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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 ...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold Press divers-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. And what...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - Fiction - 1993 - 141 pages
...strokes. For her own person, 200 It beggared all description. She did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue, O'er-picturing that Venus where we see...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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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 45

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 224 pages
...Enobarbus' oft-quoted speech that the key to the paradoxical appeal of Cleopatra and her world is conveyed: On each side her 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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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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Antony and Cleopatra: Third Series

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 331 pages
...description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see 210 The fancy outwork nature. On each side her 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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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...of glorious language, this homage is still astonishing. Then Enobarbus moves to Cleopatra herself: For her own person. It beggar'd all description: she...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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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 218 pages
...forthe god Cupide, with litle fannes in their hands, with the which they fanned wind upon her . . .2 For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 384 pages
...pavilion - cloth of gold, of tissue O'er-picmring that Venus where we see The fancy outwork namre. On each side her 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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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong - Drama - 1999 - 396 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The...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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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Business & Economics - 1999 - 232 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
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