The Mikado/For he's gone and married Yum-Yum

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The Mikado by W. S. Gilbert
For he's gone and married Yum-Yum

Pitti-Sing: For he's gone and married Yum-Yum —

All: Yum-Yum!

Pitti-Sing:
Your anger pray bury,
For all will be merry,
I think you had better succumb —

All: Cumb — cumb.

Pitti-Sing: And join our expressions of glee!

Ko-Ko: On this subject I pray you be dumb —

All: Dumb — dumb!

Ko-Ko:
Your notions, though many,
Are not worth a penny,
The word for your guidance is "Mum" —

All: Mum — Mum!

Ko-Ko: You've a very good bargain in me.

All:
On this subject we pray you be dumb —
Dumb — dumb!
We think you had better succumb —
Cumb — cumb!
You'll find there are many
Who'll wed for a penny,
Who'll wed for a penny,
There are lots of good fish in the sea,
There are lots of good fish in the sea,
There's lots of good fish, good fish in the sea,
There's lots of good fish, good fish in the sea,
In the sea, in the sea, in the sea, in the sea.
 
Nanki-Poo: The threatened cloud has passed away,

Yum-Yum: And brightly shines the dawning day;

Nanki-Poo: What though the night may come too soon,

Yum-Yum: We've years and years of afternoon!

Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo, Pooh-Bah & Pish-Tush:
Then let the throng
(Yum-Yum: then let the throng of joy advance)
Our joy advance,
With laughing song
(Yum-Yum: with laughing song and merry dance)
And merry dance,
Then let the throng
Our joy advance,
With laughing song
And merry dance,
With laughing song
And merry dance,
With laughing song.

Sopranos:                                      Others:
With joyous shout,                             With joyous shout,
with joyous shout and ringing cheer,           with joyous shout and ringing cheer, 
Inaugurate, inaugurate their brief career!     Inaugurate, inaugurate their brief career!
With joyous shout                              With joyous shout and ringing cheer,
and ringing cheer,                             Inaugurate their brief career!
                                               With joyous shout and ringing cheer,
With joyous, joyous shout                      Inaugurate their brief career!
laughing song and merry dance,                 With song
With a laughing song and a merry dance,        And dance,
With song and dance!                           With song and dance!

[Curtain]

End of Opera