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No. 7: Entrance of Lord Lieutenant, Countess and Chaplain

Music by Arthur Sullivan

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Enter Lord Lieutenant, Countess, and Dr. Fiddle, and later, Rosie with Terence at back.
Rosie comes down innocently, and Terence exit hurriedly.


Lord Lieutenant. Lord Lieutenant, Dr. Fiddle and Countess
I am the Lord Lieutenant, and
It's well that you should understand
I am the highest in the land -
The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

Countess.
And I, his wife, of high degree,
Enhance my husband's dignitee!

Dr. Fiddle.
And I'm his private Chaplain who
To some extent enhance it too.

All.
For we three
(I and he
And the Reverend Dr. Fiddle, D.D.)
Represent the dignitee
And the serious side of Ireland!
In Court dress,
More or less,
The country folk we try to impress
With a proper sense of the seriousness
Of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

No 8: Song.(Lord Lieutenant with Rosie, Countess, and Dr. Fiddle.)

Music by Arthur Sullivan.

Jones Hewson as the Lord Lieutenant
Lord Lieutenant.
At an early stage of life
I said I'll choose a wife,
But where shall I find the particular girl
Who is fit to be knit to a noble earl -
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
Noble earl as I?


All.
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
Noble earl as he/I?

Lord Lieutenant.
I can't be too particular!
Though few such girls there probably are,
I intend to wait until I find
A lady of that particular kind,

Rosie & Fiddle. Countess.Lord Lieutenant.
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
particular
Perpendicular
Noble earl was he! Noble girl was I! Noble girl she'll be!

Lord Lieutenant.
Oh, that particular girl may share
My very particular coronet!
Who always moves with a stately air
As though her life,
Though her life were a minuet,
Life were a minuet!

Rosie, Countess & Dr. Fiddle.
She always moves
As though her life were a minuet,
Life were a minuet!

Lord Lieutenant.
At an early stage of life
So I waited years to find a lady to my mind,
Till I came to the age of forty and three,
When a certain particular girl found me, --
And that very particular
Perpendicular
Noble girl was she!

All.
And that very particular
Perpendicular
Noble girl was she/I!

Lord Lieutenant.
You can't be too particular!
At forty-three, whoe'er you are,
So I set my teeth and shut my eyes
And swallowed that matrimonial prize!

Rosie & Fiddle. Countess.Lord Lieutenant.
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
Such a very particular
Perpendicular
particular
Perpendicular
Noble girl was she! Noble girl was I! Noble girl was she!

Lord Lieutenant.
The sort of girl that you would not care
To call "my darling," "love," or "pet" -
But she walks through life with a stately air,
As though her life,
Though her life were a minuet,
Life were a minuet!

Rosie, Countess & Dr. Fiddle. Lord Lieutenant.
She walks through life
As though it all As though it were a
were a minuet! minuet!
Ay, she walks through life, Ay, she walks
She walks through life with through life with
stately, stately air! stately, stately air!

Exit Rosie to rejoin Terence.


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