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No. 14 - Ensemble

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Greta: There's an end to all things pleasant,
Gayest hours take swiftest flight.
Marie: Now to all the friends here present,
Time has come to say good night.
Chorus: Alas! too short the ev'ning seems;
Good night and happy be your dreams!
Greta, Marie, Otto & Rodolph:
  Good night! good night,
Good night, good night!
Marie & Otto: Gallant bridegroom! Lovely bride!
May no sorrow e'er betide!
May my/your happiness abide,
Chorus: Fair as now...
Rodolph: As now it seems.
All his blessings Hymen show'rs,
He strews your path with flowers
Chorus: And Cupid rules the hours.
Pumpernickel: Here's an idea bright,
Let us stay and sing all night.
Aufpassen: Let us make the bridegroom groan
By staying here to chaperone.
Otto: Here is an idea bright,
Yes let us stay and sing all night, yes let us...
Chorus: Here's an idea, stay up and sing all night,
Greta: An idea bright, stay up all night,
Let's make the bridegroom groan,
Stay and chaperone, stay all night,
Chorus: Ha! ha! ha! ha!
Others: An idea bright, ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!
All: Gallant bridegroom! Lovely bride!
May no sorrow e'er betide!
May my/your happiness abide,
Fair as now it seems.
All his blessings Hymen show'rs,
As he strews your path with flow'rs
Cupid rules the rosy hours;
Happy be your/our dreams,
Good night, good night!
Pumpernickel & Aufpassen:
  Let us say "good night" all night
Others: Good night, good night!
Pumpernickel & Aufpassen:
  Ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!
Chorus: Happy be your dreams, good night,
Others: Good night, good night, good night.
Chorus: May your dreams be fair and bright.

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