I go to Town
And when I come down,
I shall be married to Streephon* [*Note the two e's] And that to me will be fun.
Chorus) Be fun, be fun, be fun,
And that to me will be fun.
ENTER Cook-Cook) Here is the bill of fare.
Chloe reads) 2 Ducks, a leg of beef, a stinking partridge, and a tart.-I will have the leg of beef and the partridge. EXIT Cook.
And now I will sing another song.
SONG-I am going to have my dinner,
After which I shan't be thinner,
I wish I had here Strephon For he would carve the partridge if it should be a tough one.
Tough one, tough one, tough one
For he would carve the partridge if it
Should be a tough one.
EXIT Chloe and Chorus.-SCENE CHANGES TO THE INSIDE OF THE LION.
Enter Strephon and Postilion.
Streph:) You drove me from Staines to this place, from whence I mean to go to Town to marry Chloe. How much is your due?
Post:) Eighteen pence.
Streph:) Alas, my freind, I have but a bad guinea with which I mean to support myself in Town. But I will pawn to you an undirected Letter that I received from Chloe.
Post:) Sir, I accept your offer.