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Derivation, origination

Posted by Mike on February 27, 2000

What is the origin and/or derivation of the expression
"Come Trip the Light Fantastic " as it applies to dancing. A gentleman make ask a woman, " would you care to trip the light fantastic?" In essence he is asking her to dance. How did this expression originate