Gentleman Dancing Master

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William Wycherley - Biography
... As a professional fine gentleman, at a period when, as the genial Major Pack says, "the amours of Britain would furnish as diverting memoirs, if well ... not only after the production of Love in a Wood but after the production of The Gentleman Dancing Master, in 1673 ... to do so — because, as he says in the epilogue to The Gentleman Dancing Master, "all gentlemen must pack to sea" ...

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    There is hardly an American male of my generation who has not at one time or another tried to master the victory cry of the great ape as it issued from the androgynous chest of Johnny Weissmuller, to the accompaniment of thousands of arms and legs snapping during attempts to swing from tree to tree in the backyards of the Republic.
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    The gentleman is a man of truth, lord of his own actions, and expressing that lordship in his behavior, not in any manner dependent and servile either on persons, or opinions, or possessions.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively, without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; Mbut when a beginning is made—when felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt—it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more.
    Jane Austen (1775–1817)