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and 6 in centre, all face music. Distances between dancers to be kept the same as when in file.
A.
Bars 1 to 4
Mark time.
"
Bars 5 to 8
Advance.
"
B.
Bars 1 to 4
Retire.
"
Bars 5 to 8
Mark time.
"
C.
Bars 1 to 4
Advance.
"
Bars 5 to 8
Retire. Link arms in last bar.
"
A. B.
Mark time, advance and retire linked, and mark time, as in
preceding A and B.
In last bar, loose arms and join hands.
"
C.
Form into Ring: Nos. 1 and 2 joining hands in last bar.
Ring.
A.
(8 bars),
and B.
(Bars 1 to 4).
Move to right, dancers making the complete circle.
"
B.
Bars 5 to 8, and
C.
Bars 1 to 4.
Move to left, dancers nearly travelling round circle again.
"
C.
Bars 5 to 8
Nos. 5 and 6 loose hands. No. 5 joins hands with No. 1, and No. 6 with No. 2, forming two rings, one to each file. Each ring will form round about the line of position of its numbers when in file.
Two Rings.
A.
(8 bars)
and B.
Bars 1 to 4.
Rings move to right, as single Ring previously, but making double circuit.
Two Rings.
B.
Bars 5 to 8. and
C.
Bars 1 to 4.
Rings move to left, as single Ring previously, nearly double circuit.
"
C.
Bars 5 to 8 Rings break up and re-form line of 6 as before.
Two Rings to Line.
Line mark time, advance, retire, &c., as before, link arms in last
A. B. C.
bar of C.
Line.






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