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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... "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Page 155
by John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 360 pages
...against tempests is the description of Cleopatra in her barge at Cydnus: Enobarbus. I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion— doth-of-gold of tissue — O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The...
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Gendered spaces: Wandel des "Weiblichen" im englischen Diskurs der frühen ...

Martina Mittag - 2002 - 260 pages
...Monolog des Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, UU 1 94-245 : The barge she sat in, like a bumish'd throne,/ Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten...amorous of their strokes. For her own person,/ It bcggar'd all description: she did lie/ In her pavilion - cloth-of-gold of tissue — / O'er-picturing...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...the queen called Gloriana by the Elizabethans: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...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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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley W. Wells - 2003 - 442 pages
...much of North's phraseology remains in lines that nevertheless achieve complete poetic independence: The poop was beaten gold: Purple the sails, and so...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'er-picturing that...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

H. Porter Abbott - 2002 - 203 pages
...to describe Antony's first view of Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.9 This is not what anyone would call detached, objective reporting. Enobarbus draws on a diverse...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 6

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 204 pages
...people cold and to the famous description of Cleopatra's first meeting with Antony (n, ii, 197-201): Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes and here, as in the Edward HI passage, there is a lavish use of gold and silver.13 There remain to...
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The art of acting: seni peran untuk teater, film dan TV

Eka D. Sitorus - 2002 - 259 pages
...a burnish'd throne Burn'd on the water, the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails; and so parfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (Perahu yang ditumpanginya, seperti tahta terpoles Membara di atas air, dengan dek disepuh emas; Layarnya...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - 2002 - 274 pages
...detailed recital of Cleopatra's river journey: 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 (2.2.201-5) And yet as luscious as the sounds and pictures may be, even those images employed for their...
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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - 2001 - 196 pages
...give audience.' ACT IV ITY 27 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra DOMITIUS ENOBARBUS I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne Burn'd...strokes. 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 The fancy...
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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - 2003 - 395 pages
...city. Shakespeare, borrowing from Plutarch's account of her visit, described the scene as follows: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. 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...
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