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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... "
The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely New ... - Page 40
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Business & Economics - 1999 - 232 pages
...Plutarch of Chaeronea) And here is Shakespeare: 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'erpicturing that...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 408 pages
...and Cleopatra 1.5.28-32, CLEOPATRA TO CHARMIAN 2 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'erpicturing that...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 139 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...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. She did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, 209 O'erpicturing that...
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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 pages
...and Cleopatra 1.5.28-32, CLEOPATRA TO CHARMIAN 2 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'erpicturing that...
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The Prince of Princes: The Life of Potemkin

Sebag Montefiore - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 634 pages
...the Empress embarked on her galley in the most luxurious fleet ever seen on a great river. CLEOPATRA The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description . . . William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra At midday on 1.2. April 1787, Catherine, Potemkin and...
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The Chinese Garden

Rosemary Manning - Fiction - 2000 - 189 pages
...which opened off one end of it. 'The barge she sat in,' began Chief, 'I wonder if I can remember it ... "The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description ..." ' Her senses held by the poetry, Rachel's truant mind played with the tempting hope that she would...
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola - Drama - 2000 - 186 pages
...writers. Witness Enobarbus' description of Cleopatra: 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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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, David Scott Kastan, Marina Kastan - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 48 pages
...dazzles his Roman listeners with his account. 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 Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 388 pages
...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,...faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, lt beggared all description: she did lie 205 ln her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — O'er-picturing...
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Shakespeare on Love and Friendship

Allan Bloom - Drama - 2000 - 159 pages
...the sculptor.5 Enobarbus describes the arrival of the barge and the stunning effect of its movement: the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (II. ii. 194-197) And then we impatiently await description of Cleopatra herself, but are both delighted...
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