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No. 16 - Song - Governor and Chorus

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Governor: We are that person glorious,
Chorus: The Governor, the Governor;
Governor: And no one dares to equal us
The Governor of Villaya.
We keep the peace or wage the war,
Chorus: The Governor, the Governor;
Governor: And common people bow before
The Governor of Villaya.
We are the greatest man
That is living at the present day, Ah!
We wonder how we can
Do it upon our official pay, Ah!
Stern in the battle's roar,
On a holiday we're bright and gay, Ah!
We are the Governor
Of the interesting city of Villaya.
Chorus: He is the greatest man
That is living at the present day, Ah!
We wonder how he can
Do it upon his official pay, Ah!
Stern in the battle's roar,
On a holiday he's bright and gay, Ah!
He is the Governor
Of the interesting city of Villaya.
   
Governor: But if a nice young girl trips by,
Chorus: The Governor, the Governor;
Governor: There's a wink in the naughty wicked eye
Of the Governor of Villaya.
At night we wander round her door.
Chorus: The Governor, the Governor;
Governor: At serenades we rather score;
The Governor of Villaya!
We take our light guitar,
And a pretty prelude thus we play, Ah!
We call her Sun and Star,
Not to mention Moon and Milky Way, Ah!
She sighs when we implore,
And the sequel we decline to say. Ah!
We are the Governor
Of the exemplary city of Villaya.
Chorus: He takes his light guitar,
And a pretty prelude tries to play, Ah!
He calls the girl his Star,
Not to mention Moon and Milky Way, Ah!
She calls for an encore,
That, at least, is what he means to say. Ah!
Fie on the Governor
Of the highly moral city of Villaya.
Viva!

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