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The March Hare (Bentley)

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THE MARCH HARE (R3x32) 3C Set Michael Ross Bentley Red Thistle Dances

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast down 1 place 2s+1s+3s set and 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end turning RH to 2nd place own sides facing out
17-24 1s dance out and chase clockwise to 2nd place opposite sides while 2M+3L change places RH then 2L+3M change places RH; 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides, LSh to 1st corner pstn to start
25-32 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corner pstn to start) ending in 2nd place own sides; 1s turn RH and cast to 3rd place. 231

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

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