On this occasion the minuet was danced by the younger guests dressed in Louis XIV.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
I'd like to dance a minuet with you.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
The racks were on, and the knives and forks had begun their time-honoured minuet within their funny little fences.
"A Bookful of Girls" by Anna Fuller
By the way, will you be my partner in the minuet?
"A Bunch of Cherries" by L. T. Meade
There were several children, and they danced the minuet, to the great admiration of the grown people.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Why did the minuet become a jig?
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
Oddly enough they were talking of the minuet, and Kenneth rose to illustrate a step and bow that he had seen used in England.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Prelude, Minuet and Fugue, for Strings.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
I must then forgive his ignorance of the minuet and quadrilles.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 2, August, 1863" by Various
After the minuet came the reel and quickstep, danced with grace and due decorum.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Harry exerted himself here with much better success than he had lately done in the minuet.
"The History of Sandford and Merton" by Thomas Day
The work contains the four customary movements, all of them (save the three-part Minuet and Trio) in complete Sonata-form.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
I could not prescribe the grace with which he took off and put back his hat at the bow preceding the minuet.
"The Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun" by Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun
Later in the evening, Mrs. Mack danced the minuet for us, holding up her skirt and singing in a delicate old-lady voice.
"What Happened to Inger Johanne" by Dikken Zwilgmeyer
At Versailles love strolled on red heels through a minuet.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
Lady Betty was soon surrounded by her admirers, and showing off her dainty figure in the minuet and Saraband.
"Her Season in Bath" by Emma Marshall
After the Polonaise, and a few stately minuets, (copied from the court of Elizabeth,) the company were ushered into the theatre.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866" by Various
Something in its rhythm, too, displeased me; it was mannered; it minuetted; it echoed Pater at his worst.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
We were going to see the Belle's Stratagem, with the masquerade, and the song, and the minuet, and the new French dancers.
"Stories for Helen" by Eliza Leslie
Suddenly he concluded his minuet of horror.
"Last Words" by Stephen Crane