She saw Mrs. Harrington forcing Mellen to walk through a quadrille, and felt certain that he was as restless as herself.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
A quadrille is but still life put into motion.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
We've got to wait till we know enough at least for two sets of a quadrille.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
That is all you require in a quadrille.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
The trees did not wait for Kaethe to reply; they formed themselves in long avenues and began a stately dance, something like a quadrille.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Then the quadrille was continued.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
I was recalling our first meeting at Mrs. Fotheringay's quadrille party.
"Quality Street" by J. M. Barrie
Will you indulge them by playing a quadrille?
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
She had danced one set of quadrilles and one polka!
"Rossmoyne" by Unknown
Again he failed to see her when parties were being formed for a quadrille.
"The Silent Barrier" by Louis Tracy
He had honored the Queen's ball with his presence and was dancing the first quadrille with Mrs. Wright.
"Belford's Magazine, Vol 2, December 1888" by Various
I shall never dance a quadrille again.
"Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War" by Mór Jókai
The quadrille above-mentioned supplies a hint in regard to MR. CURTIS'S notion of a dance.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Arthur has sent to Berlin for pictures of costumes, for our quadrille.
"Gertrude's Marriage" by W. Heimburg
I was once trying to teach an Irish sailor how to dance a quadrille.
"A Marriage at Sea" by W. Clark Russell
The Flower Quadrille's going to be rather choice, though I say it as shouldn't.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
I passed the evening in great bodily discomfort, but managed to play quadrilles, waltzes, and the endless Virginia Reel.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
The quadrille was going on while mademoiselle abandoned herself to these gloomy reflections, and Olivier, who was dancing with Mlle.
"Pride" by Eugène Sue
How would it do for us to take our places and try a Quadrille or a Francaise?
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
The ball was opened by the bride and the highest officer present; and quadrille followed waltz in rapid succession until daylight.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
At local assemblies he danced
Until he felt thoroughly ill;
He waltzed, and he galoped, and lanced,
And threaded the mazy quadrille.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And the fiddles!--through the thickets,
How the wind brought from the hill
Remnants of the old quadrille!--
It was like the drone of crickets....
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part II" by Madison Julius Cawein
There was an Old Man of Whitehaven,
Who danced a quadrille with a raven;
But they said, 'It's absurd
To encourage this bird!'
So they smashed that Old Man of Whitehaven.
"Limerick:There was an Old Man of Whitehaven" by Edward Lear
I hoped he wouldn't lose them,
And languish in the dumps
By having to quadrille on
A pair of polished stumps--
But a corky limb, though one might dread,
Isn't half as bad as a wooden head.
"On The Common" by Hattie Howard