In 1852 he matriculated at the school for ensigns, and the same year had his first composition, a polka, published.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
A waltz or polka can be played while the tableau is exhibited.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
He wants to dance the polka as Petrarch, and find a Laura in every partner.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
Polkam jungere, Virgo, vis, Will you join the polka, miss?
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
He said he was composing a polka.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
The waltz seems to survive all other forms of dancing, but there is every now and then a revival of the polka.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
Lucien, who had joined the crowd, wanted to teach the polka and waltz to the Indian children.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
He sings, jokes, and dances the polka in every style.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
It had black polka dots and was badly frayed.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
And the polka dot pigs had polka dot bibs on.
"Rootabaga Stories" by Carl Sandburg
Just before one of these celebrations my father insisted that my sister Katie and I should teach the polka step to Mr. Leech and himself.
"My Father as I Recall Him" by Mamie Dickens
She was terribly frightened, for she had just heard an organ playing a polka which was a signal amongst the insurgents.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
She would like to live in town and dance polkas every evening.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Surprise, shame, horror, and confusion began to dance a polka in the banker's brain, and made him utter the hoarse cry which we had heard.
"Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches" by Henri de Crignelle
A polka is the worst thing in the world: the next worst is a schottisch.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
P. S. Polkas a specialty!
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
She knew how to waltz and she could dance the polka and the schottishe.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Monsieur Joseph had sat down to the piano and was playing a lively polka.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
They're as dead as the polka.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
The pianist had struck up a polka.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Order of Polka Dots parade gallery (20 photos).
The Order of Polka Dots rolled into downtown Thursday evening.
Polka & Dot The Clowns.
Sarah Palin Sports Polka Dotted Toes.
Celebrate the National Polka Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29.
It's 45th annual National Polka Festival.
Cheryl Cole arrived at BBC Radio One on June 12 in London, England wearing head-to-toe polka -dots.
A member of the Michigan Polka Hall of Fame, Jana Vitu, "plays the beautiful music for you," polkas from the Old Country.
How to Pull Off Polka Dots.
Polka Dots have returned as one of the hottest trends this season.
Here are five tips for incorporating polka dots in your wardrobe.
The 19th Annual Big Sky Polka Festival is kicking off this weekend at the Shrine Auditorium.
Dancers at the 2010 Polka Festival.
She was one-third of the trio dubbed "the world's most dangerous polka band".
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS A scrap of pink polka -dotted fabric was the start of this quilt to promote breast cancer awareness.