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No. 11 - Song - Zaccary - "From Far Peru."

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Zaccary: I've travelled far where panthers are
That jump on you and catch you!
And snakes that twist about your wrist
And kill you if they scratch you!
I've run for miles from crocodiles
That came with jaws extended;
But I have brought the flower I sought,
The orchid rare and splendid!
Chorus: Ah!
Zaccary: In the wilds of far Peru,
Chorus: Oo,
Zaccary: It was there the orchid grew!
Chorus: Oo,
Zaccary: Where the vampire bats flew
Through the vapours of blue,
In the woods of far Peru!
Chorus: In the wilds of far Peru,
Zaccary: Oo,
Chorus: It was there the orchid grew!
Zaccary: Oo,
All: Where the vampire bats flew
Through the vapours of blue,
In the woods of far Peru!
   
Zaccary: Gorilla hordes with poisoned swords
By day and night attacked me!
At dawn and dark, Peruvian bark
I heard as bloodhounds tracked me!
I climbed for weeks the icy peaks,
And reached the top a victor;
And lastly, I was swallowed by
A monstrous boa constrictor!
Chorus: Ah!
Zaccary: In the wilds of far Peru,
Chorus: Oo,
Zaccary: He had room inside for two!
Chorus: Oo,
Zaccary: But my trowel I drew,
And I dug my way through
To the light of far Peru!
Chorus: In the wilds of far Peru,
Zaccary: Oo,
Chorus: He had room inside for two!
Zaccary: Oo,
All: But his trowel he drew,
And he dug his way through
To the light of far Peru!
   
Chorus: Ah!

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