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A Candle For Mary

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A CANDLE FOR MARY (By Candlelight) (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry

1- 8 1s turn RH moving down below 2s and end facing out on their own sides, M casts up and L down to form lines of 3 across (facing) and all set
9-16 1s turn RH and end on own sides in 2nd place while 2s+3s petronella 1 place and all set on sides, repeat 1s end M between 2s in 3rd place and L between 3s at top
17-24 All set (lines across) and DoSiDo with opposite person, 1s turn 2H twice and end facing 1st corner (pstn) while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L (start on sides)
25-32 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with petronella turn to 2nd places

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

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A Candle For Mary

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