Advice to Dancers, 1729

The Art of Dancing, a Poem, in Three Canto's: A Poem, in Three Canto's ... By Soame Jenyns:

Advice to dancers, from 1729. Still useful today!But let not outward Charms your Judgments fway Your Reafon rather than your Eyes obey And in the Dance as in the Marriage Noofe Rather for Merit than for Beauty chufe Be her your Choice who knows with perfeft Skill When fhe fhouM move and when fhe fhou d be ftill That uninftru&ed can perform her Share And kindly half the pleafing Burthen bear "