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I can't dance anymore, but as soon as supper is over, watch for Hannah and tell me the minute she comes.
This time it is another sort of a dance, a Lithuanian dance.
Might not they use both rooms, and dance across the passage?
Squire," said he, "when Dance has had his ale he must, of course, be off on his Majesty's service; but I mean to keep Jim Hawkins here to sleep at my house, and with your permission, I propose we should have up the cold pie and let him sup.
Would not, could not, would not, could not, would not join the dance.
Bingley had soon made himself acquainted with all the principal people in the room; he was lively and unreserved, danced every dance, was angry that the ball closed so early, and talked of giving one himself at Netherfield.
Why, everybody's goin' to dance to- night, all but th' old squire and Mrs.
Come, Fanny, taking her hand, "do not be dawdling any longer, or the dance will be over.
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.
The May-Day dance, for instance, was to be discerned on the afternoon under notice, in the guise of the club revel, or "club-walking," as it was there called.
Tilney still continuing standing before them; and after a few minutes' consideration, he asked Catherine to dance with him.
In due course one of the more dashing of the young men remarked that if they wanted to dance they'd better begin.
He had not finished the last verse before the young people began to get ready to dance in the large hall, and the sound of the feet and the coughing of the musicians were heard from the gallery.
It was settled that the dance was to be on Friday, one week after the engagement, and at dinner Hewet declared himself satisfied.
So they were told they could dance, but they must put on their nighties first.