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How to use pavane in a sentence
He taught her the gavotte, the pavane, and many other dances, playing the measures on an old violin the while.
Very fine was the bow he made as he said: 'Mademoiselle, may I entreat the honour of your hand for the pavane?
So pavane followed gavotte and sarabande and the more modern minuet, and the ball was very brilliant and gay.
I have often seen them dancing the Pavane d'Espagne, which must be performed with the utmost majesty and grace.
He was enraptured to find her in so winning a mood that he proposed a pavane.The Mercenary|W. J. Eccott