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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,... "
King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts - Page 3
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 pages
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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - 2003 - 429 pages
...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...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth-of-gold of tissue O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature: on...
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The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law

William M. Landes, Clifton R Musser Professor Emeritus of Law and Economics and Senior Lecturer William M Landes, Richard A. Posner, Senior Lecturer in Law Richard A Posner - 2003 - 460 pages
...beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. The oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth-of-gold of tissue O'erpicturing...
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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - 2003 - 274 pages
...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...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. (2.2.201-8) The speech is a set-piece of proto-orientalist vision: the splendid,...
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Time and Place

Alan Sheridan - 2003 - 504 pages
.... . . For her own person, It beggar 'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue, O'er-picturing that Venus where we see...dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour 'd fans . . . Not content with allowing Lyn Harding to evoke the scene, Tree could not resist the challenge...
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Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - 2003 - 260 pages
...first meeting with Anthony in Shakespeare's play is perhaps the classic example: '... the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.' The words between 'stroke' and 'faster' require the speaker to push through the resistance of the line-break,...
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Shakespeare's Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters

Frederick Kiefer - 2003 - 378 pages
...description of Cleopatra, spoken by the gruff soldier Enobarbus, is similarly lacking in specificity: she did lie In her pavilion - cloth of gold, of tissue...that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (2.2.198-201) If Shakespeare's knowledge of ancient representations is unclear, we can nevertheless...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - 2014 - 203 pages
...beaten gold; Purple the sales, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth-of-gold of tissue on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With...
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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - 2004 - 292 pages
...recollected in the peculiar enchanted and erotic harmony of sea and oars in Shakespeare: 'the oars were silver, / Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke,...beat to follow faster, / As amorous of their strokes' (2.2.204-7). The complete series of intermedi, in fact, anticipate and elaborate Shakespeare in celebrating...
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Shakespeare on the German Stage: Volume 1, 1586-1914, Volume 1

Simon Williams - 2004 - 264 pages
...the queen. Shakespeare wrote she did lie In her pavilion, - cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'er picturing that Venus where we see The fancy out-work nature;...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 pages
...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...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-color'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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