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No. 4: CHORUS
"From the distant panorama"
No. 5: TRIO (Arac, Guron Scynthius& Chorus)
"We are warriors three"


Chorus.
From the distant panorama
Come the sons of royal Gama.
They are heralds evidently,
And are sacred consequently,
Sons of Gama, hail! oh, hail!

Enter Arac, Guron, and Scynthius.

Arac.
We are warriors three,
Sons of Gama, Rex,
Like most sons are we,
Masculine in sex.
All Three.
All Three:
Yes, yes, yes,
Masculine in sex.
Courtiers (1922 Production)

Guron (Joe Ruff), Arac (Frederick Hobbs) & Scynthius (George Sinclair), 1919
Arac.
Politics we bar,
They are not our bent;
On the whole we are
Not intelligent.
All Three.
No, no, no,
Not intelligent.

Arac.
But with doughty heart,
And with trusty blade
We can play our part —
Fighting is our trade, ha, ha!.

All Three.
Yes, yes, yes,
Fighting is our trade.
Bold and fierce, and strong, ha! ha!
For a war we burn,
With its right or wrong, ha! ha!
We have no concern.
Order comes to fight, ha! ha!
Order is obey'd,
We are men of might, ha! ha!
Fighting is our trade.
Yes — yes, yes,
Fighting is our trade, ha ha!
Gama's Sons (1922). Darrell Fancourt has assumed the role of Arac.
Arac, Guron & Scynthius. Chorus.
  They are men of might, ha! ha!
Fighting is their trade.
Order comes to fight, ha! ha!
Order is obey'd!
Order comes to fight!
Ha, Ha!  
  Order is obey'd!
Fighting is, Yes, yes, yes! Fighting is
Fighting is our trade, ha, ha! Their trade!

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