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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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...like snow in the glance of the Lord! CLEOPATRA. THE barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water: the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...the oars were silver: Which to the tune of flutes kepi stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1874
...Cydnus. Agr. There she appeared indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. . _ Eno. I will tell yon. y eye, And the rank poison of the 7 ½ P 엏 "> 1874 Bickers"- love -sick with them; the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1875
...devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne85, Burnt on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made 23 ie if report quadrates, or suits with her merits. 24 Enobarbus is made to say that Cleopatra gained...
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The Land of the Pharaohs: Egypt and Sinai: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil

Samuel Manning - 1875 - 215 pages
...barge may have been but a gorgeous dahabieh : ' 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.' " Dahabiehs run up the river without stopping, except when becalmed or to lie-to for the night. Places...
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Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin

Woman's State Centennial Executive Committee, Wis - 1876 - 223 pages
...state of Cleopatra, when " ' The barge she sat in, like a golden throne, Burned on the water, the stern was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed,...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. ' " Forever, then, bloom the Mayflower! having a fit emblem in its namesake, the earliest blossom of...
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Washington, Bowdoin, and Franklin: As Portrayed in Occasional Addresses

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1876 - 186 pages
...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." * Athenaras Deipnos. Book V. t This splendid ship was burned to the water's edge, at New York, soon...
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The apostle of the gentiles: a handbook on the life of st. Paul

B. P. Pask - 1877 - 381 pages
...modern description by our own poet : — ' ' 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 j Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, Volumes 12-13

William Shakespeare - 1878
...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...that The winds were love-sick with them : the oars wero silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat, to follow...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - 1878 - 515 pages
...needs find out new heaven, new earth."1 The rich and poetical description of her person beginning— " The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them " — seems to prepare the way for, and almost to justify the subsequent infatuation of Antony when...
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The Lands of scripture: comprising Those holy fields; The land of the ...

Samuel Manning - 1879
...barge may have been but a gorgeous dahabieh : ' 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."' Dahabiehs run up the river without stopping, except when becalmed or to lie-to for the night. Places...
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