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No. 21 - Duet - Jeanie and Widdicombe - "Not at present."

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Jeanie: When I have married you, my dear, and you have married me,
We'll keep a little tuck-shop down beside the silver sea!
Widdicombe: Behind the bulls-eye bottles for the customers we'll watch,
And I will take the pennies for the special butterscotch!
Jeanie: Not at present! Not just at present!
Widdicombe: But a little pocket money would be pleasant!
Jeanie: You'll have half-a-crown on Saturday, my bonnie little man.
Widdicombe: Well, I'd like you just to make it half-a-sov'reign if you can!
Jeanie: Then of course you'll go and put it on a horse that also ran!
Widdicombe: Don't you trust your little hubby?
Jeanie: Not at present!
   
Widdicombe: Although I'm fond of comfort, dearest Jeanie, I must own
That in our house I never wish to have the telephone.
Jeanie: But surely it's so handy — only think what you can do.
You ring up all your friends, and in a minute you are through.
Widdicombe: Not at present! Not just at present!
Though the operator's voice is very pleasant,
Still, she never seems to listen to the number that you say,
And you find you've got the wrong one after half-an-hour's delay.
Jeanie: But the Government have taken on the telephones today;
Don't you find a great improvement?
Widdicombe: Not at present!
   
Widdicombe: Now if we keep a servant, we shall find it very hard
To lick and stick a gummy stamp upon a grimy card!
Jeanie: But think of the advantages whenever you are ill,
You get the doctor when you like without the doctor's bill.
Widdicombe: Not at present! Not just at present!
Both: For the doctors are exceedingly unpleasant!
Widdicombe: You may call for a physician but he says he will not come.
Jeanie: And perhaps we may be poisoned by the germs upon the gum!
Widdicombe: Then we'll send you to be treated in a sanatorium.
Jeanie: Are them any of them ready?
Widdicombe: Not at present!
   
Widdicombe: Now there's a knotty question I should rather like to raise:
Supposing that our little home was fairly in a blaze —
If you had a Madonna done by Mister Raphael,
Now would you save the picture or the baby, can you tell?
Jeanie: Not at present! Not just at present!
For to choose between the two would not be pleasant!
Weel, it's ower soon to talk about the baby, ye'll agree,
And we haven't bought the picture, so we'd better wait and see.
Widdicombe: But suppose you had the option, would you save the dog or me?
Jeanie: Well, it's odds upon the doggie just at present!

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