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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 Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ... - Page 552
1896 - 1178 pages
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Alexandria: City of the Western Mind

Theodore Vrettos - 2010 - 272 pages
...Plutarch, colorfully described the occasion: The barge she sat in like a burnish'd throne, Burn'don the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails,...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - 2002 - 228 pages
.... In Shakespeare's hands this comparatively prosaic passage undergoes a miraculous transformation : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them . . . Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides, So many mermaids tended her i' th' eyes. And made their bends...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 360 pages
...against tempests is the description of Cleopatra in her barge at Cydnus: Enobarbus. I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion— doth-of-gold of tissue...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 392 pages
...First there is Enobarbus* description of Cleopatra's meeting with Antony: Enobarbus. I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue...
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Gendered spaces: Wandel des "Weiblichen" im englischen Diskurs der frühen ...

Martina Mittag - 2002 - 260 pages
...Monolog des Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, UU 1 94-245 : The barge she sat in, like a bumish'd throne,/ Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten...beat to follow faster,/ As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,/ It bcggar'd all description: she did lie/ In her pavilion - cloth-of-gold of tissue...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...the queen called Gloriana by the Elizabethans: 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. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth of gold, of...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

H. Porter Abbott - 2002 - 203 pages
...to describe Antony's first view of Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.9 This is not what anyone would call detached, objective reporting. Enobarbus draws on a diverse...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley Wells, Professor of Shakespeare Studies Stanley Wells - 2003 - 442 pages
...much of North's phraseology remains in lines that nevertheless achieve complete poetic independence: The poop was beaten gold: Purple the sails, and so...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person. It beggared all description. She did lie In her pavilion - cloth of gold, of tissue...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 6

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 204 pages
...people cold and to the famous description of Cleopatra's first meeting with Antony (n, ii, 197-201): Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes and here, as in the Edward HI passage, there is a lavish use of gold and silver.13 There remain to...
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The art of acting: seni peran untuk teater, film dan TV

Eka D. Sitorus - 2002 - 259 pages
...a burnish'd throne Burn'd on the water, the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails; and so parfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (Perahu yang ditumpanginya, seperti tahta terpoles Membara di atas air, dengan dek disepuh emas; Layarnya...
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