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The Abbot Of Unreason

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THE ABBOT OF UNREASON (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Milton Levy Tin Woodman

1- 8 1s dance down, 1L dances under 1M arm as he dances round below her and dance up to 2nd place BtoB in the middle facing opposite sides
9-16 1s set (as in Double Triangles), turn 1st corner RH, set again in Double Triangles and turn 2nd corners LH
17-24 1s reel of 3 on the sides giving RSh to 1st corners and cross to 2nd place own sides
25-32 All set 1 (pas-de-basque on R foot) and circle 6H round to left, all set (pas-de-basque on L foot) and circle 6H round to right

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

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