At seven-thirty they came back for the Presidents' reception and dance. Our functions commence early! We had the men's cards all made out ahead of time, and after every dance, we'd leave them in groups, under the letter that stood for their names, so that they could be readily found by their next partners. Jimmie McBride, for example, would stand patiently Under 'M' until he was claimed. (At least, he ought to have stood patiently, but he kept wandering off and getting mixed with 'R's' and 'S's' and all sorts of letters.) I found him a very difficult guest; he was sulky because he had only three dances with me. He said he was bashful about dancing with girls he didn't know!
برای مثال جیمی مک براید زیر حرف " م" ایستاد ، اما نمی توانست روی پایش بند شود، مدام با حروف " ن" و "ل" مخلوط می شد ( او مهمان ناراحتی به حساب می آمد و به سختی او را کنترل می کردم ) از این که فقط سه مرتبه با من رقصیده بود اخم کرد و ناراحت شد. می گفت: