In the shade, groups of merry dancers were enjoying themselves.
This accounts for the description of aurora as “Merry Dancers.”
These streamers, or "merry dancers," as they are sometimes termed, were at times peculiarly bright.
No rule could be traced in the movement of the light parcels which are called the “merry dancers.”
Finally Columbine sprang to her feet, took his arm, and with a half-regretful glance at the merry dancers left the room with him.
In joyful spirit, the Shetlanders call the beautiful natural phenomenon, “Merry Dancers.”
It was as if there was nothing but merry dancers, laughing engagements, an interchange of enjoyment, all about.
At another he heard the enticing notes of a fiddle and the light heels of the merry dancers.
The whole sky was aglow with the light of the aurora borealis--or the Merry Dancers, as we call the phenomenon in Orkney.
These streamers, or “merry dancers” as they are sometimes termed, were at times peculiarly bright.