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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 New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 82

1848
...too closely upon dangerous and " holy ground." The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Beam'd on the water; the poop was beaten gold; Purple the...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggnr'd all description — she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold of tissue,}...
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Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles

William Shakespeare - 1848
...upon the river of Cydnus. 8 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...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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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

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...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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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...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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text ..., Part 50, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...Cidnus. Agr. There she appearM indeed; or my reporter devised well for her. Eno. 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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Lands of the Moslem: A Narrative of Oriental Travel

Howard Crosby - 1851 - 378 pages
...here Cleopatra captivated the heart of Antony. " 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." This place is probably the Tarshish to which Jonah attempted to flee ; but its crowning glory, in the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared, indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. 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 DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTARTED; EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

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...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 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...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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...(1670, trans. 1688), rev. A.). Krailsheimer (1966). 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. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, (1564-1616) British dramatist, poet. Enobarbus, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 2,...
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