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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... "
Pearls of Shakspeare, a collection of the most brilliant passages found in ... - Page 92
by William Shakespeare - 1860
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MONUMENTS OF EGYPT

FRANCIS L. HAWKS, D.D., LL.D. - 1850
...picture of the past, when Cleopatra ruled, and " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...winds were lovesick with them ; the oars were silver." ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Alexandria, whether it be Greek, Roman, Christian or Patriarchal, Saracenic,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...her. Eno. When she first met Mark Antony, she pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the...The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were Eno. I will tell you: silver; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...There she appeared indeed; or my reporter devised well for her. 720. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the...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...
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Travels in Europe, Asia Minor and Arabia

John Griffiths (M. D.) - Mediterranean Sea - 1805 - 396 pages
...love-sick with 'em ; th' oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The waters which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their...own person, It beggar'd all description — She did lye In her pavilion, cloth of gold, of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus, where we see1 The fancy outwork...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...CLEOPATRA'S sailing down the CYDNUS. (SHAKESPEARE.) THE barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burnt on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them : th' oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfum'd, .q}zIZp ^: D a\E " * ,JRgm+ѵ. 0- u K޳ 5 2OE FQ V$ 럒{ ,: Qu Ĝ sey + Ega ( ԧ5 (_s 0 mad The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...winds were love-sick with them : the oar were silver ; Which to the tune of ilutes kept stroke, and mac The water, which they 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) O'er-picturing that...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 5

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...the Cydnus. It is thus given in Shakespeare : The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water : The poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...amorous of their .strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue), O'cr-picturing I...
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King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts

William Shakespeare - Aging parents - 1808 - 78 pages
...Dcvis'd well for her. Thyr. I will tell you, sir. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...that The winds were love-sick with them: the oars wer* silver; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1809
...and that, when she landed, he sent to her to invite her to supper. M. Mason. Burn'd on the water:s the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so...flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they heat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description...
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