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The Rose of Persia


No. 5: Trio (Rose-in-Bloom, Scent-of-Lilies & Heart's Desire)

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Desire.
  If you ask me to advise you,
    Finish what you have begun;
  No one here can recognize you —
    We are sure of lots of fun!
      Full of fun
Risks we'll run —
Harum-
Scarum;
Danger none!
Full of fun
Risks we'll run —
Harum-
Scarum;
Danger none!
  Harum-scarum, Royal lady!
    Harum-scarum, full of fun;
  Will the Sultan ever guess it,
    Harum-scarum — danger none!

Scent.
  Something yet may advertise you
    As the royal "Rose-in-Bloom";
  If the Sultan should surprise you,
    Ours will be a horrid doom!
      Dreadful doom!
Dangers loom!
Bow-string
(Slow-string)
Watery tomb!
  Thus the Sultan may express it,
    "Harem-scare 'em! Dreadful doom!
    Watery tomb! Dreadful doom!"

Rose.
  O, 'twixt Prudence and Temptation
    Almost equally I rock!
  Victim I of vacillation
    Like an airy shuttle-cock!
      That you knock!
(Shuttle-cock
That you knock!
shuttle cock,
ock-ock-ock,
shuttle cock,
ock-ock-ock,
Hither —
Thither —
Hither —
Thither —)
So I rock, so I rock, so I rock.
  Ah! Harum-scarum, merry maiden!
    Harem-scare 'em, girl of gloom!

Rose. Scent. Desire.
  Each of you,
I must confess it,
  Ah!    
  Influences Rose-in-   If the Sultan   No one
  Bloom!   should surprise you,   here can recognize you,
  Victim I of vacillation   Ours will be a horrid doom!   We are sure of lots of fun!
  Like and airy shuttle cock!   Thus the Sultan may   No dangers loom!
  An airy, airy   express it, Har'em-scare'em,   No dangers darkly loom!
  Merrie maiden, girl of gloom!   Har'em scar'em wat'ry tomb!   Here no dangers darkly loom!
  Each of you,
I must confess it,
  Thus the Sultan
may express it,
  Will the Sultan
ever guess it?
  Influences Rose-in-Bloom!   Har'em scare'em wat'ry tomb!   Lots of fun, no dangers loom!
      Ours will be a horrid doom!   Harum scarum, Harum
  Influences Royal Rose,   Ah! a horrid, horrid doom!   scarum, full of fun! Harum scarum, dangers none,
  Rose-in-Bloom,   Wat'ry tomb,   Dangers none,
  Rose-in-Bloom,   Wat'ry tomb,   Dangers none,
  Rose-in-Bloom!   Wat'ry tomb!   Dangers none!
  Illah!        
  Illah!   Illah! Illah!   Illah! Illah!
  Illah!        
  Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah!   Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah!   Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah! Illah!
  la la la la la la la la!        
  In danger,   Ah! danger,   No danger,
  Illah!Illah Illah! Illah!   Illah!Illah Illah! Illah!   Illah!Illah Illah! Illah!

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