The Sorcerer/Original Act II opening chorus

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The Sorcerer by W. S. Gilbert
Original Act II opening chorus
This is original opening chorus for Act II. It was replaced in 1884 revival.


Chorus

Happy are we in our loving frivolity,
  Happy and jolly as people of quality;
Love is the source of all joy to humanity,
  Money, position, and rank are a vanity;
Year after year we've been waiting and tarrying,
  Without ever dreaming of loving and marrying.
Though we've been hitherto deaf, dumb, and blind to it,
  It's pleasant enough when you've made up your mind to it.