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No. 8 - Duet - Nancy and Teddy - "Fly-Away Jack."

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Teddy: As Fly-Away Jack soars up aloft
Upon his airy flight,
Of a dainty little Jill he catches sight.
Nancy: And Stop-at-Home Jill is quite surprised
When Jack flies down like that,
And begins with her to have a little chat.
Teddy: Now Jill, no doubt, should turn her back,
And toss her head without replying;
Nancy: But while she talks to Fly-Away Jack,
It's funny how the time goes flying!
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack!
Nancy: Stop-at-Home Jill!
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack is inclined
To stop and talk to Jill all day.
Nancy: Stop-at-Home Jill wouldn't mind
But fears what other folk might say.
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack will heave a sigh.
Nancy: Somebody might be passing by.
You must fly away,
But remember that Jack
Must fly along back
To Jill some day!
   
Teddy: Now Fly-Away Jack hopes Jill some day
Will give her friends the slip,
And perhaps will let him take her for a trip.
Nancy: Oh, Stop-at-Home Jill among the clouds
Would love to swoop and dart,
But she'll be a little nervous at the start.
Teddy: Well, Jack will hold her tight, you see,
Until again the earth they're nearing.
Nancy: But if Jack's arms aren't perfectly free,
However can he do the steering!
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack!
Nancy: Stop-at-Home Jill!
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack in the air
Might whisper in a tender tone.
Nancy: Stop-at-Home Jill wouldn't care,
There'd not be any chaperone.
Teddy: Fly-Away Jack might steal a kiss.
Nancy: Oh, what is Jill to say to this?
You must fly away,
But remember that Jack
Must fly along back
To Jill some day!

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