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No. 2 - Song - King Henry and Chorus - "I'm bluff King Hal."

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King Henry: Behold in me a potentate
Of lineage old and splendid.
From Kings, a line with right divine
I am of course descended.
I'm England's eighth King Henry called;
King Hal or sometimes Harry;
And when I'm bored by cares and horde,
Another wife I marry;
Chorus: And when he's bored by cares and horde,
Another wife he marries;
King Henry: Oh! I am Bluff King Hal!
A mighty monarch I.
I'm gruff and I'm grim and it's woe to him
Who would my will defy.
I'm ready for a battle, a bottle or a gal,
Oh! a paragon of potentates is Bluff King Hal!
Chorus: Oh! I am Bluff King Hal!
A mighty monarch I.
I'm gruff and I'm grim and it's woe to him
Who would my will defy.
I'm ready for a battle, a bottle or a gal,
Oh! a paragon of potentates is Bluff King Hal!
   
King Henry: I own no sway of priest or monk,
I hold them cheap, O! very.
Oft me they curse, I just get worse
And burn a monastery.
The monks are good old friends of mine,
As long as they do my way;
But if they doubt, I turn them out
To beg along the highway.
Chorus: But if they doubt, he turns them out
To beg along the highway.
King Henry: For I am Bluff King Hal!
A Briton through and through.
My will is law, to over awe
My subjects good and true.
But just set out a flagon
And you'll find a hearty pal
In this courtly somewhat portly monarch
Bluff King Hal!
Chorus: For I am Bluff King Hal!
A Briton through and through.
My will is law, to over awe
My subjects good and true.
But just set out a flagon
And you'll find a hearty pal
In this courtly somewhat portly monarch
Bluff King Hal!

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