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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 Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters

Frederick Kiefer - 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...
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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish - 2003 - 395 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. (Antony and Cleopatra, Act 2, Scene 2) Under...
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Time and Place

Alan Sheridan - 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...outwork Nature: on each side her Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids, With diverse-colour 'd fans . . . Not content with allowing Lyn Harding...
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Shakespeare, Italy, and Intertextuality

Michele Marrapodi - 2004 - 278 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all descriptions: 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-coloured fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - 2005 - 280 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-color'd fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - 2006 - 270 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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The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra

Mary Rosenberg - 2006 - 605 pages
...then: It beggared all description! (There's beggary in a wonder that can be reckoned!) After the pause: she did lie In her pavilion, cloth of gold, of tissue!...that Venus where we see The fancy outwork nature. In the contrarious language by now familiar, Shakespeare has Enobarbus reprise the multiple image of...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - 2006 - 300 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggar'd all description. She did lie In her pavilion, cloth-of-gold, of tissue, O'erpicturing that Venus where we see The...out-work 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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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - 2006 - 491 pages
...strokes. For their own person, It beggar'd all description: she did lie In her pavilion cloth-of-gold 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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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Emma Smith - 2007
...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...out-work 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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