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Take Five

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TAKE FIVE (J5x32) 5 Person Sq. Set Martha Morrison Veranth Four Corners Dance Book
5 person square set: 1 at top, 5 in middle facing 1
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1- 8 5 dances Fig of 8 round 1 and 3 passing 1 RSh to start
9-16 2+5+4 dance LSh reel of 3 across, 5 passing 4 LSh to start
17-24 5+1 turn RH (4 bars); 5+3 turn 1½ LH (3 now in middle)
25-32 3 sets while 4+1+2+5 chase 1 place clockwise, face in and set; 3 stands while 2+5+4+1 Adv&Ret. 25413

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


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