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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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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - 2002 - 274 pages
...detailed recital of Cleopatra's river journey: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke (2.2.201-5) And yet as luscious as the sounds and pictures may be, even those images employed for their...
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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - 2001 - 196 pages
...give audience.' ACT IV ITY 27 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra DOMITIUS 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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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - 2003 - 395 pages
...city. Shakespeare, borrowing from Plutarch's account of her visit, described the scene as follows: 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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The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law

William M. Landes, Clifton R Musser Professor Emeritus of Law and Economics and Senior Lecturer William M Landes, Richard A. Posner, Senior Lecturer in Law Richard A Posner, Circuit Judge U S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer Richard A Posner - 2003 - 442 pages
...here is the corresponding passage in Shakespeare: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burnt 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 tissue...
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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - 2003 - 238 pages
...Bullough, Narrative and Dramatic Sources, v: 274): 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. (2.2.201-8) The speech is a set-piece of proto-orientalist...
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The Shakespeare Oracle

...CLEOPATRA. Hie barjIc she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn W on the water: the poop was beaten fjoid; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which thev beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It bejigared all deseription:...
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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - 2004 - 278 pages
...Cleopatra's barge: ENOBARBUS I will tell you. 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 descriptions: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue,...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - 2014 - 203 pages
...she sat in, like a burnish'd throne. Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sales, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with...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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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 2004 - 207 pages
...cropped bore fruit ENOBARBUS I will tell you. 185 The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made 190 The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It...
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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 330 pages
...play with the god Bacchus, for the generall good of all Asia. The barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten gold;...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description. She did lie In her pavillion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue,...
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