Source: David Anderson (1886); published in English Dance & Song, Summer 1966, Volume XXVIII No. 3
Formation: Longways; Duple Minor; Proper
||#1 Man with the two Ladies: Basket - open into a line of three, facing Down, with the Man in the middle, arm in arm
||Line of Three: Lead Down, Turn Alone, Lead Up to Places
||Star Left; Star Right
||Swing & Change: Polka 1 & 1/2 times AC around the other couple to progress
32 bar jigs.
It is not clear how Lady #2 gets from the far end of the line going up the hall back into her own place, ready for the stars. Options include falling behind or casting off during the lead up, or going down through an arch made by the first couple.
The original just says "hands across" which presumably defaults to Star Right first, but the description in the main article specifies Star Left first; I guess it depends on how Lady #2 gets home - I would pick a direction that makes the dance flow better for her.
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