?Do you mean to insult me and my friends?? he wrote, ?by saying that there are no more invitations left for them? Flatten The Curve In Colonial Do you mean to say that my friends are not gentlemen, and so you won?t ask them? I must insist on an explanation, or satisfaction.? For several days before the party one might have heard young women and girls who walked up and down the Luneta talking nothing but dance, and the Spanish society seemed to be divided up into two distinct cliques, the chosen and the uninvited.