Country Dance Book, Part IV.

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.


Put on thy Smock on a Monday (Round for six)
The Gelding of the Devil (Round for six)
Oaken leaves (Round for eight)
Sellenger's Round; or, The Beginning of the World (Round for as many as will)
Heartsease (for four)
Hit and Miss (for four)
The Boatman (Longways for six)
The Whirligig (Longways for six)
Picking up Sticks (Longways for six)
Scotch Cap (Longways for six)
Greenwood (Longways for six)
Step Stately (Longways for three, five, seven or nine couples)
Aye me; or, The Symphony (Longways for eight)
Prince Rupert's March (Longways for eight)
The Health; or, The Merry Wassail (Longways for eight)


Halfe Hannikin (progressive; irregular)
The Collier's Daughter; or, The Duke of Rutland's Delight (Triple-minor-set)
Up Goes Ely (Triple-minor-set)
Every Lad his Lass (Triple-minor-set)
Epsom New Wells (Triple-minor-set)
My Lady's Courant (Triple-minor-set)
Orleans Baffled (Triple-minor-set)
A Trip to Kilburn (Triple-minor-set)
My Lady Winwood's Maggot (Triple-minor-set)
The Maiden's Blush (Triple-minor-set)
Jenny, come tie my Cravat (Triple-minor-set)
Mr Isaac's Maggot (Duple-minor-set)
The Fit's come on me now (Duple-minor-set)
The Coronation Day (Duple-minor-set)
Lady Banbury's Hornpipe (Duple-minor-set)
Christchurch Bells (Duple-minor-set)
The Whim (Duple-minor-set)
Love lies a-bleeding (Duple-minor-set)
Jacob Hall's Jig (Duple-minor-set)
The Temple Change (Duple-minor-set)
The Mary and Dorothy (Duple-minor-set)
Jog on (Duple-minor-set)
The Mock Hobby Horse (Duple-minor-set)
Juice of Barley (Duple-minor-set)
Maids' Morris (Duple-minor-set)
Lilli Burlero (Duple-minor-set)
Pool's Hole (Duple-minor-set)
King of Poland (Duple-minor-set)

Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart