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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 Art of Weaving, by Hand and by Power: With an Introductory Account of ...

Clinton G. Gilroy - 1844 - 574 pages
...in his description of Cleopatra's voyage down the Cnydus : " 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 beggared all description ; she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold of tissue)...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

1850
...EGYPTIAN UVEF.X EMBAHKINO ON THE CYDNUS.) " ' 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.' — SHAKSPBABB. " Flutes in the sunny air ! And harps in the porphyry halls! And a low, deep hum, —...
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The oriental rambler, or, The papers of Polyphilus

Polyphilus (pseud.) - 1844
...down the Cydnus. The barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne Burn'd on the water : the poop n as beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It begjjar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue),...
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Lights and Shadows of African History, Volume 10

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 336 pages
...Shakspeare, closely copied from the draft of Plutarch. " The barge she sat in like a burnished throne Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke." " For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of...
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The Art of Weaving by Hand and Power

Clinton G. Gilroy - 1845 - 538 pages
...in his description of Cleopatra's voyage down the Cnydus : "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 beggared all description ; she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold of tissue)...
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Travels in Europe and the East ...: In the Years 1834, '35, '36, '37, '38 ...

Valentine Mott - 1845 - 452 pages
...like a magic scene of enchantment in the sun and on the waves. " The barge he sat in, like a bumish'd throne Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold...made The water which they beat to follow faster." Three or four of his favourites accompanied him. The other barges contained the rest of his court....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 5

1845
...ii. p. 4U8. FROM SHAKSPEARE'S ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. See Plate. THE barge she sat in, like a burnisb'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten...made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, Aa amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 5

1845
...(he Rev. Chas. Forster, BD vol. ii. p. 4U8. 278 PROM SHAKSPEARE'S ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. See Plate. THE barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...that The winds were lovesick with them : the oars Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As...
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The Queen's Lieges, Volumes 1-2

Queen - 1846
...become ,to her poor Sanchiza !" CHAPTER III. " 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." ON wears the day — and the crowds that hurry through Lisbon's narrow streets press rapidly forward,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - 1847
...or my reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish 'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten...made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, 4 be square to her.] \. e. if report quadrates with her, or suits with her merits. VOL. VII. K As amorous...
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