The Mikado/Act I/Part IX

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The Mikado by W. S. Gilbert
Act I, Were you not to Ko-Ko plighted

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 —

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.