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" 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 which "they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It... "
Comedy of errors. Troilus and Cressida. Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius ...
1831
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 82

1848
...beggnr'd all description — she did lie In her pavilion (cloth of gold of tissue,} O'er picturing that Venus where we see The fancy out-work nature:...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse colour'«? fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...DESCRIPTION OF CLEOPATRA SAILING DOWN THE CYDNUS. THE barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the...Stood pretty, dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...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...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTARTED; EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

1851
...water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description ; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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Nile notes, by a traveller [G.W. Curtis].

George William Curtis - 1851
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse -colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool — And...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1851
...water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet, and ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...water, which they beat, to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description ; she did lie In her pavilion, (cloth...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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Nile Notes of a Howadji

George William Curtis - Egypt - 1851 - 320 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description : she did lie In her pavilion (cloth...each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupida, With diverse -colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1990 - 274 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion - cloth...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-coloured fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. And what...
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Myth, Emblem, and Music in Shakespeare's Cymbeline: An Iconographic ...

Peggy Muñoz Simonds - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 393 pages
...was well known to readers of Plutarch's Lives: The barge she sat in, like a burnish 'd throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-color'd fans, whose wind did seem To [glow] the delicate cheeks which they did cool. And what...
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