You're dancing to different music.
Why don't you just take dancing lessons?
His dark eyes were dancing with humor.
Yet he too was an excellent dancer - or maybe everyone's dancing skills were so much better than hers that it only appeared so to her.
There will be music and dancing, and many fine people will be there.
Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.
The single cone of light flickered on the dripping stone, casting yellow dancing goblins in its shadowy glow as the pair stumbled forward.
His eyes were dancing with humor.
Just think—handsome gamblers, rich miners, everyone dancing with music and liquor and lively fun every night!
He'd even taken her dancing once, and yesterday he picked her a mess of greens.
Her gaze fell on a little blond-headed girl, her pigtails dancing with each step.
It was long supposed to be Venetian, but has been identified as of rare Oriental workmanship. The legend tells how a seneschal of Eden Hall one day came upon a company of fairies dancing at St Cuthbert's Well in the park.
Prince Andrew was in and Boris was shown into a large hall probably formerly used for dancing, but in which five beds now stood, and furniture of various kinds: a table, chairs, and a clavichord.
Her little feet in their white satin dancing shoes did their work swiftly, lightly, and independently of herself, while her face beamed with ecstatic happiness.
The Emperor was not dancing, he stood in the doorway, stopping now one pair and now another with gracious words which he alone knew how to utter.
His particularly free manner of dancing even surprised them all.
If Alex felt the need to protect her from Gerald, maybe she shouldn't be dancing with him.
Me and my friend here would have gone out dancing 'cept she has to mind the phone.
I couldn't believe it when I saw you dancing with someone besides Josh!
Denisov did not take his eyes off her and beat time with his saber in a way that clearly indicated that if he was not dancing it was because he would not and not because he could not.
I will tell him myself, and you'll listen at the door, and Natasha ran across the drawing room to the dancing hall, where Denisov was sitting on the same chair by the clavichord with his face in his hands.
When her hair was done, Natasha, in her short petticoat from under which her dancing shoes showed, and in her mother's dressing jacket, ran up to Sonya, scrutinized her, and then ran to her mother.
Berg and his wife, who were not dancing, came up to them.
It was silly – two adults dancing around an intimate moment.
They stopped dancing and he gazed down at her with a solemn expression.
The commander-in-chief made a sign that the men should continue to march at ease, and he and all his suite showed pleasure at the sound of the singing and the sight of the dancing soldier and the gay and smartly marching men.
When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.
His eyes were dancing with amusement as he used one hand to jerk the towel free and expose cut-off blue jeans.
The maître d' looked at her skeptically, as if the woman passing in a revealing Middle Eastern belly dancing costume ahead of her was normal and jeans were not.
How about we go out dining and dancing tonight to celebrate?
Taran in the meadow…arrows…red and black dancing across her eyelids…drowning…Hilden pulling her from the Springs…
He stared down at Megan, eyes dancing with humor.
In the Sinan Tekke or Dervish monastery the ceremonies of the howling and dancing Dervishes may be witnessed.
Of these shows a ritual procession, apparently of reapers singing and dancing to the sound of a sistrum.
Bull-fighting, dancing, boxing, armed combats.
Between the lessons the ass was solemnly fed, and at the conclusion of the service was led by the precentor out into the square before the church (conductus ad ludos); water was poured on the precentor's head, and the ass became the centre of burlesque ceremonies, dancing and buffoonery being carried on far into the night, while the clergy and the serious-minded retired to matins and bed.
And after this a pervigilium, celebrated with antiphonal and joint singing on the part of men and women and with choral dancing in imitation of Moses and Miriam at the Red Sea.
It has been regarded as a survival of the Roman Floralia, but its origin is believed by some to be Celtic. Flowers and branches were gathered, and dancing took place in the streets and through the houses, all being thrown open, while a pageant was also given and a special ancient folk-song chanted.
For an account of the courtship and dancing of spiders, of their webs and floating lines, the reader is referred to the works of M'Cook (30) and the Peckhams (31), whilst an excellent account of the nests of trap-door spiders is given by Moggridge (32).
ASCITANS (or Ascitae; from avrcos, the Greek for a wine-skin), a peculiar sect of 2nd-century Christians (Montanists), who introduced the practice of dancing round a wine-skin at their meetings.
The founder of the Mevlevi dancing dervishes, the poet Mahommed Jelal-ed-Din (Rumi), in 1307, though tempted to assume the inheritance along with the empire of the Seljuk sultan Ala ed-din Kaikobad III., who died without heirs, preferred to pass on the power to Osman, son of Ertogrul, and with his own hands invested Osman and girt him with the sword: this investiture was the legitimate beginning of the Osmanli authority.
