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
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
Doing the Lobster Quadrille at The Mad Hatter's Ball.
Slim and eager as a Tolstoy heroine, Marina Katina, 17, took her preordained place in the French quadrille and swept down the ballroom parquet in a flowing baby blue gown.