Country Dance Book, Part II.

Introduction

The Dance

The figures described above are the commonplaces of the Country Dance, and are to be found, one or other of them, in pretty nearly every dance. The rest - and they are infinite in number and variety - are described in the notations as they arise.

Notation

Jenny Pluck Pears (Round for six)
Putney Ferry (Round for six)
Mage on a Cree (Round for eight)
The Fine Companion (Round for eight)
Newcastle (Round for eight)
Gathering Peascods (Round for aw many as will)
Oranges and Lemons (Square for eight)
Dull Sir John (Square for eight)
Rufty Tufty (for four)
Parson's Farewell (for four)
The Glory of the West (for four)
Saint Martin's (for four)
Hey, Boys, up go we (for four)
Grimstock (Longways for six)
The Beggar Boy (Longways for six)
Chestnut; or, Dove's Figary (Longways for six)
The Black Nag (Longways for six)
Cheerily and Merrily (Longways for eight)
Ten Pound Lass (Longways for eight)
Nonesuch; or, à la Mode de France (Longways for eight)
Dargason; or, Sedany (Longways for as many as will)
Goddesses (Longways for as many as will)
New Bo-Peep; or, Pickadilla (Longways for as many as will)
Staines Morris (Longways for as many as will)
Amarillis (Longways for as many as will)
Black Jack (Longways for as many as will)
Jamaica (Longways for as many as will)
My Lady Cullen (Longways for as many as will)
London is a Fine Town; or, Watton Town's End (Longways for as many as will)
The Twenty-Ninth of May (Longways for as many as will)
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