Letters, Sep. 29, 1941

Grace, Beauty, etc.

Sirs:

WHILE I OF COURSE APPRECIATE YOUR FRIENDLY AND CLEVER TREATMENT OF THE MORE BOISTEROUS AND JOLLY ASPECTS OF OUR DANCING, I WISH TO PROTEST THE UNDIGNIFIED IMPRESSION YOU GAVE OF MRS. WING. SHE DID NOT SPRAIN A KNEE IN OUR CLASS. A PREVIOUS KNEE INJURY PREVENTED HER TAKING ANY PART IN THE ACTUAL DANCING AND LIMITED HER INTEREST TO THE CLASS DISCUSSIONS AND OBSERVATION. IN FACT HER VERY PRESENCE ATTESTS TO THOSE ELEMENTS OF GRACE AND BEAUTY AND ESSENTIAL DIGNITY IN THE OLD DANCES AND THEIR USEFULNESS...

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