arranged by Cecil Sharp
from The Playford Ball Book, 1651
FORMATION: 3 couples, longway set
Partners lead up a double and fall back a double, twice.
The first man then changes places with middle dancer opposite, then with last dancer on his own side. All lead up a double and fall back a double.
Repeat with first woman, then second woman, then second man, then third man, and then the third woman, ending with everyone back where they started.
Partners side twice.
The first couple takes both hands and goes four slips down between second couple while they move four slips up outside to the top. Then repeat, with the second couple slipping down inside, and the first up outside. Then repeat the whole figure once more.
Meanwhile, the third couple faces, crosses and skips around outside of the set, then crosses again at the top and back down to place.
Finally, the third and second couples repeat said movement, with the third couple slipping up inside and the second couple down outside, while the first couple crosses and skip around set.
Partners arm twice, first the left and then the right.