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No. 19 - Song - Flai-Hai and Chorus

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Flai-Hai: As the ruler of my party
I made up my royal mind,
Girls: Made up his royal mind,
Men: Made up his royal mind,
Flai-Hai: That I'd be a public idol
Of the rough and ready kind.
Girls: The rough and ready kind.
Men: The tough and Teddy kind.
Flai-Hai: And this is what I tried my best to do.
Chorus: He tried to do.
Flai-Hai: I became a gallant leader of the noble volunteer,
Girls: The noble volunteer.
Men: The noble volunteer.
Flai-Hai: When I fought the mountain lion I would ne'er betray a fear.
Girls: He'd ne'er betray a fear.
Men: He'd ne'er betray a fear.
Flai-Hai: And I gave an awful scare
To the ferocious bull and bear,
While ev'ry octopus I meet
Surely would beat a safe retreat.
When it comes to hunting game,
I am the boldest you can name,
I am a politician wise, you can surmise.
Chorus: We can surmise.
Flai-Hai: You can surmise.
Chorus: We can surmise.
Flai-Hai: You can surmise I am a politician wise.
For I'm strenuous and scrappy,
Yet delighted, bluff, and happy,
I'm the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Full of most surprising capers,
Keep my picture in the papers,
I'm the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Chorus: He is strenuous and scrappy,
Yet delighted, bluff, and happy,
He's the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Full of most surprising capers,
Keeps his picture in the papers,
Does the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Flai-Hai: The Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
All: The Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
   
Flai-Hai: As a democratic ruler
I invite my friends to dine,
Girls: Invites his friends to dine,
Men: Invites them all to dine,
Flai-Hai: I do not insist on evening dress
Or draw the color line.
Girls: Or draw the color line.
Men: Or draw the color line.
Flai-Hai: It fills my heart with joy to start a row.
Chorus: To start a row.
Flai-Hai: As a plural sort of papa it has always been my pride,
Girls: Has always been his pride.
Men: Has always been his pride.
Flai-Hai: To bless the babies that will save our race from suicide.
Girls: Our race from suicide.
Men: Our race from suicide.
Flai-Hai: I can box and row and skate,
I'm an athletic heavy-weight,
And I can cheer a football score
Just like a 'rah 'rah sophomore.
All the friends I love the best
Live in the wild and woolly West,
I am a politician wise, you can surmise.
Chorus: We can surmise.
Flai-Hai: You can surmise.
Chorus: We can surmise.
Flai-Hai: You can surmise I am a politician wise.
For I'm strenuous and scrappy,
Yet I wear a grin that's happy,
I'm the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
With a chip upon my shoulder,
No commander could be bolder,
I'm the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Chorus: He is strenuous and scrappy,
Yet he wears a grin that's happy,
He's the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
With a chip upon his shoulder,
No commander could be bolder,
He's the Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
Flai-Hai: The Sho-Gun of Kachoo.
All: The Sho-Gun of Kachoo.

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