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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 231
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...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...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature: on...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. The oars were silver,...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...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley Wells, Professor of Shakespeare Studies Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 442 pages
...achieve complete poetic independence: The poop was beaten gold: Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them. The oars were...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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Gendered spaces: Wandel des "Weiblichen" im englischen Diskurs der frühen ...

Martina Mittag - English literature - 2002 - 260 pages
...bumish'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...amorous of their strokes. For her own person,/ It bcggar'd all description: she did lie/ In her pavilion - cloth-of-gold of tissue — / O'er-picturing...
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The art of acting: seni peran untuk teater, film dan TV

Eka D. Sitorus - Acting - 2002 - 259 pages
...burnish'd throne Burn'd on the water, the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails; and so parfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars were...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (Perahu yang ditumpanginya, seperti tahta terpoles Membara di atas air, dengan dek disepuh emas; Layarnya...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 6

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 204 pages
...description of Cleopatra's first meeting with Antony (n, ii, 197-201): Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars 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 Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

H. Porter Abbott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 203 pages
...burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. The oars were silver,...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 23

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 212 pages
...throne, / Burn'd on the water' (II, ii, 199-200). The text continues with an explicit reference to Venus: For her own person It beggar'd all description: she...did lie In her pavilion — cloth of gold, of tissue — O'er picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (lines 205-9) Plutarch, from whom...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. The oars 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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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - English language - 2001 - 196 pages
...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...gold, of tissue O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd...
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