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"William III., shewing how popular the dance then was:" In Bartholomew Fair, at the Coach-house on the pav'd stones at Hosier-Lane end, you will see a Black that dances the Cheshire Rounds to the admiration of all spectators."" John Sleepe now keeps the Whelp and Bacon in Smithfield Rounds, where are to be seen, a young lad that dances a Cheshire Round to the admiration of all people." A third and similar advertisement was issued by Michael Root.
Cheshire Rounds is one of the tunes called for by " the hobnailed fellows" in 11 A Second Tale of a Tub," 8vo., 1715.
SHROPSHIRE ROUNDS. From the second volume of The JOancing Master, and the second volume of Walsh's Compleat Country Dancing Master,

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