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  • Fiona Grant

    Fiona Grant March 22, 2006, 8:04 p.m. (Message 44843)

    RE: The Triumph

    Malcolm wrote:
    There is a description of this dance in Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas
    Hardy
    (Chapter Seven - The Tranter's Party) published in 1872   -
    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2662/2662.txt for those people who don't have
    a copy to hand. (Bill Ireland pointed this out to us at St Andrews about 10
    years ago)
    
    Hi Malcolm
    This is one of the most eloquent, entertaining, exhilarating descriptions of
    country dancing I have ever read! It's worth reading the next chapter too:
    CHAPTER VIII: THEY DANCE MORE WILDLY
    
    Many thanks for sharing the link with us.
    Fiona
    Bristol, UK
          

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