The Zoo by Arthur Sullivan


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Song No. 7

HO GUARDS! MINIONS!

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Brown:

(Rousing himself.) Ho guards! Minions!

Laetitia:

What does he say?
His exclamation shows that he's of noble birth.

(Carboy undoes Brown's coat.)

Carboy:

Great powers!
The Garter!
He's a peer!
He's a peer!
A peer in disguise!

Laetitia and Carboy:

Oh! yes, he's a peer in disguise,
We can tell by the look of his eyes.

Chorus:

Oh! yes, he's a peer in disguise,
We can tell by the look of his eyes.
He's a peer a beautiful peer,
He's a peer a beautiful peer,
A beautiful, beautiful, beautiful peer!

Brown:

Where am I?
Pray tell me how you find me in this place?

Carboy:

You're better now, as time will show,
Your Grace's gracious Grace.

Brown:

(surprised) Your Grace!

Chorus:

Your Grace's gracious Grace.

Brown:

Discovered! Well, I confess:
Yes, I'm a man of high degree,

Chorus:

That we all feel,
That we all feel.

Brown:

A member of the Aristocracy,

Chorus:

Oh, let us kneel,

Brown:

Nay do not kneel.
In search of virtue have I wandered here,
And found it in this humble sphere.

Chorus:

Oh, let us kneel,

Brown:

Nay do not kneel.

Chorus:

Oh, let us kneel,

Brown:Chorus:
Nay do not kneel.Let us kneel!


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