A duke sent me an invitation to take supper with him, as if I were a ballerina!
Yes; that is her stepmother—the stepmother of the ballerina.
It might have been the cell where years ago a Ballerina was immured for a wrong step.
"She looks half like a Madonna and half like a ballerina," she said.
There was something of the ballerina in her temperament, also, which she never entirely outgrew.
We had the delectable vision of the Russian ballerina dancing with arms entwined about several maids of Japan.
My disappointment with the ballerina was as nothing, however, to my disappointment with the woman.
At first, the ballerina refused, on the score of her age and the decline of her physical powers.
It was in France, however, that the ballerina secured her greatest triumph, and the ballet d'action attained its fullest vitality.
She could dance like a ballerina by herself, but she could not count "one-two-three-four" twice in succession.