marianne at historiaviva.org
Thu Jun 27 04:27:46 EDT 2013
I can vouch for that. And to me the very fact that there were special terms
to describe them means that it was done very similarly in period.
Also, I think people nowadays often miss the whole original point of
socializing, showing yourself and looking at others, being next to people
of the opposite sex (or whatever). Also to me there's just the sheer joy of
having a number of people moving in unison. Looked ad it that way even the
simplest branle has great charm.
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