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No. 18: DUET (Scaphio & Phantis)
"With fury deep we burn"

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Enter Scaphio and Phantis, now dressed as judges in red and ermine robes and undress wigs. They come down stage melodramatically — working together.

Scaphio.
With fury deep we burn!
Phantis.
We do!
Scaphio.
We fume with smothered rage!
Phantis.
We do!
Scaphio.
These Englishmen who rule supreme,
Their undertaking they redeem
By stifling every harmless scheme
In which we both engage.
Phantis.
They do!
Scaphio.
In which we both engage.
Scaphio & Phantis in the Original Production, 1893
Phantis.
We think it is our turn.
Scaphio.
We do!
Phantis.
We think our turn has come.
Scaphio.
We do!
Phantis.
These Englishmen, they must prepare
To seek at once their native air.
The King as heretofore, we swear,
Shall be beneath our thumb!
Scaphio.
He shall —
Phantis.
Shall be beneath out thumb!
Scaphio.
He shall!

Both. (with great energy)
For this mustn't be, and this won't do.
If you'll back me, then I'll back you;
No, this won't do,
No, this mustn't be.
No this mustn't be, and this won't do.

Enter the King.

King Paramount.
No, this won't do!

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