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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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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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The Laws of Race: As Connected with Slavery

Sidney George Fisher - African Americans - 2003 - 70 pages
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Time and Place

Alan Sheridan - Actors - 2003 - 488 pages
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Beacon Lights of History, Volume 3

John Lord - History - 2004 - 180 pages
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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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The Western Shores of Turkey: Discovering the Aegean and Mediterranean Coasts

John Freely - History - 2004 - 405 pages
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Caesar And Cleopatra: Antony And Cleopatra

Bernard Shaw - Drama - 2004 - 256 pages
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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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Selected Journalism

Oscar Wilde - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 213 pages
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