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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 Poetical Sketch-book: Including a Third Edition of Australia - Page 140
by Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1829 - 286 pages
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1709
...water; the Poop was beaten Gold, Purple the Sails, and fo perfumed, that The Winds wtre Love-fick. With them the Oars were Silver, Which to the tune of Flutes kept ftroke, and mad* The water which they bear, to follow fafter, As amorous of their ftrokes. For her...
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MONUMENTS OF EGYPT

FRANCIS L. HAWKS, D.D., LL.D. - 1850
...picture of the past, when Cleopatra ruled, and " The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails,...winds were lovesick with them ; the oars were silver." ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Alexandria, whether it be Greek, Roman, Christian or Patriarchal, Saracenic,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1803
...devised well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...beat, to follow faster. 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,)...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1804
...devis'd well for her. Eno. I will tell you: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails,...beat, to follow faster, 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,)...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...pursed up his heart, upon the river of Cydnus. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails,...The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were Eno. I will tell you: silver; Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...devised well for her. 720. I will tell you : 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...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...of one body upon another. The oar's were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroie, and macle The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. Sbakspeare. His white-man'd steeds, that bow'd beneath the yoke, lie dicir'd to coixigc v.'itli a gentle...
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Travels in Europe, Asia Minor and Arabia

John Griffiths (M. D.) - Mediterranean Sea - 1805 - 396 pages
...following account of it : — " The Cydnus * 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 'em ; th' oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 12

William Shakespeare - 1806
...devis'd well for her. Eno. I will tell you : The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails,...beat, to follow faster, 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,)...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...CLEOPATRA'S sailing down the CYDNUS. (SHAKESPEARE.) THE barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burnt on the water ; the poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails,...perfumed, that The winds were love-sick with them : th' oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water, which they beat,...
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