Dressed simply in a casual, wrap dress and ballet flats, she nonetheless had a body he found beyond appealing.
And Natasha rose and went out of the room on tiptoe, like a ballet dancer, but smiling as only happy girls of fifteen can smile.
A pair of ballet flats caught her attention, and Jessi pulled them on.
About 1622 he went to Paris, and by the next year had established a footing at court, for he had a share in the ballet of the Bacchanales performed at the Louvre in February.
At Vienna in 1824 he spent every moment at the Italian opera, the ballet and the picture-galleries.
The count, with playful ceremony somewhat in ballet style, offered his bent arm to Marya Dmitrievna.
Having lifted her head and let her arms droop lifelessly, as ballet dancers do, Natasha, rising energetically from her heels to her toes, stepped to the middle of the room and stood still.