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No. 15 - Quintet - "Keep Cool."

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Lyndale: Though with rage and indignation you're aglow,
Do not show you're upset.
Teddy: Though my temper boils until I nearly bust,
Yet I must win the bet.
Widdicombe: When I think about the trip I've got to take,
Then I shake like a leaf.
I shall never see my happy home again,
If the 'plane comes to grief.
Baron: Ah! Messieurs, at times like these
Don't get angry, if you please!
All: Pray be cool! Calm and cool!
Though with rage you may be quivering,
Or with fear you're simply shivering,
Still you'll find that it's wiser, as a rule,
To behave as though there was nothing the matter,
And keep quite cool!
   
Lyndale: You may feel inclin'd to rave and tear your hair,
Or to swear like the deuce.
Teddy: I should like to hit him hard upon the nose
But suppose that's no use.
Widdicombe: I should like to run away on nimble feet
Like a fleet antelope;
But my legs are somehow rooted to the spot,
So there's not any hope!
Baron: Ah! Messieurs, what do you dread?
It is wrong to lose your head.
All: Pray be cool! Calm and cool!
Though with rage you may be quivering,
Or with fear you're simply shivering,
Still you'll find that it's wiser, as a rule,
To behave as though there was nothing the matter,
And keep quite cool!

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