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The Restless Ghost

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THE RESTLESS GHOST (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Angela Bulteel Ribble Valley Book

1- 8 1s dance in and cast to 2nd place, 1M+3M turn RH as 1L+3L turn LH and 1s end facing 1st corners
9-12 1s set to 1st corners and change places RH with 1st corner persons (2M/3L), corners moving in passing LSh to face next corners (2M face 3M, 3L face 2L)
13-16 2s+3s dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with corners on 2nd corners diagonal as 1s chase clockwise to opposite corner
17-20 2M and 3L set to 2nd corners (pstn) and change places RH with corner persons (3M/2L), corners moving in passing LSh to face next corners (3M face 1M, 2L face 1L)
21-24 2L+3M dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with corners (1s) on 1st corners diagonal as 2M+3L chase clockwise to opposite corner
25-28 2L and 3M set to corners (1s) and change places RH while 1s dance in to face each other up/down set (L facing down, man facing up)
29-32 1s turn RH 1¼ times to 2nd place own sides while 2s and 3s set facing in diagonally and cast to dance round ¼ clockwise to next corner. 213

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


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