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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... "
MONUMENTS OF EGYPT - Page 153
by FRANCIS L. HAWKS, D.D., LL.D. - 1850
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Short Studies on Great Subjects, Volume 2

James Anthony Froude - Literary Collections - 2004 - 608 pages
...for the portrait of the Potiphar's wife who tried the virtue of the son of Jacob : The barge she sate in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water : the poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and to perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them. . . . For her own person, It beggared all description...
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Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - Performing Arts - 2014 - 203 pages
...she sat in, like a burnish'd throne. Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten 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 The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

Thomas Stearns Eliot - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 270 pages
...describes Cleopatra as she was when floating on her ship down the Cydnus River to Antony (11. 192-206): The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned...winds were lovesick 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...
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Shakespeare and Republicanism

Andrew Hadfield, Professor of English Andrew Hadfield - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 363 pages
...age, punctuated by royal progresses (a form of display that her successor instinctively avoided) : The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned...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...
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Modernism: An Anthology

Lawrence Rainey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 1181 pages
...describes Cleopatra as she was when floating on her ship down the Cydnus River to Antony (1l. 192-206): The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned...winds were lovesick with them; the oars were silver, 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 Held up by standards wrought with fruited vines From which a golden Cupidon...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 280 pages
...modernized] In Antony and Cleopatra, this becomes: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple 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...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 pages
...prelude to Antony's first meeting with Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnish 'd throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple 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...
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History's Worst Decisions: And the People who Made Them

Stephen Weir - Decision-making - 2005 - 256 pages
...but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, burn'd on the water; the poop was beaten gold, purple 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...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 334 pages
...rather closely, has reduced the band to a single family of instruments, the amorous flute (Il.ii) : The poop was beaten gold ; Purple the sails, and so...winds were lovesick 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...
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 452 pages
...of Cydnus.' These off-hand images are a perfect low-level prelude to the great poetry that follows: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water . . . As I have argued tentatively for Lucio to Isabella, and with more confidence here, the ascent...
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