1- 8 1s lead down to the bottom and dance up behind 4s, between 3s, behind 2s back to places
9-16 All set to partners (Ladies Glasgow Highlanders setting steps, Men Rocking Steps)
17-24 All set, cross RH Men making arches, set and cross back Men making arches
25-32 All dance reels of 4 on sides
33-40 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s ½ LH across, 1s+4s ½ RH across and all Cross RH
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
The River Nith is also the subject of a song by Robert Burns, 'Adown Winding Nith I Did Wander' written in 1793.