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She danced over the churchyard, but the dead did not dance--they had something better to do than to dance.
Dance shalt thou from door to door, and where proud, vain children dwell, thou shalt knock, that they may hear thee and tremble
Why, everybody's goin' to dance to- night, all but th' old squire and Mrs.
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.
Was it not natural that I should assume that you would expect me, who alone has claimed you for the Dance of Barsoom for at least twelve times past?
She refused to dance again, but she talked quite readily and calmly with every one who addressed her.
Might not they use both rooms, and dance across the passage?
Would not, could not, would not, could not, would not join the dance.
But my dance has warmed me some, and now I wonder how I am ever to get home again.
At the end, as the band slowed in the last bars, they, too, slowed, their dance fading with the music in a lengthening glide that ceased with the last lingering tone.
So that when they joined hands in the dance they felt more at their ease than is usual.
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.
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.
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.
For the moment, the dance which is in progress is a quadrille.