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Just Like Clockwork

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JUST LIKE CLOCKWORK (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Stoneywood Collection 1

1- 8 1M+3L ¾ turn RH and cast behind 2s to original place while 1L+3M cast and ¾ turn RH back to place, 1s+2s dance RH across while 3s+4s LH across
9-16 1M+3L again turn RH and cast to place while 1L+3M cast and turn RH to place, 1M+2L also 3L+4M change place RH, 1L+2M also 3M+4L change place RH
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s circle 4H round and back
25-32 All set, 2s and 3s cross RH while 1s+4s dance ½ RH across and all turn partners RH. 2413

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

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Just Like Clockwork is an expression meaning with perfect regularity and precision, once something is started in motion a certain outcome is inevitable.


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