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No. 9: Duet (Yum-Yum & Nanki-Poo)
"Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted"

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Nanki-Poo.
Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted,
I would say in tender tone,
"Loved one, let us be united —
Let us be each other's own!"
I would merge all rank and station,
Worldly sneers are nought to us,
And, to mark my admiration,
I would kiss you fondly thus — (Kisses her.)

Both.
I/He would kiss you/me fondly thus — (Kiss.)

Yum-Yum.
But as I'm engaged to Ko-Ko,
To embrace you thus, con fuoco,
Would distinctly be no gioco,
And for yam I should get toco —
Muriel Dickson & Charles Goulding, 1932
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Yum-Yum. Nanki-Poo.
  Toco,
Toco,  
  toco,
toco,  
  toco,
toco,  
  toco,
toco,  
toco! toco!

Nanki-Poo.

So, In spite of all temptation,
Such a theme I'll not discuss,
And on no consideration
Will I kiss you fondly thus —
Will I kiss you fondly thus — (Kissing her.)
Let me make it clear to you,
This is what I'll never do!
This, oh, this, (kiss)
Oh, this, (kiss)
Oh, this, — (kiss)
This is what I'll never, never do!


Yum-Yum. Nanki-Poo.
This, oh, this —
Oh, this —
Oh, this —
This, oh, this —
Oh, this —
Oh, this —
This, This is what I'll never do!
He'll never do!  
  I'll never do!
He'll never do!  
  Oh, this —
This is what he'll never, never do! This is what I'll never, never do!

Exeunt in opposite directions.

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