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To be sure, a stone floor was not the pleasantest to dance on, but then, most of the dancers had known what it was to enjoy a Christmas dance on kitchen quarries.
Some ragged little boys from the depot sold pop and iced lemonade under a white umbrella at the corner, and made faces at the spruce youngsters who came to dance.
In the ever-changing figures of the dance the man found himself now with the girl's hand in his and again with an arm about the lithe body that the jeweled harness but inadequately covered, and the girl, though she had danced a thousand dances in the past, realized for the first time the personal contact of a man's arm against her naked flesh.
The party did not break up without Emma's being positively secured for the two first dances by the hero of the evening, nor without her overhearing Mr.
They strolled about among the booths where peanuts were grinding and popcorn was roasting in preparation for the day, and went on and inspected the dance floor of the pavilion.
Miss Vinrace," Arthur answered for her, "has just made a confession; she'd no idea that dances could be so delightful.
For the moment, the dance which is in progress is a quadrille.
When she wanted to dance to the right, the shoes would dance to the left, and when she wanted to dance up the room, the shoes danced back again, down the steps, into the street, and out of the city gate.
Bingley, who came from the dance for a few minutes, to press his friend to join it.
Then he wanted the dance to end that he might get rid of his partner.
Said he thanked the whiting kindly, but he would not join the dance.
I will sing for you, dance for you, and--perhaps--flirt with you; but marry you--no
Filled with wonder and admiration our friends approached and stood watching this fascinating dance.
I hardly know where I am going, or what I had better do,' said the soldier; 'but I think I should like very well to find out where it is that the princesses dance, and then in time I might be a king.
She felt sure she would dance the mazurka with him as she had done at former balls, and refused five young men, saying she was engaged for the mazurka.