WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND FINAL MEMORIALS

SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOURD - 1875
...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...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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Works of Charles Lamb: Edited and Dramatic Tales, Essays and Critisms

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1876 - 704 pages
...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...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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The life [after sir T.N. Talfourd], letters and writings of ..., Volume 4

Charles Lamb - 1876
...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...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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Imaginary conversations. Third series : Conversations of literary men (First ...

Walter Savage Landor - 1876 - 4 pages
...win 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 should musing sit. Never has Milton, in poetry or prose, written worse than this. The beginning of the second line is...
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The Works and Life of Walter Savage Landor: Imaginary conversations. Third ...

Walter Savage Landor - English literature - 1876 - 4 pages
...win 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 should muting sit. Never has Milton, in poetry or prose, written worse than this. The beginning of the second...
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Poems and Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - Poetry - 1879 - 639 pages
...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...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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The Complete Works of Charles Lamb: Containing His Letters, Essays, Poems, Etc

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 656 pages
...understand their meaning when they speak. It is indeed hard to hit: " Much like thy riddle, Samnon, in ono day Or seven though one should musing sit." It is...natures. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic expressions would be wanting. BEN JONSON. 17ie Case is Altered.— The passion for wealth has worn...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Reprinted from the Best Editions, with ...

John Milton - 1881 - 562 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 preferred Thy paraiiymph, worthless to thee...
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