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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... "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Page 155
by John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
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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 Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared 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...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1804
...Cydnus. Agr. There she appear'd indeed; or my reporter devis'd well for her. Eno. I will tell you: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) ,7 O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...well for 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...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
...Cydnus. Agr. 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...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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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 12

William Shakespeare - 1806
...Cydnus. Agr. There she appear'd indeed; or my reporter devis'd well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) VOL. XII. £ i7 O'er-picturing that Venus,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them : th' oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'cl all description ; she did lie In her pavilion, cloth of gold, of tissue, O'er picturing that...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...heart, upon the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold ; Purple...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808
...Devis'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...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue), O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see The...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 5

John Dryden - 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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