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" The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them, the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water... "
The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added to the ... - Page 322
by William Shakespeare - 1818
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...HYPERBOLE. CLEOPATRA UPON THE CYDNUS.— SHAKSPEARE. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold : Purple the...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'er-picturing that...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cęser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you: Tho barge she sat in like a burnished throne, Burned on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'er-picturing that...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that [silver ; The winds were love-sick with them : the oars were Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made...O'erpicturing that Venus, where we see, The fancy out-work nature ; on each side her, Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour'd...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...a-wooing. THE EMBARKATION OF CLEOPATRA. BY TK HERVEV. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold : Purple the...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. SH»KSPEAEE. FLUTES in the sunny air ! And harps in the porphyry halls ! And a low, deep hum — like...
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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - English drama - 1839 - 453 pages
...and so perfumed, that [silver, The winds were love-sick with them: the' oars were Which, to the sound of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they...person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion,—cloth of golden tissue,— O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see The fancy out-work nature:...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...square to her.1 Eno. When she first met Mark Antony, she pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared indeed, or my reporter devised...O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see The fancy outwork nature : on each side her, Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-color'd...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Needlework - 1841 - 405 pages
...correct in detail. KNOBAHBUS. — I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Buro'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue), O'erpictnring that Venus, where we see The i'ancy outwork nature ; on each side her Stood pretty dimpled...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1842
...square to her.1 Eno. When she first met Mark Antony, she pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared indeed, or my reporter devised...O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see The fancy outwork nature : on each side her. Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-color'd...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1843
...to her. Eno. When she first met Mark Antony, she pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. Ayr. There she appeared indeed, or my reporter devised...faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, v It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue) O'er-picturing...
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Jacob Faithful

Frederick Marryat - 1842 - 394 pages
...theatrical airs of the speaker, vho immediately recommenced — "The barge she sat in, like aburnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water — the poop was beaten...faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, Itbeggar'd all description." "Come, I'll be blowed but we've had enough of that, so just shut your...
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