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No. 10 - Duet - Dora and Nancy

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Dora: Now I have married you, Sir!
Nancy: Now I have married you, Madam!
Dora: We'll be a pair such as were ne'er
Heard of since Eve and her Adam.
Nancy: Just as oases occur,
Dora: Out in the wilderness arid,
Nancy: We shall display, what is the way,
How to be happy though married.
I will come home to tea,
Dora: I'll make the tea for you,
Nancy: I may be late, seven or eight,
Dora: I will sit up till half past two,
Kate: If I return at three —
Nancy: Flushed with unruly mirth,
Dora: Never you fear, I'll laugh with you dear,
Both: The happiest pair on earth.
   
Dora: If you should look at a maid,
Nancy: If I have carelessly kiss'd her,
Dora: I am not hard, I can regard
Any such girl as a sister!
Nancy: I too shall not be dismay'd,
Kate: Though at a man you may wink so,
Dora: You're very kind, if you don't mind
How to be happy, I think so.
Nancy: I'll never beat my wife —
Dora: I'll never scold my boy!
Nancy: If other chaps like her, perhaps,
That will not spoil her husband's joy.
Dora: So we will pass our life
Nancy: Flirting for all we're worth,
Dora: Merry at heart and always apart,
Both: The happiest pair on earth.
The happiest pair, the happiest pair,
Ah! Ah! Ah! The happiest pair,
The happiest pair on earth.

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