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The Play-Party in Indiana.
21
All Chaw Hay on the Corner
Miss Rena Bushing, Johnson Twp.
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1.     First young lady all around in the center,
All around in the center, all around in the center, First young lady all around in the center,
2.     And balance to your partner.
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3.     Swing your partner and we'll all run away, We'll all run away, and we'll all run away. Swing your partner and we'll all run away,
4.     And all chaw hay on the corner.
b. The young people form a circle, with each girl at the right of her partner and all facing the center. One of the girls leaves the circle and dances around in the center during the singing of of 1. At 2, she swings her partner. While singing 3, all partners swing and all promenade in a circle to the right (i. e., skip around in a circle, couple following couple) and all return to their original places, with the exception of the first girl. During the promenade she is at the left of her partner, and in the final formation of the circle she is also at his left.
6 To facilitate reference to the following games the discussion has been organized after this plan:
a.    Music ana words.
b.     Directions for playing the games.
c.     Age of the game and the time of its popularity.
d.    Citations to printed variants, and an interpretation of the historical or mythological significance of the game,
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