“You know, Tim, watching these dancers reminds me of when Cornwallis, the British commander in the South, found out that Lafayette was in Virginia and tried to capture him. Lafayette was badly outnumbered, so he kept dancing away from Cornwallis, skittering away time and again, staying just out of reach.”
“Like a dance? Really, Father?” I asked.
“A deadly dance, my dear. If Cornwallis had caught up with Lafayette, there would not have been bows and curtsies involved.”
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