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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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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon, Volume 21

Belgravia - 1866 - 2 pages
...£20,000 : the King knighted'him ; and in the next century his posterity were peers. Sic ititr ad astnt. Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. . . '. From the barge A strange invisible perfume hits the Eense Of the adjacent wharfs.' ' She ' must...
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Adresses and Speeches

Robert C. Winthrop - 1867
...of the valiant but voluptuous Antony : " 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." * Athenseus Deipnos. Book V. t This splendid ship was burned to the water's edge, at New York, soon...
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Rome and Venice: With Other Wanderings in Italy, in 1866-7

George Augustus Sala - 1869 - 477 pages
...up the good old passage in Antony and Cleopatra and read : " The barge he 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." You will see that I have taken the liberty of substituting " he" for " she ;" and indeed I cannot,...
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Under Egyptian Palms: Or, Three Bachelors' Journeyings on the Nile

Howard Hopley - 1869 - 308 pages
...have been but a glorified dahabeeyah : " 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." Very different, however, was the boat we now finally lighted on and chose. In these sterner days we...
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The sailing boat: a description of English and foreign boats

Henry Coleman Folkard - 1870
...in a similar manner to those of the Chinese fast-boats, already described. CHINESE FLOWER BOATS. ' The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.' SHAKSPEAHK. The Chinese flower boats, although the greatest ornaments to be seen on the rivers of that...
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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - 1870 - 372 pages
...SHAKSPEABE'S Antony and Cleopatra, Act II., Scene 2. 1 . 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, AB amorou8 of their strokes. 2. For her own person It beggar'd all description : she did lie In...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, WITH NOTES, ORIGINAL AND ...

SAMUEL WELLER SINGER - 1871
...: The barge she sat'in, like a burnish'd throne,* Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold j Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds...made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, 1 ' Lest I be thought too willing to forget benefits, I must barely return him thanks, and then I will...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - 1872 - 372 pages
...SHAKBPEARE'S Antony and Cleopatra, Act IL, Scene 2. 1 . 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. 2. For her own person It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold,...
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The Sea-kings of the Mediterranean

George Fyler Townsend - 1872 - 281 pages
...Egypt, upon the Cydnus, " when first she saw Marc Antony " " The barge slie sat in, like a burnished throne Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold...oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept time." * There were other vessels of war in use at this period of a smaller bnild ; these were named...
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Belgravia, Volume 21

1873
...century his posterity were peers. Sic itur <ul attra. Purple the Bails, and so perfumed that The winda were love-sick with them : the oars were silver ;...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. From the barge A strange invisible perfume hits the sense Of the adjacent wharfs.' ' She ' must stand...
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