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No. 3 — TRIO (WINIFRED, LADY BUSHEY and HORACE)
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LADY BUSHEY.
  My smelling salts get
And my gilt vinaigrette,
    For I own that I need a reviver;
  When I find that a girl
Who is fit for an earl
    Is beloved by an omnibus driver!
  To beauty and birth
In the dust of the earth
    Such a person should grovel and wallow,
  To think he should dare
To make love to a fare —
    Oh! I wonder whatever will follow?

WINIFRED, LADY BUSHEY and HORACE.
  A brougham or phaeton my lady could stand,
A carriage of state or a smart four-in-hand,
A single horse shay, or a shanderydand,
A single horse shay, or a shanderydand,
    But a bus is too bitter, too bitter, too bitter,
      A bus is too bitter to swallow,
    But a bus is too bitter, too bitter, too bitter,
      A bus is too bitter to swallow!

HORACE.
  Proud lady who mocks
Should mount on the box,
    And keep all her sneers in abeyance
  Until she has tried
The practical side
    Of driving a public conveyance.
WINIFRED.
  Oh! pity the girl
That you meant for an earl,
    For Society's fickle and hollow;
  I'm sick of its charms,
So I fly to the arms
    Of this omnibus driving Appollo.

WINIFRED, LADY BUSHEY and HORACE.
  A brougham or phaeton my lady could stand,
A carriage of state or a smart four-in-hand,
A single horse shay, or a shanderydand,
A single horse shay, or a shanderydand,
    But a bus is too bitter, too bitter, too bitter,
      A bus is too bitter to swallow,
    But a bus is too bitter, too bitter, too bitter,
      A bus is too bitter to swallow!

Exit LADY BUSHEY with WINIFRED left. HORACE gazes sorrowfully after them, then exit into cottage right.


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