But laughing voices approached; and two girls and two young men, dressed up, for the pavane, as Henri IV.
He was enraptured to find her in so winning a mood that he proposed a pavane.
After the pavane came the Courante, a court dance performed on tiptoe with slightly jumping steps and many bows and curtseys.
"They are going to dance the pavane almost at once," she murmured.
They are to dance a pavane in the ball-room and I have to ask for instructions and hand them on.
“They are going to dance the pavane almost at once,” she murmured.
She had learnt the 'Prelude,' and had had one lesson, a fortnight before, on the 'pavane.'
Will you honour us by stepping the pavane with us, Marquise?
I have often seen them dancing the pavane d'Espagne, which must be performed with the utmost majesty and grace.
The musicians now struck the opening chords to the third and final measure of the pavane.