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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 William Shakespeare - Page 34
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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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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Waraga, Or, The Charms of the Nile

William Furniss - 1850 - 456 pages
...that bounding Nile, we saw the queen, and " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Barn'd on the water ; the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...winds were love-sick with them ; the oars were silver ;" 182 CLEOPATRA THE ASP. until the soul acquiesced in the poet's sentiment, that " For her person,...
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The Monuments of Egypt: Or, Egypt a Witness for the Bible...

Francis Lister Hawks - 1850 - 418 pages
...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 CLEOPATKA. Alexandria, whether it be Greek, Roman, Christian or Patriarchal, Saracenic,...
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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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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, System of universal knowledge, Volume 18

Encyclopaedia - 1852
...poet Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, The water which they beat, to follow faster, It beggared...
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The plays of Shakspere, carefully revised [by J.O.] with ..., Part 167, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1853
...devised well for her. ¿"no. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned His contemplation were above the earth, And fixed...thinkings are below the moon, not worth His serious Cuter, amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...England's friend and fast ally. Halleck. BAEGE. THE barge she sat in, like a burnished throne. Burned on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the...love-sick with them: the oars were silver, Which to the time of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of the...
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The Heroines of History

Mrs. Octavius Freire Owen - 1854 - 386 pages
...scene by the hand of our greatest poet : " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the....made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amoroua of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion...
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The library of biblical literature, Volumes 1-3

1854
...devised well for her. Eno. I -will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a hurnished throne, Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made * WH Bartlett's " Footsteps of our Lord," &c., p. 84 + " life and Letters of St. Paul," by Conybeare...
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