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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 Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Mary Rosenberg - Drama - 2006 - 605 pages
...amazements): the poop was beaten gold! Purple the sails!— the royal color — and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them! the oars were silver!...faster, As amorous of their strokes! For her own person — Enobarbus has earned an audience laugh here, by failing to find words enough, and letting his audience...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 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...to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For their own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold tissue...
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Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A ...

Georg Luck - History - 2006 - 544 pages
...burnish'd throne sat 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,...beat to follow faster, as amorous of their strokes. . . Many achievements of ancient technology border on the magical, especially if their secret was well...
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T S Eliot: 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' and 'The Waste Land'

C J Ackerley - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 97 pages
...burnish' d throne, Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the sail, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars were...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, O'erpicturing that...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2007
...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'er-picturing that...
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Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's ...

Robert A. Logan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 251 pages
...sensory, auditory, and rhythmic effects — Cleopatra's trip down the Cydnus to meet Antony: . . . the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. (Ant., II, ii, 204-7) Both passages contain oars and use the pathetic fallacy to suggest the harmony...
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The Seduction of the Crimson Rose

Lauren Willig - Fiction - 2008 - 385 pages
...The winds were love-sic^ with them; the oars were silver, Which io the tune of flutes \ept strokf, and made The water which they beat to follow faster,...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar' d all description. . . . — William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, II, ii Mary lounged...
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