Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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,... "
King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts - Page 3
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 pages
Full view - About this book

A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - Religion - 2003 - 395 pages
...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...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — O'er-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature: on...
Limited preview - About this book

The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law

Clifton R Musser Professor Emeritus of Law and Economics and Senior Lecturer William M Landes, William M. LANDES, Richard A. Posner, Circuit Judge U S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer Richard A Posner - Law - 2003 - 442 pages
...beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them. The oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — O'erpicturing...
Limited preview - About this book

Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626

Richmond Barbour - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 238 pages
...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...As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. (2.2.201-8) The speech is a set-piece of proto-orientalist vision: the splendid,...
Limited preview - About this book

Time and Place

Alan Sheridan - Actors - 2003 - 488 pages
.... . . For her own person, It beggar 'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue, O'er-picturing that Venus where we see...dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour 'd fans . . . Not content with allowing Lyn Harding to evoke the scene, Tree could not resist the challenge...
Limited preview - About this book

Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - Performing Arts - 2003 - 242 pages
...first meeting with Anthony in Shakespeare's play is perhaps the classic example: '... the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.' The words between 'stroke' and 'faster' require the speaker to push through the resistance of the line-break,...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare's Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters

Frederick Kiefer - Drama - 2003 - 358 pages
...description of Cleopatra, spoken by the gruff soldier Enobarbus, is similarly lacking in specificity: she did lie In her pavilion - cloth of gold, of tissue...that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (2.2.198-201) If Shakespeare's knowledge of ancient representations is unclear, we can nevertheless...
Limited preview - About this book

Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television

James R. Keller, Leslie Stratyner - Performing Arts - 2014 - 203 pages
...beaten gold; Purple the sales, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold of tissue — on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - Drama - 2004 - 278 pages
...recollected in the peculiar enchanted and erotic harmony of sea and oars in Shakespeare: 'the oars were silver, / Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke,...beat to follow faster, / As amorous of their strokes' (2.2.204-7). The complete series of intermedi, in fact, anticipate and elaborate Shakespeare in celebrating...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare on the German Stage: Volume 1, 1586-1914, Volume 1

Simon Williams - Drama - 2004 - 260 pages
...the queen. Shakespeare wrote she did lie In her pavilion, - cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'er picturing that Venus where we see The fancy out-work nature;...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
Limited preview - About this book

The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 280 pages
...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...Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-color'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool, And what...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF