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No. 5: Duet (Darine & Zayda) and Chorus

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Darine.
  Man is a being all accuse
    Of every vice detestable:
  To virtue blinded, he pursues
    A course that's unarrestable.
  Yet if we let one man of shame
    Observe our lives immaculate,
  He would (returning whence he came)
    Ecstatically ejaculate, ejaculate
Ecstatically ejaculate —
        "Atone, atone!
Repent, repent!
      The pure alone
        Know true content!"
          These tidings good,
No doubt he would
    Ecstatically ejaculate!
Chorus.
  The news would take the world by storm,
And be received with welcome warm;
Those words he would, in some such form,
Darine.
    In some such form,
Ejaculate!
Chorus.
    Ejaculate, ecstatically ejaculate!
Darine & Chorus.
  Those words he would, in some such form,
    Ecstatically ejaculate!

Zayda.
  Man is a brute, oppressed by strange
    Unintellectuality:
  Enlighten him, and you will change
    His normal immorality.
  If we exhibited to some
    Our course of life delectable,
  They might in course of time become
    Comparatively respectable, respectable,
Comparatively respectable!
      Oh, picture then
        Our joy sublime,
      If mortal men
        Became in time —
          Suppose we say,
In guarded way,
    Comparatively respectable!
Chorus.
  The news would take the world by storm,
And be received with welcome warm,
And all would be by this reform,
Zayda.
    By this reform, respectable!
Chorus.
    Respectable,
Comparatively respectable!
Darine, Zayda & Chorus.
  And all would be by this reform,
    Comparatively respectable!
    Respectable,
    Comparatively,
  And all would be by this reform,
    Comparatively respectable!

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