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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 Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law

Clifton R Musser Professor Emeritus of Law and Economics and Senior Lecturer William M Landes, William M. LANDES, Richard A. Posner, Circuit Judge U S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer Richard A Posner - 2003 - 442 pages
...here is the corresponding passage in Shakespeare: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burnt 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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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - 2003 - 238 pages
...Bullough, Narrative and Dramatic Sources, v: 274): 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. (2.2.201-8) The speech is a set-piece of proto-orientalist vision: the splendid,...
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The Shakespeare Oracle: Let the Bard to Predict Your Future

...CLEOPATRA. Hie barjIc she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn W on the water: the poop was beaten fjoid; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which thev beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It bejigared all deseription:...
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Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - 2003 - 242 pages
...taking her to her first meeting with Anthony in Shakespeare's play is perhaps the classic example: '... the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes...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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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - 2014 - 203 pages
...she sat in, like a burnish'd throne. Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sales, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth-of-gold of tissue on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys,...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare, Tony Farrell - 2004 - 208 pages
...cropped bore fruit ENOBARBUS I will tell you. 185 The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made 190 The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It...
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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - 2004 - 278 pages
...the sea is recollected in the peculiar enchanted and erotic harmony of sea and oars in Shakespeare: 'the oars were silver, / Which to the tune of flutes...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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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 319 pages
...play with the god Bacchus, for the generall good of all Asia. The barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten gold;...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description. She did lie In her pavillion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The fancy...
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History's Worst Decisions: And the People who Made Them

Stephen Weir - 2005 - 256 pages
...appetites they feed, but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, burn'd on the water; the poop was beaten gold,...strokes. For her own person, it beggar'd all description. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra MARC ANTONY Isn't it odd that Cleopatra, the last of the Ptolemies,...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 pages
...modernized] In Antony and Cleopatra, this becomes: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...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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