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No. 8 - Song - King Henry - "Woman rules the King."

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King Henry: A King may rule his army,
A King may rule his navy,
He may command a force on land
Or on the ocean wavy;
Although so great a potentate
To friend and foe I am,
To woman-kind I am inclined
To be a perfect lamb.
Oh! woman, lovely woman,
You're the Queen above us Kings,
You over-awe our will and law,
Our dignity takes wings;
A King may sway the church and state,
His fame all men may sing,
A King may rule a nation great,
But woman rules the King.
Oh! woman, lovely woman,
You're the Queen above us Kings,
You over-awe our will and law,
Our dignity takes wings;
A King may sway the church and state,
His fame all men may sing,
A King may rule a nation great,
But woman rules the King.
   
  A King may conquer tyrants,
Defeat an upstart neighbor,
His subjects all, both great and small,
He'll crush with little labor;
To battles grand, by sea or land,
He may devote his life,
But you may swear he will not dare
To talk back to his wife.
Oh! woman, lovely woman,
You're the Queen above us Kings,
You over-awe our will and law,
Our dignity takes wings;
A King may sway the church and state,
His fame all men may sing,
A King may rule a nation great,
But woman rules the King.
Oh! woman, lovely woman,
You're the Queen above us Kings,
You over-awe our will and law,
Our dignity takes wings;
A King may sway the church and state,
His fame all men may sing,
A King may rule a nation great,
But woman rules the King.

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