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A Kiss For Nothing

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A KISS FOR NOTHING (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Robert Bremner RSCDS Book 13

1- 4 1M+2M set advancing to partners, set to opposite woman, then set to own partner
5- 8 1M+2M retire then set to each other as partners set to each other then to 1M+2M, then set to partners
9-16 1L+2L repeat above Fig
17-24 1s lead down the middle and back to top
25-32 1s+2s set, cross RH and circle 4H round ½ way

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

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A Kiss For Nothing
"Vanity" Auguste Toulmouche (1829-1890), Oil On Canvas, c. 1870

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