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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 Poetical Sketch-book: Including a Third Edition of Australia

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1829 - 286 pages
...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...which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their »trokes. SHAKSFIARE. FLUTES in the sunny air! And harps in the porphyry halls ! And a low, deep hum,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...instrument of rowing; to row or impel by rowing: oary is having the form or use of an oar. The oar* were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke,...beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. Sfialts¡>eare. Antony and Cleopatra. His bold head Tiove the contentious waves he kept, and oarei...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfum'd, that The winds were love-sick with them: the oars...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description; she d:d lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'er-picturing that Venus, where we see, The...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, with Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...you: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne,4 Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold j I do return those talents, Doubled, with thanks, and...Catenby was it sent me ; The precedent3 was full as l ' Left I be thought too willing to forget benefits I must barely return him thank», and then I will...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...Cydmus. Agr. There she appeared indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were lore-sick with them : the oar* were silrer ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them : the oars were silver ; Which to the tune of (lutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat,...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...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1832 - 908 pages
...barge she sat In, like a bnrnlsh'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold Purple UN- J 1 C Z 3uPc hegsar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue,) O'crpictnriiiK...
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Comedy of errors. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius ...

1833
...portraits. I. CLEOPATRA arriving at Taurus. "... The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, BurnM 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'erpicturing that Venus, where we see The...
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Comedy of errors. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius ...

1831
...portraits. I. CLEOPATRA arriving at Taurus. "... The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'tl 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'erpicturing that Venus, where we see The...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 10

1834
...speaker, who immediately recommenced — " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on tho water — the poop was beaten gold : Purple the sails,...silver ; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, aud made The water, which thev beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person,...
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