If All the World Were Paper
for a square of four numbered couples.
Reconstructed by Lady Grainne.
Music:
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1: Everyone take hands, meet a double.
2: Back a double.
3&4: Face your partner and set and turn single (left).
Verse 1, Part B
1: Take hands in a circle, meet a double.
2: Back a double.
3&4: Face your partner and set and turn single (right).
Chorus 1, Part A
1: Odd men change places in a double.
2: Odd women change places in a double.
3&4: Hey back to place: Odds change places with their partners by left shoulders, then across the square with their opposites by right shoulders.
Chorus 1, Part B
1: Even men change places in a double.
2: Even women change places in a double.
3&4: Hey back to place: Evens change places with their partners by left shoulders, then across the square with their opposites by right shoulders.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side left with your partner.
3&4: Set and turn (left).
Verse 2, Part B
1&2: Side right with your partner.
3&4: Set and turn (right).
Chorus 2, Part A
1: Odd couples meet a double.
2: Odds take inside hands with your opposite and lead out of the center between the even couples.
3: Odds cast off and return to their places.
4: Odds turn their partners all the way around.
Chorus 2, Part B
1: Even couples meet a double.
2: Evens take inside hands with your opposite and lead out of the center between the odd couples.
3: Evens cast off and return to their places.
4: Evens turn their partners all the way around.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1&2: Arm left with your partner.
3&4: Set and turn (left).
Verse 3, Part B
1&2: Arm right with your partner.
3&4: Set and turn (right).
Chorus 3, Part A
1: Odd couples change places with your opposites across the square by left shoulders (no hands).
2: Odd couples change places with your partner by right shoulders (still no hands).
3: Odd couples cross back across the square with your opposites using left hands.
4: Odd couples change places with your partner by right hands.
Chorus 3, Part B
1: Even couples change places with your opposites across the square by left shoulders (no hands).
2: Even couples change places with your partner by right shoulders (still no hands).
3: Even couples cross back across the square with your opposites using left hands.
4: Even couples change places with your partner by right hands.