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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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History's Worst Decisions: And the People who Made Them

Stephen Weir - 2005 - 256 pages
...appetites they feed, but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies. The barge she sat in, like a burnished 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. — Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra MARC ANTONY...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - 2006 - 270 pages
...down the Cydnus River to Antony (11. 192-206): 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 tissue,...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - 2005 - 205 pages
...prelude to Antony's first meeting with Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnish 'd throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. . . . (2.2) Enobarbus's sumptuous tableau vivant is an accumulation of color, sensuousness, wealth,...
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Shakespeare and Republicanism

Andrew Hadfield, Professor of English Andrew Hadfield - 2005 - 363 pages
...display that her successor instinctively avoided) : 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 tissue,...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 pages
...modernized] In Antony and Cleopatra, this becomes: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd 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 beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth of gold, of...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - 2005 - 334 pages
...rather closely, has reduced the band to a single family of instruments, the amorous flute (Il.ii) : The poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. . . . There is a similar musical economy in Shakespeare's treatment 1 Kittredge SP 880 and 943 ; NS...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - 2006 - 491 pages
...Thomas North, The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans) - lf Eli H <^Af*> (Plutarch, Lives) bus) ' The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For their own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold tissue...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - 2006 - 300 pages
...superimpose the massive and overpowering on the flowing and erotic: 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 pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue,...
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The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Mary Rosenberg - 2006 - 605 pages
...Enobarbus's own soft amazements): the poop was beaten gold! Purple the sails!— the royal color — and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes! For her own person — Enobarbus has earned an audience laugh here, by failing to find words enough,...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - 2007
...devised well for her. 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 description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth of gold, of...
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