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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,... "
King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts - Page 3
by William Shakespeare - 1808 - 78 pages
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Shakespeare: The Art of the Dramatist

Roland Mushat Frye - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 271 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...did lie In her pavilion — cloth of gold, of tissue — O'cr-picturing that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (2.2.191-201) The words convey...
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History's Worst Decisions: And the People who Made Them

Stephen Weir - Decision-making - 2005 - 256 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...strokes. For her own person, it beggar'd all description. — Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra MARC ANTONY Isn't it odd that Cleopatra, the last of the Ptolemies,...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 270 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 that...
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Modernism: An Anthology

Lawrence Rainey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 1181 pages
...Speak. "What are you thinking of? What thinking? What? "I never know what you are thinking. Think." Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made...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 that...
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Music in Shakespearean Tragedy

Frederick William Sternfeld - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 334 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...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. . . . There is a similar musical economy in Shakespeare's treatment 1 Kittredge SP 880 and 943 ; NS...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 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...beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. . . . (2.2) Enobarbus's sumptuous tableau vivant is an accumulation of color, sensuousness, wealth,...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 300 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'erpicturing that Venus where we see The fancy out-work nature. On each...
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The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Mary Rosenberg - Drama - 2006 - 605 pages
...sails!— the royal color — and so perfumed that The winds were lovesick with them! the oars were silver! Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and...faster, As amorous of their strokes! For her own person — Enobarbus has earned an audience laugh here, by failing to find words enough, and letting his audience...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 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...to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For their own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold tissue...
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Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A ...

Georg Luck - History - 2006 - 544 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...beat to follow faster, as amorous of their strokes. . . Many achievements of ancient technology border on the magical, especially if their secret was well...
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