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A Frolic For Fred

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A FROLIC FOR FRED (J4x40) Sq.Set Mary Howard

1- 8 1s set and pass LSh to dance round the outside of the set (1M anti-clockwise and 1L clockwise) to meet behind 3s and dance in between them
9-16 1M+4s dance LH across while 1L+2s dance RH across, 1s turn LH 1½ times to end in original places
17-24 1s+3s Adv+Ret and dance ½ Ladies' Chain
25-32 1s+3s Adv+Ret and dance ½ Men's Chain
33-40 1s and 3s chase clockwise (Men leading) ½ way round set to original places, all couples turn RH
2s repeat (dancing with 4s), then 3s repeat (dancing with 1s), and 4s repeat (dancing with 2s)

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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