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Englishman In New York

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play I don't drink coffee I take tea my dear
play I like my toast done on one side
play And you can hear it in my accent when I talk
play I'm an Englishman in New York

play See me walking down Fifth Avenue
play A walking cane here at my side
play I take it everywhere I walk
play I'm an Englishman in New York

play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York
play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York

play If "Manners maketh man" as someone said
play Then he's the hero of the day
play It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
play Be yourself no matter what they say

play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York
play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York

play Modesty, propriety can lead to notoriety
play You could end up as the only one
play Gentleness, sobriety are rare in this society
play At night a candle's brighter than the sun

play Takes more than combat gear to make a man
play Takes more than a license for a gun
play Confront your enemies, avoid them when you can
play A gentleman will walk but never run

play If "Manners maketh man" as someone said
play Then he's the hero of the day
play It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
play Be yourself no matter what they say
play Be yourself no matter what they say
play Be yourself no matter what they say
play Be yourself no matter what they say
play Be yourself no matter what they say...

play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York
play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York

play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York
play I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien
play I'm an Englishman in New York

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