SAGE LEAF

Round for as many as will (4th Ed., 1670).

MUSICMOVEMENTS



A11–4Hands-all eight slips clockwise.
A1(repeat)Hands-all eight slips counter-clockwise to places.
B1–4The men move forward a double to centre and fall back a double to places.
5–8The women do likewise.
C1–4First couple leads forward a double to centre and falls back a double.
5–8First man and first woman turn with right hands.
(Played as many times as there are couples)
This figure is then performed in turn by each of the other couples
D1–4Each man turns his partner with the right hand, passes her on and turns the next woman on his right in a like manner and proceeds in this way round the ring, counter-clockwise to his place.
(Played as many times as there are couples)
B, C, DThe three figures B, C, and D are executed as many times as there are couples. In the first repetition, however, the second couple, instead of the first, will initiate the C movement, in the second repetition, the third couple, and so on. After the last repetition of these three figures the dance is brought to a conclusion as follows:
A21–4Hands-all eight slips clockwise.
A2(repeat)Hands-all eight slips counter-clockwise to places.



Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart