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THE TIPSY VICAR  (J8x32) Rev William L. Ogburn  TSC 2  1- 4 1s turn by the right to face out, ½ mirror turn 2s to change places  5- 8 1s dance ½ figure of eight down through 3s to finish in 2 nd  place on opposite sides  9-16 1s dance two ½ diagonal rights and lefts (1M up, 1L down), 1s finish facing out 17-18 1s, dancing out, ½ mirror turn 3s above to change places (Men LH, Ladies RH) 19-20 3s, dancing out, ½ mirror turn 2s below to change places (Men RH, Ladies LH) 21-24 1s+2s+3s set, 3s cross RH while 1s+2s ½ turn partner RH, 1s+2s remain in middle BH joined with partner 25-32 1s+2s Poussette Note: On Bar 17, 3 rd  couple, who are in 1 st  place, should initiate the turn, so the instructions could read: 17-18 3s, dancing in, ½ mirror turn 1s below to change places (Men LH, Ladies RH)
Arthur McNair has written a tune of the same name for this dance. Is the dance simply biographical or actually autobiographical ...... ?