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No. 8 - Duet - Marie and Floot - When the ladies have their way.

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Marie: Man's no longer Lord of all Creation as he used to be—
Mind you've got the housework done as soon as I get home to tea!
Floot: In the future Man as Man is absolutely dead and gone,
Woman's going to wear the breeks when Man has sew'd the buttons on!
Both: Ain't it wonderful to see what things are coming to?
Marie: I shall go and watch a game of football like you used to do.
Floot: I shall have to mind the kids, and cook the food all day;
But you must not swear
If I've curried Willie's hair,
When you ladies have your own sweet way!
   
Marie: Lady-magistrates, I think, will shortly take the place of men—
Just you mind what you're about or you'll get into trouble then!
Floot: Off to Parkhurst you'll be sent before you know the why or how—
Well, it was called Parkhurst— I suppose they'll call it Pankhurst now!
Both: Ain't it wonderful to see what things are coming to?
Marie: It's time you had a lady magistrate.
Floot:   It's "sunshine/sun I'll have to do!
Marie: For six weeks without the option, she'll put you away!
Floot: Well, if she's my wife
She will put me in for life
When you ladies have your own sweet way!
   
Marie: If you men behave yourselves, perhaps we'll take you out to dine;
You shall have the latest food and all the very newest wine!
Floot: Then from Paris you must get me half-a-dozen silk dress-suits,
Not to mention shot silk socks and open-worky patent boots!
Both: Ain't it wonderful to see what things are coming to?
Marie: I shall then invite you out to supper like the Johnnies do!
Floot: I shall hope to get a necklace or a diamond spray,
  A fur-lined hat,
And a silver-plated flat
When you ladies have your own sweet way!

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