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lavolt TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, iv. 4. 85; “lavoltas,” HENRY V., iii. 5. 33. The lavolt or lavolta was a dance for two persons, consisting much in high bounds and whirls (Sir John Davies thus prettily describes it:
“Yet is there one the most delightfull kind,
A loftie iumping, or a leaping round,
Where arme in arme two dauncers are entwind,
And whirle themselues, with strict embracements bound;
And still their feet an anapest do sound;
An anapest is all their musicks song,
Whose first two feet are short, and third is long.”
Orchestra, st. 70).

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