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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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Archimedes and Franklin: A Lecture, Introductory to a Course on the ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1854 - 47 pages
...captive of the valiant but voluptuous Anthony : " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water ; the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...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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The works of Virgil, closely rendered into Engl. rhythm and ..., Volume 1

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1855
...thinking of Shakspeare's infinitely beautiful description of Cleopatra's first visit to Antony : " The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made Within her chamber dallying, at the gates The princes of the Poeni wait, and, badged The water, which...
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Shakspere's Werke, herausg. und erklärt von N. Delius. [With ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1855
...up his heart, npon the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared 43 indeed , or my reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you. The barge she...and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them:4* the oars were silver; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 576 pages
...: Your mariners are muleteers, reapers, people lugross'd by swift impress. *. Antony and Cleopatra. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were love-siek with them : the oars were silver, Whieh to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water,...
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The philosophy of William Shakespeare delineating in seven hundred and fifty ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...my heart and me Hold thee, from this, for ever. KINO LEAR, A. 1, S. 1. THE UNION OF NATURE AND ART. THE barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and sad? As amorous of their strokes. For her own It beggar' d all description : she did lie In her pavilion,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6; Volume 70

William Shakespeare - 1857
...pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you. The barge she...so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them ; (37) the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they...
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Merry's Museum and Parley's Magazine, Volumes 33-34

1857
...to Antony, is thus portrayed by Shakspeare : " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water; the poop was beaten gold; Purple the...were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke. " For her own person, It beggared all description : She did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 110

John Murray - 1861 - 316 pages
...adheres to his author : — ENOBABBCS. ; ' The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, . Bnrn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and mode The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 17

Chambers's journal - 1862
...poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with 'em : the oars were silver ; , Which to the tune of flutes...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. Amongst ourselves, the term galley-fuat was used in a similar sense, the suffix coming from the AngloSaxon...
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The Poems of Thomas Kibble Hervey

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1866 - 437 pages
...OF THE EGYPTIAN QUEEN EMBARKING ON THE CYDNUS. 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. LUTES in the sunny air! SHAKESPEARE. And harps in the porphyry halls! And a low, deep hum, —like...
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