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Miss Jane Purves' Delight

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MISS JANE PURVES' DELIGHT (R4x32) 4C set S Gillan Edinburgh Uni 50th Anniv

1- 8 1L casts below 4L and joins her in prom hold while 4M casts above 1M and joins him in prom hold, 4M+1M cross down and dance RSh round 3L to face up while 4L+1L cross up and dance RSh round 2M to face down (2s step up and 3s step down)
9-12 4L+1L between 2s and 4M+1M between 3s all joining hands in line across Adv&Ret
13-16 4s turn RH into prom hold to face 2M place while 1s turn RH into prom hold facing 3L place while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L (change place RH on sides to start)
17-24 4s and 1s (prom hold) dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end with 1s on Ladies' side and 4s on Men's side
25-32 4s and 1s dance LSh round each other ¾ way, 4s turn RH and 1s turn LH to end in order 2413

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

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