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No. 17: DUET
"In vain to us you plead"

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Leila.
  In vain to us you plead –
        Don’t go!
  Your prayers we do not heed –
        Don’t go!
    It’s true we sigh,
      But don’t suppose
    A tearful eye
      Forgiveness shows.
        Oh, no!
  We’re very cross indeed –
    Yes, very cross,
        Don’t go!
         
Fairies.
    It’s true we sigh,
      But don’t suppose
    A tearful eye
      Forgiveness shows.
        Oh, no!
  We’re very cross indeed –
      Yes, very cross,
        Don’t go!
A fairy from the original production
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Celia.
  Your disrespectful sneers –
        Don’t go!
  Call forth indignant tears –
        Don’t go!
    You break our laws –
      You are our foe:
    We cry because
      We hate you so!
        You know!
  You very wicked Peers!
    You wicked Peers!
        Don’t go!
         
Fairies.
    You break our laws –
      You are our foe:
    We cry because
      We hate you so!
        You know!
  You very wicked Peers!
      You wicked Peers!
        Don’t go!

Lord Tolloller & Lord Mountararat.
    Our disrespectful sneers,
        Ha, ha!
    Call forth indignant tears,
        Ha, ha!
  If that’s the case, my dears –
Fairies.
      Don’t go!
Peers.
        We’ll go!

Exeunt Lord Mountararat, Lord Tolloller, and Peers. Fairies gaze wistfully after them.


This MIDI song file was originally sequenced by Colin Johnson.

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