The first act of a comedy
Popgun, Maria, Charles, Pistolletta, Postilion, Hostess, Chorus of ploughboys, Cook, Strephon, and Chloe
Scene, An Inn
ENTER Hostess, Charles, Maria, and Cook.
Scene changes to the Moon, and discovers Popgun and Pistoletta.
Scene changes to the Sun
ENTER Chloe and a chorus of ploughboys.
I go to Town And when I come down, I shall be married to Streephon. And that to me will be fun.
Chorus: Be fun, be fun, be fun, And that to me will be fun.
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.
Chorus: 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.
End of the First Act.