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The Reverend Ron Lewis

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THE REVEREND RON LEWIS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Mimi Baldwin

1- 8 1s dance fig 8 round 2s crossing between 2s to start
9-16 1s dance down between 2s and 3s and cast up to 2nd place, all set then 1s dancing into middle and turn right about to face own sides as 2L also 3M petronella turn into middle as 2M casts to face 1M while 3L casts up to face 1L
17-32 1s Dance to Each Point and Set:-
' 17-18 1M and 1L dance out passing 2M and 3L RSh and set as 2M and 3L dance in and dance ¾ round each other RSh to face 2L and 3M
' 19-20 3L and 2M dance out passing 2L and 3M RSh and set as 2L and 3M dance in and dance ¾ round each other RSh to face 1M and 1L
' 21-22 2L and 3M dance out passing 1M and 1L RSh and set as 1L and 1M dance in and dance ¾ round each other RSh to face 3L and 2M
' 23-24 1M and 1L dance out passing 3L and 2M RSh and set as 3L and 2M dance in and dance ¾ round each other RSh to face 2L and 3M
' 25-26 3L and 2M dance out passing 2L and 3M RSh and set as 2L and 3M dance in and dance ¾ round each other RSh to face 1L and 1M
' 27-28 3M and 2L dance up/down passing 1L and 1M RSh who dance in and hold RH as others face clockwise
' 29-32 1s turn RH 1¼ times into 2nd place own sides while others chase clockwise to 2s in 1st places and 3s in 3rd places
33-40 All circle 6H round and back

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


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