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The Jewel
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Alice.
  With rage infuriate I burn!
With rage infuriate I burn!
Rockalda.
  My wishes on the point you spurn.
My wishes on the point you spurn.
Alice.
  Come, hand the jewels over please!
Rockalda.
  What! these?
Alice.
  Come, hand the jewels over please!
Rockalda.
  What! these?
The Jewel

Alice. Rockalda.
  Come, come,
  and these,
  come, come,
  and these,
  come, come
  and these,
  hand o-
  What, these?
  ver, yes, all.
  My wishes you
  That
  brooch,   spurn.
  those earrings fair,
  That tiara, that tiara
  that docks your hair!

Rockalda.
  If I refuse? if I refuse?
Alice.
  This dagger's blade,
I straightway summon to my aid.

(LADY ROCKALDA gives jewels to ALICEshe puts them on.)

Alice.
  In rarest jewels brightly shining,
In rarest jewels brightly shining,
In rarest jewels brightly shining,
    With diamonds upon my brow,
  In humble garb no longer pining,
No longer pining, no longer pining,
In humble garb no longer pining,
    I take my true position now.
  Ah! In rarest jewels brightly shining,
In rarest jewels brightly shining,
In rarest jewels brightly shining,
    With diamonds, with diamonds upon my brow.

Rockalda.
  Those jewels ill befit your tatters —
    Oh! dread, oh! dread the Author's rage!
  Those jewels ill befit your tatters —
    Oh! dread, oh! dread the Author's rage!
  For you're anticipating matters
    By many, many a stirring, stirring page.
  For you're anticipating matters
    By many, by many a stirring page.

Alice. Rockalda.
  Though jewels ill befit my tatters,   Those jewels ill befit your tatters -
  I do not, do not dread the Author's rage;   Oh! dread, oh! dread the Author's rage!
  I like anticipating matters   For you're anticipating matters
  By many and many a stirring page.   By many and many a stirring page.

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