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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 Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ... - Page 381
by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - 1882 - 899 pages
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1839
...reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne,8 Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue)...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...a-wooing. THE EMBARKATION OF CLEOPATRA. BY TK HERVEV. 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. SH»KSPEAEE. FLUTES in the sunny air ! And harps in the porphyry halls ! And a low, deep hum — like...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 pages
...HYPERBOLE. CLEOPATRA UPON THE CYDNUS.— SHAKSPEARE. 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. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue,)...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : 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. For her own person, It beggared all description ; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,)...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cæser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you: Tho 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. For her own person, It beggared all description; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,)...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...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...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue)...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - 1841 - 405 pages
...correct in detail. KNOBAHBUS. — I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Buro'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue),...
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The art of needle-work, from the earliest ages [by E. Stone] ed. by the ...

Elizabeth Stone - 1841
...rigidly correct in detail. KNOBARBUS. — I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burtiish'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten...silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, aud made The water, which they heat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,...
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Cours de versions anglaises ou Recueil choisi d'anecdotes, traits ...

P. Sadler - 1841 - 251 pages
...CLEOPATRA SAILING DOWN THE CYDNUS TO MEET MARK ANTONY. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne Burnt on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...winds were love-sick with them : the oars were silver, AVhich to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made (1) To pledge , engager. (2) To champion , d&fier,...
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Jacob Faithful

Frederick Marryat - 1842 - 394 pages
...witnessed the theatrical airs of the speaker, vho immediately recommenced — "The barge she sat in, like aburnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water — the...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, Itbeggar'd all description." "Come, I'll be blowed but we've had enough of that,...
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