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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 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...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 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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Shakspearian Readings: Selected and Adapted for Young Persons and Others

William Shakespeare, Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1839 - 453 pages
...There she appear'd indeed : or my reporter Deris'd with skill poetical. [Enobarbus.] I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that [silver, The winds were love-sick with them: the' oars were Which, to the sound of flutes kept stroke,...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...the current, flies Each bound it chafes, f 27— i. 1. * Such is the general character of musie. 130 The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beaten gold ; 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,...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...Cydnus. 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...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 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...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold, of tissue), O'erpictnring that Venus, where we see The...
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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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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1842
...Cydnus. 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...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 Works of William Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ...

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1843
...Cydnus. Ayr. 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...faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, v It beggar'd all description : she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth of gold, of tissue) O'er-picturing...
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