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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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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 388 pages
...comparison in order to sec how fine prose is aichemized into great poetry (sec Appendix A). Burned on the water; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that 200 The winds were lovesick with them; the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke,...
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Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language: A Concise Anthology

Robert J. Stainton - Philosophy - 2000 - 352 pages
...of and therefore isn'ta dream-dress. Henle provides a good example from Anthony and Cleopatra (2.2): The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne Burn'd on the water Here simile and metaphor interact strangely, but the metaphor would vanish if a literal conflagration...
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Shakespeare Stories II

Leon Garfield - Juvenile Fiction - 2000 - 288 pages
...Enobarbus smiled. "I will tell you," he said softly. "The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, burned on the water; the poop was beaten gold, purple the sails . . ." and as he conjured up the marvellous scene, his two listeners drew close, as Rome dissolved and Cleopatra...
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Rowing Against the Current: On Learning to Scull at Forty

Barry Strauss - Sports & Recreation - 2001 - 176 pages
...(Ezekiel 27:6) Now, here is Shakespeare's portrait of Cleopatra on her galley, seducing Mark Antony: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (Antony and Cleopatra, II, ii) The Romans enjoyed boat races and also mock naval battles. The emperor...
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Who's who in Shakespeare

Peter Quennell, Hamish Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 228 pages
.... In Shakespeare's hands this comparatively prosaic passage undergoes a miraculous transformation : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them . . . Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides, So many mermaids tended her i' th' eyes. And made their bends...
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Tony Harrison and the Holocaust

Antony Rowland - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 326 pages
...of the queen in Act II of Shakespeare's play: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. (II. ii. 195-98) Harrison rewrites Shakespeare's pun into the context of private grief: the ring is...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

H. Porter Abbott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 203 pages
...to describe Antony's first view of Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.9 This is not what anyone would call detached, objective reporting. Enobarbus draws on a diverse...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 6

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 204 pages
...people cold and to the famous description of Cleopatra's first meeting with Antony (n, ii, 197-201): Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes and here, as in the Edward HI passage, there is a lavish use of gold and silver.13 There remain to...
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

William Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan - Drama - 1998 - 1360 pages
...well for her. ENOBARBUS I will tell you. 200 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 205 The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...detailed recital of Cleopatra's river journey: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke (2.2.201-5) And yet as luscious as the sounds and pictures may be, even those images employed for their...
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