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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 of William Shakspeare: Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ... - Page 119
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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Alexandria: City of the Western Mind

Theodore Vrettos - History - 2010 - 272 pages
...Plutarch, colorfully described the occasion: The barge she sat in like a burnish'd throne, Burn'don the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails,...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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Tony Harrison and the Holocaust

Antony Rowland - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 326 pages
...of the queen in Act II of Shakespeare's play: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. (II. ii. 195-98) Harrison rewrites Shakespeare's pun into the context of private grief: the ring is...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...visionary unit. First there is Enobarbus* description of Cleopatra's meeting with Antony: Enobarbus. I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd...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 Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...contrast to set against tempests is the description of Cleopatra in her barge at Cydnus: Enobarbus. I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd...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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Gendered spaces: Wandel des "Weiblichen" im englischen Diskurs der frühen ...

Martina Mittag - English literature - 2002 - 260 pages
...Monolog des Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, UU 1 94-245 : The barge she sat in, like a bumish'd throne,/ Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten...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...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

H. Porter Abbott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 203 pages
...to describe Antony's first view of Cleopatra: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...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 Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...Enobarbus's description of the Nile-borne 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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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 283 pages
...the queen called Gloriana by the Elizabethans: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...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 art of acting: seni peran untuk teater, film dan TV

Eka D. Sitorus - Acting - 2002 - 259 pages
...Cleopatra ketika berlayar di sungai Nil dalam naskah Anthony dan Cleopatra karya William Shakespeare: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne Burn'd...the poop was beaten 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...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley Wells, Professor of Shakespeare Studies Stanley Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 442 pages
...much of North's phraseology remains in lines that nevertheless achieve complete poetic independence: The poop was beaten gold: Purple the sails, and so...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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