Sentence Examples

  • DELILAH, in the Bible, the heroine of Samson's last love-story and the cause of his downfall (Judg.
  • Delilah put him to sleep upon her lap, called in a man to shave off his seven locks, and this time he was easily captured.
  • It was not a success, and he did not again exhibit till 1858, when he sent a little picture of "The Fisherman and the Syren" to the Royal Academy, and "Samson and Delilah" to the Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street.
  • In addition to a number of subject-pictures, such as "Trop Tard" (1870), "Samson et Delilah" (1871), and others taken from Moroccan studies, he was an eminent painter of portraits of some of the most prominent men and women of the day, one of his last being that of Queen Victoria (1900).