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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 QUARTERLY REVIEW - Page 467
by JOHN MURRAY - 1861
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Characters of Shakespear's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1817 - 352 pages
...poetical description of her person, beginning— " The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...and so perfumed, that The winds were love-sick"— seems to prepare the way for, and almost to justify the subsequent infatuation of Antony when in the...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...Cleopatra on shipboard, appears to me exceptionable : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water: the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfum'd, that The winds were love-sick with them. Antony and Cleopatra, Act n. Sc. 2. The winds in...
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Characters of Shakspeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Women in literature - 1818 - 323 pages
...poetical description of her person, beginning — " The barge she sat in, like a bnrnnh'd throne, Burnt on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the...sails, and so perfumed, that The winds were lovesick" — seems to prepare the way for, and almost to justify, the subsequent infatuation of 'Antony when...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1821
...STEEVENS. 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 on the water 8: the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that negligence and inattention in...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...her. ENO. I will tell you : The barge she sat in 7, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water 8 : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed, that negligence and inattention in Shakspeare. Enobarbus is made to say that Cleopatra gained Antony's heart...
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Mémoires ... qui ont remporté le prix et les accessit de la Société ...

Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique - 1822
...Antonio et Cleopatra, act. II, se. IL « The barge she sat in, like a burnish M throne, •> Burnt 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 were silver, •' Which to the tone...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...The winds were love-sick with them : the oare wer« silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept time, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. • At the helm A seeming mermaid steer'd : the silken tackles Swell'd with the touches of those flower-soft...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Boston - 1824
...captive of the valiant but voluptuous Anthony : "The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water ; the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke." * While this Lecture is going through the press, the telegraph informs us that the Great Republic nas...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 8

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...she came from Egypt. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water : the stern was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfumed,...oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept time, and made The water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...christendom ! So I were out of prison, and kept sheep, I should be merry as the day is long. SHIP. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so perfum'd, that The winds were love-sick with them : the oars were silver, Suppose, that you have seen,...
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