GODDESSES.

Longways as many as will; * in eleven parts (1st Ed., 1650).

MUSIC.MOVEMENTS

First Part.
A1-4All lead up a double and fall back a double to places (r.s.).
5-8That again.
B1-4First man casts off and, followed by the rest of the men, casts down to the bottom place; while first woman, followed by the rest of the women, does the same (sk.s).
5-8First man casts off and, followed by the rest of the men, casts up to his place; while the women do the same (sk.s.).

Second Part.
A1-4First man crosses over and, followed by the rest of the men, casts down outside the women until he stands behind the last woman (sk.s.).
5-8Last man crosses over and, followed by the rest of the men, moves down to his place (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Third Part.
A1-8Women do as men did in Second Part (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Fourth Part.
A1-8First man crosses over and, followed by the rest of the men, dances down outside the women, turns to his right below last woman and dances up the middle to his place (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Fifth Part.
A1-8Women do as men did in Fourth Part (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Sixth Part.
A1-4Men hands-all, clockwise.
5-8Men hands-all, counter-clockwise, to places.
B1-8As in First Part.

Seventh Part.
A1-8Women do as men did in Sixth Part (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Eighth Part.
A1-4Men and women hands-all, clockwise.
5-8All dance back again, counter-clockwise, to places.
B1-8As in First Part.

Ninth Part.
A1-8Men dance the straight-hey on their own side, odd numbers facing down, even numbers up (sk.s.). (Fig.12, p.53).
B1-8As in First Part.

Tenth Part.
A1-8Women do as men did in Ninth Part (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.

Eleventh Part.
Aad libAll dance the circular-hey (Fig.10, p.49), odd numbers facing up, even number down, first man and first woman passing by the right (sk.s.).
B1-8As in First Part.


When there are more than four couples, it will be necessary to repeat each strain of the music throughout the dance, with the exception of the first strain, A, in the First Part.


In the Graded Seris Cecil Sharp states that this is a dance for four couples, and says "if desired, the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Parts may be omitted."

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