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" 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 which "they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It... "
The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed - Page 73
by William Shakespeare - 1814
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - 1999 - 232 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The...outwork nature; on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Shakespeare's Reading

Robert S. Miola, Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor of English Robert S Miola, James S. MacKillop, Robert S.. Miola - 2000 - 186 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description. She did lie In her pavilion cloth...outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-coloured fans whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Shakespeare on Love and Friendship

Allan Bloom - 2000 - 159 pages
...description of Cleopatra herself, but are both delighted and frustrated by: For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth...that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (II. ii. 1 97-201 ) Shakespeare refuses the temptation to do what his art cannot do well and instead...
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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 388 pages
...For her own person, lt beggared all description: she did lie 205 ln her pavilion cloth-of-gold of tissue O'er-picturing that Venus where we see...out-work nature; on each side her Stood pretty, dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-coloured fans, whose wind did seem 210 To glow the delicate...
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Alexandria: City of the Western Mind

Theodore Vrettos - 2010 - 272 pages
...strokes. 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...outwork nature: on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-color'dfans, whose wind did seem To glow delicate cheeks which...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth...outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-coloured fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Shakespeare: For All Time

Stanley W. Wells - 2003 - 442 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person. It beggared all description. She did lie In her pavilion - cloth...outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids. With divers-coloured fans whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy

Claire McEachern - 2002 - 274 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion - cloth...that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. (2.2.201-11) Enobarbus is describing a privileged moment here - Antony's first sight of the Egyptian...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - 2002 - 392 pages
...strokes. 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...outwork nature: on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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A2 English Language and Literature for AQA B

Alison Ross, Jen Greatrex - 2001 - 196 pages
...water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion - cloth...outwork nature. On each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colour'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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