FOUR-COUPLE FIGURES page 10
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  1. All drop hands but odds keep inside hands joined. Odds raise an arch and go forward over the even lady. Without turning around, odds step to the left and back the arch over the even gent. Evens then take a turn leading the figure. [Peek-a-Boo Over; Bonner]
     
  2. Couple one circles with couple two. Gent one releases corner and couple three step into the gap, reforming the circle. Continue circling, then break and couples promenade ccw. Gents turn back and swing with the ladies behind. Promenade single file with the gent following the woman he has just swung. Gents turn back and swing the next lady behind, again promenading single behind that lady. Finally, gents turn back and swing partners and all circle left. Gent one releases corner, couple four steps into the gap and all the above is repeated. [Morgantown Fig. 6; Dalsemer]
     
    The first couple go to the right, circle four and hold up tight - - - - - - - - open up and take two more, it's six hands now around the floor - - - - - - - - - - - - chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your corner awhile - - - - chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your corner awhile - - - - chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your partner awhile - - - - circle six when you get straight, open up and take in eight - - - - - - - -chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your corner awhile - - - - chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your corner awhile - - - - chase 'em back, Indian style - - - - turn and swing your partner awhile - - - - circle eight when you get straight - - - - everybody circle eight - - - - ~ Worley Gardner

  3. A variation of duck for the oyster. Couple one circles with couple two. Gent one releases corner and couple three step into the gap, reforming the circle. Continue circling, then advance and retire with a shout. Couple one ducks under any arch made by the other dancers, pulling all through. As the ones pass through the arch they turn away from each other, lifting their joined hands in an arch over their own heads. The ones walk their own arch forward over the top of the others and resume circling left. Gent one releases corner, couple four steps into the gap and all the above is repeated. [Morgantown Fig. 7; Dalsemer]
     
    The first couple go to the right, circle four and hold up tight - - - - - - - - open up and take two more and six hands now around the floor - - - - - - - - dive for the oyster - - - - - - and now for the clam- - - - now for the oyster, take a whole can- - - - - - - - - - - - circle six when you get straight, open upand take in eight - - - - - - - - dive for the oyster - - - - - - and now for the clam - - - - - - and now for the oyster, take a whole can- - - - - - - - - - - - circle eight when you get straigh, everybody circle eight - - - - ~ Worley Gardner

    A variation, combining Duck For The Oyster with the Grand March: One of the gents releases corner and all squares form one large circle moving cw. The break is danced (see Intros, Breaks and Endings 5 below,) ending in a promenade. Then all join in a circle and and dance "Dive for the Oyster" as in 2 above, lead couple designated by caller. Dance the break, ending in a promenade. Lead couple leads into grand march, beginning by promenading in a line up the center. Couples cast off at the top, alternating left and right, and head south in two parallel lines of couples. At the bottom, couples wheel around and march back up in lines of four. The lines cast off right and left at the top, go down the sides, wheel at the bottom and come back up in lines of eight. Those lines again cast off right and left, then each line joins in a circle of eight, reforming the original squares. Dance The Break and The Ending (see Intros, Breaks and Endings in the squares index, 4 and 5.) [Morgantown Special Ending for Fig. 7; Dalsemer]
     
    - - - - open up and circle the hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - dance around the corner gal and now around your partners all, you turn the corner your left hand and you walk right into a right and left grand - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - everybody promenade- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - circle the hall one more time - - - - - - - - - - - - dive for the oyster - - - - - - - - - - - - and now for the clam - - - - - - - - and now for the oyter take a whole can - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - dance around the corner gal and now around your partners all, you turn that corner your left hand, you walk right into a right and left grand, the left foot up the right foot down, left foot, right foot all the way around - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - everybody promenade - - - - - I need a head couple - - - - - - - - - - - - down the center eight by eight- - - - - - - - - - - - eight to the right and eight to the left- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - circle eight when you get straight, everybody circle eight - - - - - - - - you dance around the corner gal and now around your partners all, you turn that corner your left hand, you walk right into a right and left grand, the left foot up, the right foot down, left foot, right foot all the way aroud - - - - - - - - everybody promenade - - - - - - - - - - - - swing your corner just for fun, you swing your corne round and round - - - - - - - - now go home and swing your own and we will call it done - - - - - - ~ Worley Gardner

  4. (Singing call.) Gent one swings lady two and brings her back to circle three with lady one. Gent one leaves to swing lady three and brings her back to the circle. Gent one repeats with lady four, bringing her back to join the circle left. While the circle continues, gent one steps into the center. All the ladies then go home to swing partners. Each gent takes a turn leading. Then the ladies each lead with her first swing on the corner. [Morgantown Fig. 8 (Rattler); Dalsemer]
     

  5. (Singing call.) Gent one swings lady two, swings his partner, allemandes left lady two, and swings his partner again while the other couples swing. Gent one repeats the above with ladies three and four. [Morgantown Fig. 9 (Bully of the Town); Dalsemer]
     

  6. (Semi-singing call.) Gent one, beginning with lady two, swings each lady in turn, working ccw around the square. Then all swing partners. Each gent repeats the above. Then the ladies lead, the first swing being with corners. [Morgantown Fig. 10 (The Girl I Left Behind Me); Dalsemer]
     

  7. (Semi-singing call) Gent one knocks on gent two's chest, then splits the twos and travels around either the gent or the lady. Gent one swings either the gent or the lady then returns home and both couples swing. [Morgantown Fig. 11 (The Farmer's Daughter); Dalsemer]
     
  8. (Singing call.) Couple three join both hands and raise an arch while couples two and four advance to do the same with opposites, forming a tunnel. Couple one, arms around waists, passes through the tunnel, wheels at the end, pass back through and wheels around at home. As couple one wheels around, the others step back to place. All see-saw corners, do-si-do partners, promenade corners. [Morgantown Fig. 12 (Cindy); Dalsemer]
     

  9. (Singing call.) Gent one promenades the outside, then swings with partner in center while others circle around them. They circle left, then right, then all swing partners. [Morgantown Fig. 13 (Marching Through Georgia); Dalsemer]
     
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