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No. 11 - Trio - "Off to Cairo"

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Capt. Naylor: I will bet the crowd a dinner
That I get to Egypt first!
Cosmos: I will judge between the parties!
Capt. Naylor: So the loser finds the liquor,
And the winner finds the thirst!
Cosmos: And the dinner à la carte is!
Capt. Naylor: We'll play a game of Pyramids
And mark it on the Sphinx.
Capt. Pott: We'll wake up ancient mummies
With a course of modern drinks,
Cosmos: We'll see an Eastern dancing girl
Who's up to Western winks.
Trio: With a yo heave ho, my hearties!
So we're off to Cairo, off to Cairo, off to Cairo,
All amongst the jolly Gypsies!
Though it's hot there now we're not there,
I'll get more so in a day or two!
For we're off to Cairo, off to Cairo, off to Cairo!
That is where the present trip is,
And we'll go it if we know it,
Three upon the spree, he, I, and you!
   
Capt. Naylor: I will buy the stock of cigarettes
And smoke them all in fives!
Cosmos: Then I hope you're not the winner!
Capt. Naylor: I will call upon the Pasha
And relieve him of his wives!
Cosmos: You're an old and hardened sinner!
Capt. Naylor: I'll take the crew and passengers
To Palestine in brakes,
Capt. Pott: I mean to ride a camel
Though it fills me full of aches!
Cosmos: I'll teach you how to do it
In a brace of Arab Sheiks.
Trio: And we'll pipe all hands to dinner!
For we're off to Cairo, off to Cairo, off to Cairo,
All amongst the jolly Gypsies!
Though it's hot there now we're not there,
I'll get more so in a day or two!
For we're off to Cairo, off to Cairo, off to Cairo!
That is where the present trip is,
And we'll go it if we know it,
Three upon the spree, he, I, and you!

(Dance.)

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