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The Play-Party in Indiana.
90
Refrainó
Boys           Do you believe, my Phyllis dear,
sing.           Old Mike with all his wealth
Can make you half as happy
As I with youth and health?
We'll have a little farm,
A horse, a pig, a cow,
And you will mind the dairy,
While I guide the plough.
b. For any even number of players above seven.
The players stand in one long line, each girl behind her partner. At 1, each boy makes a half turn left and while facing his partner sings the first four lines. At 2, each boy steps to the left of his partner, they turn left and all promenade in line, tracing a rect≠angle by means of four sharp turns to the left, and all return to the position held at the beginning of the promenade.
During 3, each boy swings his partner and at 4, all return to their original positions in preparation for stanza 2.
Repeat from the beginning, to the singing of stanza 2 and 3.
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