Through the magnificence of their plumage and their stunning mating dance
, the birds of paradise have continued to fascinate the world.
Henry Tilney's parallel is apt, for the country-dances of Austen's era--such as "Follow Your Lover," "Haste to the Wedding," "Cuckolds All in a Row," and the Boulanger, which is danced at the Netherfield Ball in Pride and Prejudice--clearly replicated mating dances
, albeit in a formal manner.
Before moving to television and film, he performed on stage in such Broadway shows as Nobody Loves an Albatross and Mating Dance
. Intending to be a playwright, he began acting when he was "drafted into playing a role, while trying to sell a play."
"It's a long mating dance
" between banks and insurers, Smith said.
Why does Mother Nature spend such energy on the mating dance
- the gravitational tug of brightly colored feathers or the sequined evening gown?
Following a dramatic aerial mating dance
, breeding ravens fly to a cliff to build a nest of large sticks, twigs and vines.
Seahorses perform a mating dance
during which the female injects eggs into a pouch on the male's abdomen where they are fertilised and hatch out several weeks later.
The absence of plot isn't much of a drawback since "Next Stop, Wonderland" offers an amusingly close observation of today's yuppie mating dance
. You don't have to believe that you and your perfect partner are ultimately destined to meet in order to enjoy the way in which Erin and Alan just miss each other all over Boston -- on a train, at a party, even on the telephone.
women hit cigar bars because `that's where the men [are].' That's where the new mating dance
is being danced, step by sexy step.
If, as rumored, the Crane Foundation is soon to be taken over by The Progressive to preserve and multiply the endangered Siberian Leftist, Jim Hightower will undoubtedly be called in to perform the mating dance
. While extinction looms as a real possibility, his performance will be mildly amusing and full of down-home barnyard references, not unlike his new book, There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos.
He eats dog food, following the dogs everywhere doing his "mating dance
Previous Paris Air Shows displayed all the attributes of a frenzied mating dance
where US, European and Israeli companies searched to find either strategic or tactical partners to pursue emerging programs or markets.