Longways for as many as will
or THE DUKE OF RUTLAND'S DELIGHT Duple minor longways, G minor, 2/2
The Dancing Master, Vol. 2, 4th Ed. (Young), 1728. The Country Dance Book, Part IV, Cecil J. Sharp (H. E. Styles), 1985.
A1 8 First couple cross and go below, second couple move up. A2 8 First couple turn partner (Now improper). A2 8 First couple cross and go below NEXT couple, who move up. A2 8 First couple turn partners (Now proper). B1 4 First couple leads up to "progressed" place, second couple go down on outside. 8 First couple circle with original seconds. 4 All turn single (left). B2 8 Circular hey. 8 Turn partners.
There is another version from “Country Dances from Colonial New York: James Alexander's Notebook, 1730”
A1 1-8 M1 hey with women A2 1-8 W1 hey with men B1 1-4 C1 "cross over 2 couples" skipping 5-8 C1 lead to top and cast off 1 place B2 1-8 C1 and C2 4 changes R&L
Note that these latter instructions do not define the cross over 2 couples. Cold_and_Raw_or_Juice_of_Barley–036.mp3.zip Suggestion: Cross over and go down past 2 couples, then lead to top and cross and cast 1 place. Or cross, cast 1, cross, cast 1. (Latter quite demanding in time.)