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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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Shakespeare and Republicanism

Andrew Hadfield, Professor of English Andrew Hadfield - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 363 pages
...display that her successor instinctively avoided) : 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 Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 270 pages
...down the Cydnus River to Antony (11. 192-206): 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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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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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 pages
...Thomas North, The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans) - lf Eli H <^Af*> (Plutarch, Lives) bus) ' 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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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 300 pages
...superimpose the massive and overpowering on the flowing and erotic: 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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Center Or Margin: Revisions of the English Renaissance in Honor of Leeds Barroll

John Leeds Barroll - Literary Collections - 2006 - 318 pages
...Antony is described as "barber'd ten times o'er": The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burned on the water; the poop was beaten gold; Purple the...perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them. . Upon her landing, Antony sent to her; Invited her to supper. She replied It should be better he became...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - Literary Criticism - 2007
...devised well for her. 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 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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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...here describing Cleopatra's meeting with Antony: 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 strokes, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous...
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If I Never Get Back: A Novel

Darryl Brock - Fiction - 2007 - 424 pages
...on the river, Hurley recited sarcastically: "The barge she sat in, like a burnish' d throne, Burnt on the water. The poop was beaten gold, Purple the...perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them. ..." Then he pretended to choke, gagging and clutching at his mouth. Champion was not amused. "What's...
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Shakespeare and Music: Afterlives and Borrowings

Julie Sanders - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 232 pages
...jazz-music-influenced The Waste Land: I will tell you. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne Burned on the water. The poop was beaten gold; Purple the...perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them. (Antony and Cleopatra, n.ii. 197-201) In its renamed form, however, the opening number of the suite...
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