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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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...she first met Hark Antony, she pursed up his heart upon the river of Cidnus. Agr. There she appearM indeed; or my reporter devised well for her. Eno....O'erpicturing that Venus, where we see. The fancy outwork nature : on each side her, Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour'd...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...Acidale. WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE. BOKN, 1564; DIED, 1616. DESCRIPTION OF CLEOPATRA SAILING DOWN THE CYDNUS. THE barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...tissue), 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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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...worm-holes of long vanish'd days, Nor from the dust of old oblivion rak'd. HF ii. 4. CLEOPATRA, SAILING. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...O'er-picturing 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 dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1851
...reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you: 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 Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 384 pages
...sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with mem. The oars were silver, Which to the mne of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. She did lulu her pavilion - cloth of gold, of tissue O'er-picmring that Venus...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...and Cleopatra 1.5.28-32, CLEOPATRA TO CHARMIAN 2 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'erpicturing that...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 139 pages
...well for her. ENOBARBUS I will tell you. 200 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, 209 O'erpicturing that...
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Business & Economics - 1999 - 232 pages
...Plutarch of Chaeronea) And here is Shakespeare: 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'erpicturing that...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...and Cleopatra 1.5.28-32, CLEOPATRA TO CHARMIAN 2 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'erpicturing that...
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The Prince of Princes: The Life of Potemkin

Sebag Montefiore - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 634 pages
...the Empress embarked on her galley in the most luxurious fleet ever seen on a great river. CLEOPATRA The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description . . . William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra At midday on 1.2. April 1787, Catherine, Potemkin and...
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