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No. 10 - Trio - Fanny, Aladdin and Chris

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Chris: What maid could read amiss
An attitude like this,
Or reward such deep devotion with the mitten?
Fanny: While any damsel knows
A person in this pose,
By the beauty of her charms is deeply smitten.
Aladdin: Do you think I can convey,
By standing in this way,
That the idol of my heart beyond my reach is?
Fanny: Oh, yes, that's rather good.
Chris: It would be understood
Slightly better than a string of soulful speeches.
Aladdin: Soulful speeches.
Fanny: Soulful speeches.
Chris: Than a string of soulful speeches.
All: Ah! Sweetest of all of the words of love
Are the words that are unsaid.
Truest of all of the vows of love
Are the vows by glances sped.
Little the need for speech to voice
A passion deep or grand.
Tell her your story with your eyes,
And she will understand.
   
Chris: A girl who knows her book
Could won be by a look,
If 'twere given with this eloquent expression.
Fanny: You'll find this type of gaze
Will tender tumults raise,
'Mid the heart-strings of a damsel of discretion.
Aladdin: Very well, then I shall try
The telepathic eye,
And look my infatuation in this fashion.
Fanny: Not bad, in fact, quite fair.
Chris: It's certain with that stare
You could move a wooden image to compassion.
Aladdin: Real compassion.
Fanny: Real compassion.
Chris: Wooden image to compassion.
All: Ah! Sweetest of all of the words of love
Are the words that are unsaid.
Truest of all of the vows of love
Are the vows by glances sped.
Little the need for speech to voice
A passion deep or grand.
Tell her your story with your eyes,
And she will understand.

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