Dictionary- meaning number 2 (the first one has to do with fighting) is "polite attention or respect given by men to women. "
- Going across water.
- Lady keeps her feet dry.
- Man gets his feet wet.
- Man carries lady, getting to hold her close!
- Man saves lady from unknown dangers, thus proves himself gallant, even in the other meaning of the word.
- (Did you notice a problem with my numbering system there? Funny about that! I have no patience with a program that causes more problems than it solves.)
Well, this photo has 2 out of 5 of the qualities of the prompt photo.
Lady has dry feet, and those little tiny heels must have been fun on those thin planks of wood!
But the lady was going first across the bridge of unknown dangers...thus the gallantry of my father is in question. However he also is not hanging on, thus his intelligence is also in question.
And his feet stayed dry also, which is good, because he probably polished those white shoes that morning.
And he didn't get to have a good hug of her by carrying her across, which I'm actually glad he didn't attempt or I probably wouldn't be here today, as they would have broken both their necks as they fell into the weedy San Antonio River.