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No. 5 — DUET (LADY BUSHEY & MR. JERICHO )
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LADY BUSHEY.
  There came to maiden innocence,
    At Barton on the Humber,
  Two suitors who for reference
    As One and Two I'll number.
  And Number One could softly woo
    Till life seem'd milk and honey,
  But dear papa owed Number Two
    A large amount of money!
  And so I married Number Two,
    Though he a perfect guy was,
  A veteran of Waterloo, a veteran of Waterloo,
    And twice as old as I was,
And twice as old as I was!

JERICHO.
  When Number Two bore off his bride
    With wedding dress of white on,
  At first I thought of suicide,
    Then change of air at Brighton;
  But all of the hopes of yesterday
    Return with force provoking,
  Now Number Two is tuck'd away
    At Kensal Green or Woking;
  So come and marry Number One
    Whose honest heart your shrine is,
  There seldom lives through rain and sun
    A love as true as mine is.

BOTH.
  How strange when parted lovers meet
    In such a case as this is,
  And oh, how weird and wildly sweet,
And oh, how weird and wildly sweet
    A middle aged kiss is,
A middle aged kiss is!

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