Two versions of 'Ces Rois Remplis de Vaillance'

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ACCORDING TO WELLS

First Ajax:

Two kings, confusing to meet, I'm,

Fusing to meet I'm, fusing to meet I'm

Ajax, so is he!

Orestes/Calchas:

He's Ajax, so is he!

Second Ajax:

Young things, presented at teatime

Scented at teatime, scented at teatime

Think I'm him not me!

Orestes/Calchas:

They think he's him not me!

First Ajax:

Why ev'n in my royal suite I'm

Sure they think there's three...

First/Second Ajax:

Two kings, confusing to meet, I'm,

Fusing to meet I'm, fusing to meet I'm

HRH Ajax and sadly so is he!

Orestes/Calchas/ Male chorus:

Two kings, confusing to meet, he's,

Fusing to meet he's Ajax, so is he!

Two kings, confusing to meet, he's,

Fusing to meet he's Ajax, so is he!

First/Second Ajax:

I'm Ajax, so is he!

ACCORDING TO FRAYN

Both Gonfleurs:

We two...

Edmond de Gonfleur:

Jules de Gonfleur:

Write every day to-

Edmond:

Jules:

Both Gonfleurs:

We always concur!

Others:

You know the freres gonfleur?

Both Gonfleurs:

We do...

Edmond:

Jules:

Edmond:

- Say who today who...

Jules:

Both Gonfleurs:

No need to confer!

Others:

The famous freres gonfleur!

Edmond:

We'll tell you -

Jules:

Edmond:

- Whose shares

Both Gonfleurs:

Jules:

So you say.

Edmond:

No, brother - you, pray!

Jules:

Your turn, so do say!

Edmond:

Why don't we two say?

Both Gonfleurs:

Our own private company - the freres gonfleur!

Others:

These two do both know the way to,

Say who today who

Knows what they may do!

These two both know the way to,

Say who today who

Knows what they may do!

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