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No. 5 - Song - Lieut. Sweetser and Dutch Cadets

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Sweetser: We know it's something frightful to kill,
Chorus: To kill,
Sweetser: And yet it's quite delightful to drill,
Chorus: To drill,
Sweetser: For when a girl is drilling like this,
Chorus: and this,
Sweetser: Her ways are simply killing.
In this she's not amiss.
Don't fear, we're here.
Chorus: We're near, we appear, we're here.
Sweetser: Though in peace we hide our charms,
How our hearts rejoice
When we hear the call to arms
Sounded by the boys.
Cupid calls and we must go.
Still we've no regrets
When we salute and face the foe,
Who'll fight the Dutch Cadets?
Chorus: Though in peace we hide our charms,
How our hearts rejoice
When we hear the call to arms
Sounded by the boys.
Cupid calls and we must go.
Still we've no regrets
When we salute and face the foe,
Who'll fight the Dutch Cadets?
   
Sweetser: You see I'm quite enraptured. It's true;
Chorus: We too.
Sweetser: I hope we'll all be captured, I do.
Chorus: We too;
Sweetser: No foeman e'er repels us. Who'd miss
Chorus: A kiss?
Sweetser: You see the Good Book tells us
To love our enemies.
Don't fear, we're here.
Chorus: We're near, we appear, we're here.
Sweetser: Though in peace we hide our charms,
How our hearts rejoice
When we hear the call to arms
Sounded by the boys.
Cupid calls and we must go.
Still we've no regrets
When we salute and face the foe,
Who'll fight the Dutch Cadets?
Chorus: Though in peace we hide our charms,
How our hearts rejoice
When we hear the call to arms
Sounded by the boys.
Cupid calls and we must go.
Still we've no regrets
When we salute and face the foe,
Who'll fight the Dutch Cadets?


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