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No. 3 - Duet - Arabella and Polly - "Love."

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Arabella: When a maiden's all a-flutter,
Come and go the frequent blushes,
Half-formed words her soft lips utter;
All in vain her heart she hushes,
Is it Love? she hardly dares ask herself the old, old question.
Polly: Half the time it isn't Love but it's only indigestion.
Arabella: Love has come it must be so,
For Love will come.
Polly:   And Love will go.
Arabella: What is it causes the soul to mount?
Why, it's Love! Love! Love!
Polly: What is it eats up your bank account?
Why, it's Love! Love! Love!
Arabella: What is it fills your heart with thrills?
Polly: What is it runs up your weekly bills?
Arabella: All comprehensive
Polly: But very expensive
Both: Is Love! Love! Love!
Arabella: What is it causes the soul to mount?
Why, it's Love, yes, 'tis Love, 'tis Love!
Polly: What is it eats up your bank account?
Arabella: 'Tis not Love, no 'tis never Love,
Polly: What is it runs up your weekly bills?
Arabella: What is it fills your heart with thrills?
All comprehensive and never
Both: Expensive is Love! Love! Love!
   
Arabella: When with Love the soul is aching,
Polly: That's the time to look for trouble.
Arabella: When a maiden's heart is breaking
Polly: Love has come and bent it double.
Arabella: What is Love? Ah! who shall say?
Though the heart against it labors,
Why love holds us in its sway?
Polly: Only to amuse the neighbors.
Arabella: Love is king! full well we know
That Love will come.
Polly:   And Love will go!
Arabella: What is it makes all the world seem bright?
Why, it's Love! Love! Love!
Polly: What is it keeps us awake at night?
Why, it's Love! Love! Love!
Arabella: Coming to us with resistless might,
Polly: Utterly spoiling our appetite!
Arabella: Pow'r all possessing
Polly: But very depressing
Both: Is Love! Love! Love!
Arabella: What is it makes all the world seem bright?
Why, it's Love, yes, 'tis Love, 'tis Love!
Polly: What is it keeps us awake at night?
Why, it's Love! Love! Love!
Arabella: Coming to us with resistless might,
Polly: Always spoiling your appetite!
Power all possessing but very depressing
Both: Is Love! Love! Love!

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