Ah, the stately Pavan.

T’was a noble, yet delicate choreography.

Actually it was rather similar to walking in a straight line in steps, rather than strides.

Judging by the time that is left for these two, they should be doing the galliard or salterello. Being faster dances, our illustrious pair could, at least, get in a few more moves before the grand ball of life is over.

Again, the priority for the post-post-post Renaissance society, is the creation of the largest, theoretical hourglass…..through habitual exercise!

The better in shape we are, the more sand we will have to drain. And drain, it will.

Tempus fugit.

Art example, Dance of Death (The Noble Lady) by Hans Holbein (ca. 1525)