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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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Works: Specimens of English dramatic poets

Charles Lamb - 1903
...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...knowledge, but sympathetic expression would be wanting.] SAPHO AND PHAO, A COMEDY : BY JOHN LYLY, MA, 1584. PHAO, a poor ferryman, praises his condition; he...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Miscellaneous prose, 1798-1834

Charles Lamb - 1903
...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. 1 Tis Pity she is a Whore. BEN JONSON The Case ia Altered. — The passion...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Miscellaneous prose, 1798-1834

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - English literature - 1903
...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 out...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Edited, with Memoir ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1903
...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 paranymph, worthless to thee...
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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, & Other Poems

John Milton - 1903 - 371 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 paranymph, worthless to thee...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Dramatic specimens and the Garrick plays

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1904
...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...expression would be wanting. THE CASE IS ALTERED. A COMEDY [PUBLISHED 1609 : FIRST ACTED 1598-9]. BY BEN JONSON [1573 ?1637] The present Humour to be followed....
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Dramatic specimens and the Garrick plays

Charles Lamb - 1904
...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...expression would be wanting. THE CASE IS ALTERED. A COMEDY [PUBLISHED 1609 : FIRST ACTED 1598-9]. BY BEN JONSON [1573 ?1637] The present Humour to be followed....
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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1904 - 413 pages
...learning of a new language to understand their meaning when 20 they speak. It is indeed hard to hit : Much like thy riddle, Samson, in one day Or seven...the emotions of our sensitive natures. There would 25 be all knowledge, but sympathetic expressions would be wanting. BEN JONSON The Case is Altered....
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Dramatic specimens and the Garrick plays

Charles Lamb - Authors, English - 1904
...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 sit. It ia as if a being of pure intellect should take upon him to express the emotions of our sensitive natures....
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English Literature in the Nineteenth Century: An Essay in Criticism

Laurie Magnus - English literature - 1909 - 418 pages
...study equivalent to the learning of a new language to understand their meaning, when they speak. ... It is as if a being of pure intellect should take upon himself to express the emotions of our sensitive nature. There would be all knowledge, but sympathetic...
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