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Mrs Hill's Delight

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MRS HILL'S DELIGHT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 28

1- 8 1s slip-step down the middle turning between 3s to face opposite partner, 1s+3s set (2s up), turn opposite partner (1s dance out between 2s and 3s), 1s+3s end facing up and set
9-16 1s slip-step up turning between 2s to face them (Man faces Man), 1s+2s set, 1s ¾ turn opposite dancer (dancing out top of set to 2nd places own sides) and 2s+1s set to partners
17-24 2s+1s dance ½ R&L with full LH turn on opposite sides, 2s cross RH to own sides (in top place) as 1s cross and dance RSh round 3rd corners back to 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain

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

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