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After All

WEB OPERA


No. 4: Strictly Proper

Midi Symbol MIDI File [18KB, 2' 19" sequenced by Quade Winter]


PENNYFATHER:
  Oh! The larks of long ago, —
SELWORTHY:
  Oh! The things we used to do, —

PENNYFATHER: SELWORTHY:
  You were
  such a dog,   such a dog
  You were
  such a dog,   such a dog,
  You were such a dog,   I was such a dog
  You know.   you know.
  Those happy times are past.
  We were gay, but never fast,
  Oh the larks
  What larks   We had,
  Oh the larks
  we had   we had,

PENNYFATHER and SELWORTHY:
  And the pace we used to go!
Though our Spring is now December,
And our hair is growing grey,
At Paddy’s, you remember,
Do you remember, eh?
    Ha! Ha!
Ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!
      But now we’re getting very proper —
  Very proper, very proper;
We are so very proper,
So proper, so proper
But now we're getting very proper,
Very proper, very proper,
We are so very proper,
      But you remember, eh?

PENNYFATHER:
  Recollect the “Bal Masquè,” —
SELWORTHY:
  And the lively “Pompadour.” —

PENNYFATHER: SELWORTHY:
  You were
  such a dog,   such a dog,
  you were
  such a dog,   such a dog,
  you never got home 'till four!
  You went as a "great grandee"
  And you as an "ancient Guy"
  And you were
  such a dog,   such a dog,
  you were
  such a dog,   such a dog,
  you were later still than I!

PENNYFATHER and SELWORTHY:
  But our Spring is now December,
And our hair is growing grey,
At Paddy’s, you remember!
Do you remember, eh?
    Ha! Ha!
Ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!
      But now we’re getting very proper —
  Very proper, very proper,
We are so very proper,
So proper, so proper
But now we're strictly proper,
Very proper, very proper,
We are so very proper —
      But you remember, eh?

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