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No. 17 - Pas Seul - Danse des Buveurs, and Pas de Fascination

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No. 18 - Finale Act II - Sestett and Chorus -
"Slumber, Mortal."

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Chorus: Sunk to sleep, on the ground,
He's spell-bound!
Ensemble: Slumber, slumber, mortal bold,
Nor awaken till thou'rt old!
Winter, summer o'er thee pass,
Will slowly pass,
Thou'lt not know, alas!
Sleep, mortal sleep!
Slumber, slumber, mortal bold,
Nor awaken till thou'rt old!
Winter, summer o'er thee pass,
Hudson: Thou wilt still sleep on, wilt sleep on!
Till twenty years are past and gone,
Chorus: Thy doom shall be to slumber on!
Rip: I dream! Gretchen! Gretchen!
2nd. Lieutenant: When dead in dreamless sleep,
Rip: I rave!
3rd. Lieutenant: Thy wife for thee shall weep!
Rip: I dream!
1st. Lieutenant: Happy days of yore
Thou shalt know never more!
Rip: Gretchen!
Hudson: Death in life be thy lot,
Forgetting and forgot.
Ensemble: Slumber, mortal bold,
Nor wake till old!
Years will o'er thee pass,
Thou wilt sleep, wilt sleep on!

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