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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 works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with additional notes - Page 259
by William Shakespeare - 1856
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...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...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 Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...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, and made...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 Survey, Volume 6

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 204 pages
...197-201): 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...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 art of acting: seni peran untuk teater, film dan TV

Eka D. Sitorus - Acting - 2002 - 259 pages
...gold; Purple the sails; and so parfumed that The winds were love-sick with them; the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made...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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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - English language - 2001 - 196 pages
...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...we see The fancy outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow...
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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - Religion - 2003 - 395 pages
...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...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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The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law

William M. Landes, Clifton R Musser Professor Emeritus of Law and Economics and Senior Lecturer William M Landes, Richard A. Posner, Senior Lecturer in Law Richard A Posner, Circuit Judge U S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer Richard A Posner - Law - 2003 - 442 pages
...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, and made...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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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 238 pages
...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...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. (2.2.201-8) The speech is a set-piece of proto-orientalist vision: the splendid,...
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Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - Performing Arts - 2003 - 242 pages
...meeting with Anthony in Shakespeare's play is perhaps the classic example: '... the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.' The words between 'stroke' and 'faster' require the speaker to push through the resistance of the line-break,...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - Performing Arts - 2014 - 203 pages
...gold; Purple the sales, 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...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With...
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