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No. 16: Trio (King Portico, Zapeter & Jamilek)
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As they go off the KING enters with ZAPETER and JAMILEK from the bridge. They are disguised as Red Indians, and carry tomahawks, etc. They enter with a quaint
hopping step, singing at the same time.

King Zapeter & Jamilek
Jamilek, King Portico & Zapeter
King, Zapeter & Jamilek.
  With skip and hop,
    With jerky jump,
  We come down plop,
    And come down plump;
  We are installed
    In Indian rig,
  Our tribe is called
    Hop - pe - de - gig
Jamilek.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    Hoppedegig are we,
Zapeter.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    An isle beyond the sea,
King.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    You think our colour’s paint.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    I do not say it ain’t.

All three.
    Ah!
  With feathers, paint, and patches
    And a tom, tom, tom,
  That with our colour matches
    With a tom, tom, tom,
With a tom, tom, tom,
With a tom, tom, tom,
  That with our colour matches
    With a tom, tom, tom,
  We’ll sing unmeaning snatches
    With a tom, tom, tom,
  Till we are under hatches
    In a tom, tom, tom,
With a tom, tom, tom,
With a tom, tom, tom,
  Till we are under hatches
    In a tom, tom, tom.

All three.
  With skip and hop,
    With jerky jump,
  We come down plop,
    And come down plump;
  We are installed
    In Indian rig,
  Our tribe is called
    Hop - pe - de - gig

Jamilek.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    Hoppedegig are we,
Zapeter.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    An isle beyond the sea,
King.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    You think our colour’s paint.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    I do not say it ain’t.

All three.
    Ah!
  With feathers, paint, and patches
    And a tom, tom, tom,
  That with our colour matches
    And a tom, tom, tom,
  We’ll sing unmeaning snatches
    With a tom, tom, tom,
  Till we are under hatches
    In a tom, tom, tom.
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
  Hoppedegig, Hoppedegig,
    Hoppedegig, Hop! are we!

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