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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 plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with a selection of engr ... - Page 880
by William Shakespeare - 1853
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...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 gold ; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster. As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1804
...reporter devis'd 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 gold; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 12

William Shakespeare - 1806
...devis'd 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 gold; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...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 the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 5

John Dryden - 1808
...the noted descriptions of the voyage of Cleopatra down the Cydnus. It is thus given in Shakespeare : The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned...stroke, and made The water which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their .strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie...
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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...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1811
...devised well forjier. Ent>, I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne,8 Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, Itbeggar'd all description : she did lie In...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1818
...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 gold ; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne,s Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

1824
...serpent of old Nile sailing down the Cydnus to make captive of the valiant but voluptuous Anthony : "The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned...silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke." * While this Lecture is going through the press, the telegraph informs us that the Great Republic nas...
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