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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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Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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...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...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1836
...throne,* Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winde 1 * Lest I be thought too willing to fbrue.t benefit*, I muat barely return him thanks, and then I...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838
...appeared indeed ; or my reporter devised well for her. /..'. I will tell you : The barge she 6at in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water :...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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

1838
...her court and person were always surrounded. ' The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burnt on the water: the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...strokes. For her own person, It beggard all description. At the helm, A seeming mermaid steers ; the silken tackle Swell with the touches of those flower-soft...
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Jacob Faithful

Frederick Marryat - 1838 - 407 pages
...The barge she sat in, like a burnish 'd throne, Burn'd on the water the poop was beaten gold j Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that The winds...For her own person, It beggar'd all description." " Come, I'll be blowed but we've had enough of that, so just shut your pan," said one of the women,...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that [silver; The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made...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), O'erpicturing that...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

1838
...and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them ; the oars were silver, Which to the time of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they...strokes. For her own person, It beggard all description. At the helm, A seeming mermaid steers ; the silken tackle Swell with the touches of those flower-soft...
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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...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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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...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 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...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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