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The Librarian's Daughter

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THE LIBRARIAN'S DAUGHTER (S4X40) 4C set Kathleen Bruce 9 for 90 Aberdeen 90th

1- 8 1s+4s dance Fig of 8 on sides, giving hands. 1s+4s start by dancing in down/up
9-16 1s+2s set advancing, ½ turn 2H to face down. 2s+1s dance down and out behind 3s. 2s meet, lead up crossing to 1st place, while 1s meet, dance up to face 3s
17-20 1s+3s set advancing passing LSh. 1s cast right to finish in middle, 1L between 2s facing down, 1M between 4s facing up, while 3s turn ¾ RH to finish 3W facing up, 3M facing down
21-24 1s+3s set advancing passing LSh, 3s cast right to finish in second place own side, while 1s turn RH ¾ to finish in middle facing down
25-32 1s lead down below 4s, cross and cast to 3rd place. 1W+4W turn LH 1½ while 1M+4M turn RH 1½
33-40 2s+3s+4s+1s circle 8H round and back

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

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