she answered, smiling back at him, for he too looked unusually debonair, and the thought of entering the ballroom
on the arm of such a personable man caused Amy to pity the four plain Misses Davis from the bottom of her heart.
Well, well; belike the whole world's a ball, as you scholars have it; and so 'tis right to make one ballroom
She took Miss Jones to the robing-room, and soon brought her back in regulation trim, and then we entered the ballroom
with this benefactress unchallenged.
Its character as a ballroom
caught him; and instead of passing on, he stopt for several minutes at the two superior sashed windows which were open, to look in and contemplate its capabilities, and lament that its original purpose should have ceased.
It was a fine dry night; frost in the air; the streets as clean as a ballroom
floor; the lamps, unshaken by any wind, drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow.
In every meeting there was a hope of receiving farther confirmation of Miss Crawford's attachment; but the whirl of a ballroom
, perhaps, was not particularly favourable to the excitement or expression of serious feelings.
Allen was so long in dressing that they did not enter the ballroom
With a slight rustle of her white dress trimmed with moss and ivy, with a gleam of white shoulders, glossy hair, and sparkling diamonds, she passed between the men who made way for her, not looking at any of them but smiling on all, as if graciously allowing each the privilege of admiring her beautiful figure and shapely shoulders, back, and bosom- which in the fashion of those days were very much exposed- and she seemed to bring the glamour of a ballroom
with her as she moved toward Anna Pavlovna.
Those elderly ladies, who sit on the edge of ballrooms
sampling the stuff of humanity between finger and thumb and breathing so evenly that the necklaces, which rise and fall upon their breasts, seem to represent some elemental force, such as the waves upon the ocean of humanity, concluded, a little smilingly, that she would do.
Ten minutes before the clock struck nine the committee made a tour through the ballroom
The perfume of countless roses, the music of the finest band in Europe, floated through the famous white ballroom
of Devenham House.
Show me the ballroom
," he ordered, "and the winter garden.