The rear end of the car danced sideways, bouncing like a horse kicking up its heels.
They danced the ecossaise and the Grossvater.
She shook her head and danced away.
He danced out of the room singing, "She's a Brick House".
Amusement danced in his eyes and around his mouth.
It was past nightfall, and shadows and light from the hearth danced around him.
They were a lovely couple and every eye in the room was on them as they danced to a lively Latin tune.
The air was filled with marijuana smoke and the scent of bodies sweating as people danced, drank or huddled with friends.
She darted and danced away, focused on nothing but the two torches marking her chance at freedom.
She danced away from him, then away from a hand that brushed her calf.
When they danced, they were careful to maintain the proper distance.
His gaze traveled over her face expressionlessly as they danced away from the spot.
When the band came back Alondra and Felipa danced Flamenco in duet.
Swords clashed and spit sparks while their feet danced too fast for her to follow.
The magic took hold of her, and she danced away from his strikes as if they were in slow motion.
The dying flicker danced and radiated in his shaking hand, reflecting on something white.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
They danced silently for two songs before the doorbell was rung by the first guests.
She danced around him, running her hands over him, at times tickling his ear with a sexy whisper.
In the kitchen after Josh left, and here now, when she had willingly danced with him.
Carmen screamed again and Tessa danced a few steps away, calling to her kid.
The little plane danced and swayed in the turbulence, constantly buffeted by the increasing wind.
The icy water tickled her toes as it leaped over her feet and danced around the rocks.
Two more closed in on her, but she danced away, luring one into a trap and throwing the second off guard long enough to escape his outstretched grasp.
I wouldn't have danced with her if I had known it would bother you.
She rejoined the party and even danced a few times with Denton, who was perplexed by her sudden change in mood.
In the second temple there was a water libation every morning of the festival, and on the evening of the first day the great golden candelabrum was lit up and the men danced a torch dance around it (Mishnah, Sukkah, v.
The ex-emperor Attalus danced at the marriage festival, which was celebrated with great pomp at Narbonne.
Then Dorothy wound up Tik-tok and he danced a jig to amuse the company, after which the Yellow Hen related some of her adventures with the Nome King in the Land of Ev.
They danced for a few minutes in comfortable silence, and finally he spoke again.
Roxanne smiled, and that tiny dimple danced at the corner of her full lips.
But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.
The hands spun several times while the icons around its edges glowed, danced and finally settled back in place.
Amusement danced in his eyes, but he managed to keep his face straight.
The foal snorted and danced back a few steps.
There is a good deal of evidence to connect the Greek goddess Artemis with a cult of the bear; girls danced as "bears" in her honour, and might not marry before undergoing this ceremony.
The Syrian god was proclaimed the chief deity in Rome, and all other gods his servants; splendid ceremonies in his honour were celebrated, at which Heliogabalus danced in public, and it was believed that secret rites accompanied by human sacrifice were performed in his honour.
P. 164) at the time of the full moon when all the household danced together before the doors of the houses.
He landed also at Delos, and there he and his comrades danced the crane dance, the complicated movements of which were meant to imitate the windings of the Labyrinth.'
In historical times this dance was still danced by the Delians round a horned altar.
Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
He was essentially a rustic god,"a wood-spirit conceived in the form of a goat," living in woods and caves, and traversing the tops of the mountains; he protected and gave fertility to flocks; he hunted and fished; and sported and danced with the mountain nymphs.
According to his cousin, Edmund Davy,' then his laboratory assistant, he was so delighted with this achievement that he danced about the room in ecstasy.
A number of young girls, between five and ten years of age, wearing a bear-skin (afterwards a saffron-coloured robe) danced a bear-dance, called apKTEia, the girls themselves being called ecpKToc. In one account, a maiden was ordered to be sacrificed to the bear Artemis, but a certain man who had a goat called it his daughter and offered it up in secret, just as at Munychium a fawn dressed up as a girl was sacrificed to the goddess.
On the other hand, the Artemis of Arcadia, who is confused with the nymph Callisto, who, again, is said to have become a she-bear, and later a star, and the Brauronian Artemis, whose maiden ministers danced a bear-dance, are goddesses whose legend seems unnatural, .and is felt to need explanation.
As an almost universal rule, in the lowest culture, no prayers are addressed to this being; he has no sacrifices, no dwelling made with hands; and the images of him, in clay, that are made and danced round with invocations of his name at the tribal ceremonies of initiation, are destroyed at the close of the performances.
I danced and capered round the tree in an ecstasy.
Nicholas was himself rather surprised at the way he danced that evening.
Humor danced in his eyes and twisted smooth lips.
He danced with you that often and didn't tell you his name?
They were so synchronized and fluid that Carmen asked Alex if they danced often.
Balloons danced in the warm breeze and red, white, and blue abounded everywhere.
She thought she heard ethereal laughter as the fairy danced with him.
They danced over the keys, coaxing beautiful sound from each one.
As she practically danced out of the room, and up the stairs, she shouted, "Later, Stud."
And we danced to 'The Way You Look Tonight'.
Blue eyes sparkled like sapphires in her round face, and a dimple danced at the corner of her generous mouth.
Katie tossed her coat at the rack and watched anxiously as the pole danced around the concrete floor before settling down.
A smile played at the corners of his mouth and danced in his eyes.
They dipped and whirled and danced around the dairy floor until the music ended.
And so, with the radio on, she swept the floor and remembered the first time Alex had held her in his arms as they danced in the barn.
I'll always remember the song they were playing the first time we danced and I knew.
Maybe he was remembering the first time they danced – in her goat dairy.
She danced away, through the kitchen and down the stairs, not about to be carried out of his apartment like they were cave people.
Her gray eyes were almost the color of the moon overhead, her pale features obscured by curls that danced in an ocean breeze.
A halt was made at the altars and temples, where the Salii, singing a special chant, danced a war dance.
My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.
I rode on Carrie's tricicle and picked flowers and ate fruit and hopped and skipped and danced and went to ride.
She was delighted with the orchestra at the hotel, and whenever the music began she danced round the room, hugging and kissing every one she happened to touch.
He has been to the house, you know, and danced with the children.
This was the count's favorite dance, which he had danced in his youth.
The count danced well and knew it.
While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.
Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.
So said the mothers as they watched their young people executing their newly learned steps, and so said the youths and maidens themselves as they danced till they were ready to drop, and so said the grown-up young men and women who came to these balls with an air of condescension and found them most enjoyable.
Knowing that Denisov had a reputation even in Poland for the masterly way in which he danced the mazurka, Nicholas ran up to Natasha:
At last the Emperor stopped beside his last partner (he had danced with three) and the music ceased.
Prince Andrew was one of the best dancers of his day and Natasha danced exquisitely.
At balls he danced if a partner was needed.
Then other men and women danced with bare legs.
Anatole asked Natasha for a valse and as they danced he pressed her waist and hand and told her she was bewitching and that he loved her.
During the ecossaise, which she also danced with him, Anatole said nothing when they happened to be by themselves, but merely gazed at her.
In the morning, when he went to call at Rostopchin's he met there a courier fresh from the army, an acquaintance of his own, who often danced at Moscow balls.
He alone could play on the clavichord that ecossaise (his only piece) to which, as he said, all possible dances could be danced, and they felt sure he had brought presents for them all.
With sure graceful movements, he danced her around the room.
Moonlight and darkness alike bent and danced around him, surrounding him in a hazy metallic shimmer.