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No. 19 - Duet - Lord Bicester and Floot - In your defence.

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Bicester & Floot: We get some funny cases to attend to nowadays,
We treat them with politeness, 'cos it generally pays;
We say we know they're guilty, which it's useless to deny,
And ask them to explain themselves, and how, and when, and why?
(And they're usually convicted on the things that they reply!)
Give us your name and your address,
The crime of which you're guilty is immense;
From information we've received,
You're not the man that we believed —
What have you got to say in your defence?
Give us your name and your address,
The crime of which you're guilty is immense;
From information we've received,
You're not the man that we believed —
What have you got to say in your defence?

I dropp'd into a music-hall — I went in on a pass;
I see a clarssic dancer — but I didn't see much clarss!
Of course I've been a married man for twenty years or more,
And in the Nashnal Gallery I 'ad a job before —
And I was so disappointed when I see how much she wore!
Give us your name and your address,
You're not a dancer in the classic sense!
Why, the evidence all shows
That you've twice appear'd in cloe's —
What have you got to say in your defence?
Give us your name and your address,
You're not a dancer in the classic sense!
Why, the evidence all shows
That you've twice appear'd in cloe's —
What have you got to say in your defence?

As I was passing down White'all the other night at eight,
I come across a female in a most excited state.
I 'eard a noise like breaking glass — I subsequently learn'd
It was done by that young party what I previous discern'd,
A Suffragette, that's what she was — and left no stone unturn'd!
Give us your name and your address,
You've caused the country very great expense;
Tho' Mister Asquith still remains,
Still you have smash'd two Teddy Panes —
What have you got to say in your defence?
Give us your name and your address,
You've caused the country very great expense;
Tho' Mister Asquith still remains,
Still you have smash'd two Teddy Panes —
What have you got to say in your defence?

Sometimes we have some trouble with a very smart young swell,
Who's gone without his breakfast and has dined a bit too well;
We take him in the charge room, and we put him thro' it all,
We ask him where he went to when he left the music-hall,
And sev'ral things no sober man could possibly recall!
Give us your name and your address,
We think we'll have to fine you eighteen pence;
Both of us thought we'd got you there,
But we admit you beat us fair —
We've nothing at all to say in your defence!
Give us your name and your address,
We think we'll have to fine you eighteen pence;
Both of us thought we'd got you there,
But we admit you beat us fair —
We've nothing at all to say in your defence!

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