The Hamilton Rant

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Name: The Hamilton Rant Type: Reel Bars: 48
Set: 4 Couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Robert Campbell
Published in: RSCDS Book 22

RSCDS Book 22 (pocket edition, No 2, page 8), 1984

Own music: Unknown Suggested music: N/A

Dance instructions

1 - 2 1st man & 2nd lady cross right hand.
3 - 4 1st lady & 2nd man cross right hand.
5 - 6 1st man & 3rd lady cross right hand.
7 - 8 1st lady & 2nd man cross rigth hand.
9 -12 1s & 3s dance ½ rights & lefts.
13 - 16 1s & 2s dance ½ rights & lefts (everyone should now be back in their original places).
17 - 20 1s cross right hand and cast to 2nd place.
21 - 24 1s turn left hand 1¾ times to face 1st corners.
25 - 28 1s set to & turn 1st corners, 1s finish facing partner diagonally between 1st corners.
29 - 32 1s set to & turn partner to face 2nd corners.
33 - 36 1s set to turn 2nd corners, 1s finish facing partner diagonally between 2nd corners.
37 - 40 1s set to & turn partner to face 2nd corners.
41 - 46 1s, 2s & 3s reel of 3 on the side, 1s start by giving right shoulder to 2nd [[Dance terminology#corners|corner].
47 - 48 1s cross to own sides.

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