The English Dancing Master
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Longways for 3, 5, 7, or 9 couples
|Lead up all a double, change places with your own keeping your faces to
the presence, men slipping behind the womenand women before the men. Face all to the wall.
Men hands and women hands, first man and second woman lead all the rest round to the
bottom, facing all to the presence.
||First man and woman being in the middle, lead up all a breast a double
and back. Women slip before the men to the right and men behind the women to the left,
going a compass to their places as at first.
|First couple lead up a double, change hands and lead down a double. Take
hands with the second couple and all four half round, first man and second woman change
||The second woman lead up between the second man, then crossing over, the
first woman going behind second man and behind the first. Men change over by the right
hands, then giving left hands to their own turn, the first couple in the second place and
the second in the first.
|First Cu, cross over, meet in the second place, change places. The
three uppermost man and three uppermost women hands. Fall back a double, second and third
couple change each with his own. while the first couple meet. Then fall a back double
again three by three.
||Now standing as in Greenwood, the first man between the second and third
woman and the first woman between the second and third Men. The first couple lead up, cast
off and meet below, whilest the second and third women and the 2 and third men change
places. The first couple being in the third place, arm whilst the other four take hands
and go half round to the left.