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No. 19 - Dance

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No. 20 - Song - Pharaoh and Ladies - "Lovely Woman."

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Pharaoh: A lovely woman is a joy
To ev'ry man with eyes,
And all his wit he will employ
To gain her as his prize;
But though we frequently are told
That beauty is a snare,
Of beauty, quite as much as gold,
We like to get our share.
But we find when our beauty is won
That our trouble has only begun,
We must not be jealous
Or else she may tell us
That home to her mother she'll run!
Ladies: We find when our beauty is won
That our trouble has only begun,
Pharaoh: She will say if we're hurt
At her wanting to flirt,
Do you fancy you've married a nun?
   
Pharaoh: My first affair was long ago,
You may have heard her name,
'Twas Cleopatra — and we know
Her beauty brought her fame.
I told her if she'd be my bride
I'd shield her from all shocks,
And she could cast all care aside
And daily darn my socks!
But I'm rather inclined to admit
That although she had beauty and wit,
She was well over forty,
Inclined to be naughty;
We should not have suited a bit!
Ladies: But we're rather inclined to admit
That although she had beauty and wit,
Pharaoh: Suicide with a snake
Was a silly mistake
But I don't think she knew that it bit!
   
Pharaoh: My fond affections then I set
On Helen fair of Troy!
My single woes I would forget
In dreams of double joy!
Another reason I could see
For choosing one so fair,
That she and I would truly be
A most romantic pair!
But I find there is always the chance
That you may have too much of romance,
And Helen of Troy,
Though a beautiful toy,
Is a doll that may lead you a dance!
Ladies: We find there is always the chance
That you may have too much of romance,
Pharaoh: Still she did not consent
And to Paris she went,
But it wasn't the Paris in France!


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