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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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The Handy-volume Shakspeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1867
...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 ians, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - 1949 - 802 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared 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-coloured fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1990 - 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...gold, of tissue O'erpicturing that Venus where we see 2I0 197 Cydnus] F2 (following North's Plutarch); Sidnis F 204 lovesick with them. The] Capell sabst.;...
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Myth, Emblem, and Music in Shakespeare's Cymbeline: An Iconographic ...

Peggy Muñoz Simonds - 1992 - 393 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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Women in Power in the Early Modern Drama

Theodora A. Jankowski - 1992 - 237 pages
...described by Enobarbus, we are presented with her most well-known and elaborate fiction for securing power: "she did lie / In her pavilion— cloth of gold, of...that Venus where we see / The fancy outwork nature" (2.2.198-201). Although seemingly designed solely to seduce Antony to her table and her bed, the seduction...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...strokes. For her own person, It beggared all description: she did lie In her pavilion — cloth-of-gold Press boys, like smiling Cupids, With divers-colored fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1993 - 141 pages
...strokes. For her own person, 200 It beggared 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-coloured fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 128 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 Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - 1998 - 218 pages
...fannes in their hands, with the which they fanned wind upon her . . .2 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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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - 1996 - 865 pages
...homage is still astonishing. Then Enobarbus moves to Cleopatra herself: 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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