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The hieroglyphics describe the dance

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A favourite figure dance was universally adopted throughout the country, in which two partners, who were usually men, advanced toward each other, or stood face to face upon one leg, and having performed a series of movements, retired again in opposite directions, continuing to hold by one hand and concluding by turning each other round.

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The Dance (by An Antiquary)
Historic Illustrations of Dancing from 3300 B.C. to 1911 A.D.
By Anonymous
Published in 1911
Available from www.gutenberg.org
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