This last owed its inception to a priestess who, having abandoned her holy vocation at the call of love, espoused dancing as a means of livelihood and trained a number of girls for the purpose.
Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.
They must know how I long to dance, how splendidly I dance, and how they would enjoy dancing with me.
Prince Andrew, in the white uniform of a cavalry colonel, wearing stockings and dancing shoes, stood looking animated and bright in the front row of the circle not far from the Rostovs.
Having released Mavrushka, Natasha crossed the dancing hall and went to the vestibule.
The mummers (some of the house serfs) dressed up as bears, Turks, innkeepers, and ladies--frightening and funny--bringing in with them the cold from outside and a feeling of gaiety, crowded, at first timidly, into the anteroom, then hiding behind one another they pushed into the ballroom where, shyly at first and then more and more merrily and heartily, they started singing, dancing, and playing Christmas games.
Denisov, who had come out of the study into the dancing room with his pipe, now for the first time recognized the old Natasha.
Dancing with someone that tall was going to be... interesting.
"I... I'm not a very good dancing partner," she lied.
By the time she reached the top of the stairs, tiny flecks of light were dancing across her vision.
Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.
Thursday's storm had roared into town with uncommon severity, bringing with it not only more than two feet of fresh snow, but a wind that set the white stuff a-dancing and swirling about the town, like a wild rhumba or some native fertility rite.
I suppose dancing that well would require a lot of practice.
He stopped dancing and stared down at her.
With all his devotion to study at Lausanne' (he read ten or twelve hours a day), he still found some time for the acquisition of some of the lighter accomplishments, such as riding, dancing, drawing, and also for mingling in such society as the place had to offer.
As a rule, the Viennese are passionately fond of dancing; and the city of Strauss, J.
The life of the virtuous Japanese woman being essentially uneventful, these romancists not unnaturally sought their female types among dancing-girls and courtesans.
A large fragment of a relief also of early date, represents two dancing maenads half life-size.
There was to be music and dancing; and Cyrus was to invite as many guests as he chose.
When she felt a bas-relief of dancing girls she asked, "Where are the singers?"
He bowed his head and scraped first with one foot and then with the other, awkwardly, like a child at a dancing lesson.
Denisov sat down by the old ladies and, leaning on his saber and beating time with his foot, told them something funny and kept them amused, while he watched the young people dancing, Iogel with Natasha, his pride and his best pupil, were the first couple.
Natasha gazed at them and was ready to cry because it was not she who was dancing that first turn of the waltz.
At midnight dancing was still going on.
I said I wasn't a very good dancing partner.
They're not much for dancing, but they are a must for climbing frozen water!
Her head was tipped back so that she could see his face and her excitement was personified in the dancing of her pony tail.
They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.
And he caught the bear, took it in his arms, lifted it from the ground, and began dancing round the room with it.
When she heard this Sonya blushed so that tears came into her eyes and, unable to bear the looks turned upon her, ran away into the dancing hall, whirled round it at full speed with her dress puffed out like a balloon, and, flushed and smiling, plumped down on the floor.
You were all dancing, and I sat sobbing in the schoolroom?
My, aren't you the night owl tonight - the boy who has been dancing with me half the night.
The swirl of gowns of dancing couples drew her attention to the ballroom with the orchestra.
She sang something mournfully, addressing the queen, but the king waved his arm severely, and men and women with bare legs came in from both sides and began dancing all together.
"Look at Papa!" shouted Natasha to the whole company, and quite forgetting that she was dancing with a grown-up partner she bent her curly head to her knees and made the whole room ring with her laughter.
They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little figurines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.
There are also two large chapels, containing altars, ornaments, &c., in rock-salt, a room called the dancing saloon (Tanzsaal), where the objects of interest found in the mines are kept; the Kronleuchtersaal, and the chamber Michatovice are also worth mention.
Another was the fashion for the king to hold wassail with his courtiers, in which he unbent to an extent scandalous to the Greeks, dancing or indulging in routs and practical jokes.'
Words leapt from the pages to form hologram-like images dancing over the book.
Natasha was perfectly happy; she was dancing with a grown-up man, who had been abroad.
She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.
To the familia urbana belonged those who discharged the duties of domestic attendance, the service of the toilet, bath, table and kitchen, besides the entertainment of the master and his guests by dancing, singing and other arts.
In the middle of the room a short handsome general with a red face was dancing the trepak with much spirit and agility.