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cox and BOX



By

Artliur Sullivan



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THE LONG LOST BROTHERS



A COMIC OPERA
IN ONE ACT



THE BOOK BY

F. C. BURNAND

THE MUSIC BY

ARTHUR S. SULLIVAN



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OLIVER DITSON COMPANY

THEODORE PRESSER CO., DISTRIBUTORS
1712 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA

MADE IN U. S. A.



BROUDE BROS.

Music

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DRAMATIS PERSON/E.



JAMES JOHN COX, A Journeyman Hatter. | JOHN JAMES BOX, A Journeyman Printer.

SERGEANT BOUNCER, Late of the Dampshire Yeomanry, with Military Reminisencea.



INDEX.

No. Page

i 1. OVERTURE 1

g; 2. SONG, (Bouncer), "Rataplan," 4

3. DUET, (Cox and Bouncer), " Stay, Bouncer, Stay," 9

4. SONG, (Box), " Hush-a-bye, Bacon," A Lullaby, 20

5. SONG AND DANCE, (Cox), " My Master is Punctual," 21

6. TRI( K ((k)x. Box, and Bouncer), "Who are you. Sir? " 23

7. DUET, SERENADE, (Cox and Box), " The Buttercup," 31

8. ROMANCE, (Box), " Three years ago," 3*

9. GAMBLING DUET, (Cox and Box), "Sixes," •i*

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4CSKB. — A Room^ decently furnuhed ; at c. a bed, wUA eurtaim cloted; at h. c. a
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Cox. I've Imlf H iiiiud lo re);ist«r an unth tliat 111 never have my hair cut again !
{his hair is very short.) Aii<l 1 was particularly emphatic in my insirucTious U> the
hair-dreaser only to cat tlie eude off. He mast have thought I meant the other ends I
Hever niiud, I Hhan't meet aiivbodv to care about so early. Eight o'clock, I declare
I haven't a uioment to lose, t'ate oas placed me with the most punctual, particular,
and peremptory of hatters, and I muBt fulfil my destiny, (tnoct at v. c. D.) Open
locks, whoever knocks!

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BouHCEK. Good morning, Colonel Cox. I hope you slept comfortably. Colonel.
Cox. I can't say I did, B. I should feel obliged to yon, if yon could accommodate



me with a more protu1>emot bolster, B. The one I've got now seemB to me toliave
about a iiaudful and a half of feathers at each end, and nothing whuiever in the
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Hoi;n. Anything to accommodate yon. Captain Cox.

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I fiuish my toilet.

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declare, you've baa your liair cut!

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it, but I'm Btifficiently coiieciuus of the itlisurdity of my personal appe^iraiice already.
I look us if I'd been cropjwil tor the Militia —

BouN. The Militia !— I recollect when I was in the Militia.

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BoiTN. Yes, we were mounied on chargi'rs. I r«>collect upon one occasion, beiitc
seated firmly in my saddle for eight honi«, and I don't recollect being able to sit
down agaiuyirm/y for a considerable period afterwards.



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C\)X. Well this is pleasaai This comes of having ones h.air cut. None of my
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down as a genlleraan connected with the printing interest.

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