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No. 13: At twenty-three Lord Carnaby

Sung by Lord Carnaby and Dame Cherry

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Lord Carnaby:
At twenty-three, Lord Carnaby, tho' anything but plain,
Was quite a coxcomb as you see, so empty-headed, vain!
I rather think he us'd to drink, no greater rake alive!
How different to Carnaby at sober sixty-five.
Oh! Not a bit like to Carnaby at sober sixty-five,
Not a bit like to Carnaby at sober sixty-five.

Both:
Not a bit like to Carnaby at sober sixty-five!
Not a bit like to Carnaby! at sober sixty-five!

Dame Cherry:
Dame Cherry too, at seventeen was such a sad coquette,
She flirted here, she flirted there with ev'ry beau she met,
She sent a dart into each heart, and play'd such thoughtless tricks,
But Oh! how different is she at sober fifty-six.
But not a bit like, in truth, is she at sober fifty-six,
But not a bit like, in truth, is she Dame Cherry at fifty-six!

Both:
But not a bit like, in truth, is she at sober fifty-six,
But not a bit like, in truth, is she Dame Cherry at fifty-six!

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