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In the Cadillac, scouting the five Grosse Pointes (the Park, the City, the Farms, the Woods, the Shores), my parents saw for sale signs on many lawns.

He was all grace and rhythm, dancing on his pointes, leaping, executing incredible acrobatic feats in midair, landing lightly, and leaping again, higher than before.

The good witch has just told Dorothy about the red slippers, and Dorothy comes forward, sur les pointes, arms widely back, raising the working foot a little higher each time, looking down at the slipper.