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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Dance
 
        When you do dance, I wish you
A wave o’ the sea, that you might ever do
Nothing but that.
        Shakespeare.—Winter’s Tale, Act IV. Scene 3. (Florizel to Perdita.)
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Like a wave of the sea.
        St. James, Genl. Epi., Chap. i. Ver. 6.
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To dance attendance on their lordships’ pleasures.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act V. Scene 2. (The King to Butts.)
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Light quirks of music, broken and uneven,
Make the soul dance upon a jig to heaven.
        Pope.—Moral Essays, Epi. IV. Line 143.
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