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" But who is this, what thing of sea or land ? Female of sex it seems, That, so bedecked, ornate, and gay, Comes this way, sailing Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound for the isles Of Javan or Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled,... "
The Birds of Aristophanes - Page 193
by Aristophanes - 1849 - 228 pages
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The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English essays - 1917 - 500 pages
...this, what thing of sea or land ? Female of sex it seems, That so bedeck'd, ornate, and gay, (Domes this way sailing Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound...Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails fill'd, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play ; An amber-scent of odorous...
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A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music

Henry Edward Krehbiel - Operas - 1917 - 345 pages
...: — But who is this ? What thing of sea or land — Female of sex it seems — That, so bedeck'd, ornate and gay Comes this way sailing Like a stately...Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails fill'd and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play ; An amber scent of odorous...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1892 - 618 pages
...turn His labours, for thou canst, to peaceful end. But who is this? what thing of sea or land — 710 Female of sex it seems — That, so bedecked, ornate,...all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play; An amber scent of odorous perfume...
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Restoration Comedy, 1660-1720

Bonamy Dobrée - Comedies of manners, English - 1924 - 182 pages
...Congreve into the language of comedy. The first is from Samson and is of Dalila : That so bedeckt, ornate and gay, Comes this way, sailing Like a stately...Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails fill'd, and streamers waving. . . . It is in the grand manner ; for the purpose of our writers of comedy...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...bottoms through the furrowed sea, Breasting the lofty surge. King Henry r".. Act Hi. Chorus. SHAKESPEARE, Sailing Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound for the...all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play, An amber scent of odorous perfume...
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Programme, Volumes 1913-1914

Boston Symphony Orchestra - 1913
...That so bedeck'd, ornate and gay, Comes this way sailing Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound for th' isles Of Javan or Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim. Sails fill'd, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play. An amber scent of odorous...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...already ! Behold him in this state calamitous, and turn His labours, for thou canst, to peaceful end. But who is this? what thing of sea or land — Female...all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play; An amber scent of odorous perfume...
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Summoning: Ideas of the Covenant and Interpretive Theory

Ellen Spolsky - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 272 pages
...strange power" (1003). She is not merely beautiful, she is something like the principle of beauty itself: Like a stately ship Of Tarsus, bound for the isles...all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play. This description of Dalila's first...
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The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: On the Constitution of the ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...ver. 8. t " But who is this, what thing of sea or land ? Female of sex it seems, That so bedeck'd, ornate, and gay, Comes this way sailing Like a stately...Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails fill'd, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them An amber-scent of odorous perfume...
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