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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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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - English language - 2001 - 196 pages
...imperial seat to give audience.' ACT IV ITY 27 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra DOMITIUS 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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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - Religion - 2003 - 395 pages
...city. Shakespeare, borrowing from Plutarch's account of her visit, described the scene as follows: The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'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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Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 238 pages
...Bullough, Narrative and Dramatic Sources, v: 274): The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned 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 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
...here is the corresponding passage in Shakespeare: The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burnt 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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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - Drama - 2004 - 278 pages
...Cleopatra's barge: ENOBARBUS I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned 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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A History of Shakespeare on Screen: A Century of Film and Television

Kenneth S. Rothwell - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 380 pages
...the royal vessel of Queen EHzabeth, depicted on the Thames in Visscher's 1616 engraving of London: "The poop was beaten gold, / Purple the sails, and...winds were love-sick with them; the oars were silver" (2.2.192), and he also pays the greatest tribute of all to Cleopatra: "Age cannot wither her, nor custom...
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The Sources of Shakespeare's Plays

Kenneth Muir - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 330 pages
...play with the god Bacchus, for the generall good of all Asia. The barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burn'd on the water. The poop was beaten gold;...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
...appetites they feed, 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,...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 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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