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  • Then the sound of waltz-music within the closed house told that Mrs. van Cannan was beguiling away the rest of the long, hot morning in a favourite fashion.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • Cannan sang and played waltz-music to them in the drawing-room.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • You wonder what emotions are stimulated by the whirling dances, the rich dainties, the breath of the exotics, the waltz-music, the common contact, the emulation of dress, the unseasonable hours, the twice-breathed air, the everlasting drams.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 33, December, 1873

  • The other part is the night-life -- not the night-life of gambling saloons and their kind: of that dark underground existence Society has no knowledge, though he who left it at daybreak and will go back to it at midnight clasps the last débutante in his arms and whirls with her to the sweet waltz-music -- but the night-life of the Season.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 33, December, 1873

  • Only a few yards away the lilting waltz-music was quickening to a finish.

    The Keeper of the Door

  • And still that tender waltz-music ran lilting through her brain, drifting as it were through the mist of her unshed tears.


  • He opened it, and at once the room was filled with the plaintive alluring strains of waltz-music.


  • He drew near, walking with a free swagger in time to the haunting waltz-music.

    The Tidal Wave and Other Stories

  • The voluptuous waltz-music affected me strangely, and I was sorry that, owing to my position in the vehicle, her face was hidden from me.

    Wandering Heath

  • The second squadron of the lancers shot by, and there was the troop-horse, with his tail like spun silk, his head pulled into his breast, one ear forward and one back, setting the time for all his squadron, his legs going as smoothly as waltz-music.

    The Jungle Book.


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