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No. 14: 'Tis done, the spell is broken

Sung by Lady Maud, Dame Cherry, Sir Cecil, Lord Carnaby, and Brown

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Lady Maud: The Others:
  'Tis done, the spell is broken,   'Tis done, 'tis done
  We must away, we must away,   we must away
  The herald rays be-   The spell is
  token, betoken the coming day.   broken we must away.

Lady Maud: Dame Cherry: Sir Cecil: Lord Carnaby:
  Once more, once more we die       Once more, once more we die    
  in slumber, in slumber deep.   in slumber, in slumber deep.
  Soundly we sleep!   Soundly we sleep!
  In slumber deep   In slumber deep

Lady Maud: Dame Cherry: Sir Cecil: Lord Carnaby: Brown:
  Once   Once
  more we die   more we sleep   Once more we sleep   Once more we sleep   Once more we sleep
  we sleep   we sleep   we sleep   a cen-
  a century!   a century!   a century!   a century!   tury!
  'Tis   'Tis
  done   we must away!   done   we must away!   we must away!
  the spell is   the spell is
  broken,   we must away!   broken   we must away!   we must away!
  we   we
  must away   we must   must away   we must   we must
  we must away!   away!   we must away!   away!   away!
  The he-   'Tis done   'Tis done   'Tis done   'Tis done
  rald rays be token   the spell   the spell   the spell   the spell
  the coming day   is broken   is broken is broken   is broken   is broken
  Ah! we   we must   we must   we must   we must
  must away   we must away   we must away   we must away   we must away
  the spell is broken   the spell is broken   the spell is broken   the spell is broken   the spell is broken
  is broken we must away!   we must away!   we must away!   we must away!   we must away!

Sir Cecil and Lord Carnaby:
Once more, once more we sleep a century!

Lady Maud: Dame Cherry: The Others:
  Once more   Once more
  once more we sleep   once more we sleep   Once more we sleep
  a century   a century   a century
  we must a-
  way we must away   we must   we must
  'tis done we must away!   must away   must away
  . . . .   we must away!   we must away!

All retire to their pictures, the veils fall over them. Day breaks. Lights up.

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