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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Dancer, Dancing
 
A man dances all the same though he may dance against his will.  Danish.  1
A pair of light shoes is not all that is wanting for dancing.  Danish.  2
Either dance well or quit the ball-room.  Modern Greek.  3
Every one dances as he has friends in the ball-room.  Portuguese.  4
He who dances well goes from wedding to wedding.  Spanish.  5
I will make him dance without a pipe.  6
If the bear will learn to dance he must go to school early.  German.  7
If we pay for the music, we will join in the dance.  French, German.  8
It is no child’s play when an old woman dances.  German, Danish.  9
It is good dancing on another man’s floor.  Dutch.  10
Mary was fond of dancing and got a fiddler for her husband.  Modern Greek.  11
More belongs to dancing than a pair of dancing shoes.  Dutch.  12
No longer pipe no longer dance.  13
Not every one that dances is glad.  French.  14
The next time ye dance ken wha ye take by the hand.  15
The willing dancer is easily played to.  Servian.  16
They love dancing well that dance among thorns.  17
’Tis safer to dance after a fiddle than a drum, though not so honorable.  Fielding.  18
To dance to every man’s pipe or whistle.  19
When the crane attempts to dance with the horse she gets broken bones.  Danish.  20
When you go to dance, take heed whom you take by the hand.  Danish.  21
 
 
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