Longways for as many as will; in one part (10th Ed., 1698)


N.B. — The tune is in triple time, i.e., three steps to the bar.
(Duple minor-set.)
A11The first man turns his partner half-way round and changes places with her.
2–4First man, honouring his partner on the first beat of the second bar, joins both hands with her, moves backwards, pulling her after him, bears to his left and falls into the second place, second couple moving up into first place.
5–8Second couple does the same, first couple moving up into first place.
B1Partners face and join both hands. The first couple slips down three steps while the second couple slips up three steps, the second couple going between the first man and first woman and under their arms.
2Same again in reverse to places, the first couple passing between the second man and second woman and under ther arms.
3–4All fall back three steps and move forward to places, turning single as they do so.
5–6As in bars 1 and 2.
7–8First man and first woman cast down into second place; while second couple leads up into first place (progressive).

Page transcribed by Hugh Stewart