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Dull Sir John

Square for 8

Dull Sir John music

First couple lead in and cast off to your places, the man going between the second couple and the woman going between the fourth. The third couple as much. The second couple as much. The fourth couple as much. First and third men change places, their women as much, hands all four either round or a cross and go round to your places. The second and fourth couple as much. And fall the last four the men behind the women.
The fourth and second men standing behind their women, the first couple pass into the third place, the man going between the second couple and the woman going between the fourth whilst the third couple lead right over and fall into the first place. This back to your places the first couple doing as the third. The second and fourth as much. The first and third couple the single Hey twice to your places, the women standing before their man and leading. The other four as much.
Men cast off and going on the outside your own women fall into each others places. Women as much. Men as much again. Women as much. First and third couple meet, go about each other, women back to back not turning your faces, give right hands to the contrary women and the left hand to your own and so stay in your places as at first. The other four doing the like.

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