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No. 4: Minestra and Chorus of Girls

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GIRLS.
  Only think, a Duke and Duchess!
    Oh, but we are lucky lasses!
Hie we to our looking-glasses
  For a few artistic touches.
   
  Let us decorate our tresses
    Ere the grand procession passes,
And receive the upper classes
  In our most becoming dresses!
     
MINESTRA.
  Go and wash your pretty faces,
Dress in ribbons and in laces,
Or expect from both their Graces
    A well-merited rebuke;
  And your hair I pray you frizz it —
For it isn’t often — is it?—
That you’re favoured with a visit
    From a Duchess and a Duke!
  For it isn’t often — is it?—
That you’re favoured with a visit
    From a Duchess and a Duke!
     
ALL.
  Yes, we’ll wash our pretty faces,
Dress in ribbons and in laces,
For it isn’t often — is it? —
That we’re favoured with a visit
    From a Duke and a Duchess,
From a Duchess and a Duke!
  For it isn’t often — is it? —
That we’re favoured with a visit
    From a Duke and a Duchess,
From a Duchess and a Duke!
  For it isn’t often — is it? —
That we’re favoured with a visit
    From a Duke and a Duchess,
From a Duchess and a Duke!

Exeunt Girlsall but MINESTRA.


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