MRS. LOVETT: (To Tobias) Now. dear.

seems like your guvnor has gone and left you high and dry. But don't worry. Your Aunt Nellie will think of what to do with you. (Picks up the bottle of Kin and pours some .more into his glass. Still bolding the bottle, she leads bim toward the curtains) Come on into my lovely back parlor. (They disappear througb the curtains)

JUDGE: (Looking around) These premises are hardly prepossessing and yet the Beadle tells me you are the most accomplished of all the barbers in the city.

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rnent. It's only a few days ago that I set up quarters here and some necessaries are yet to come. (Indicating cbair) Sit. sir. if you please. sir. Sit. (Tbe judge settles into tbe chair; Mrs. Lovett, still bolding tbe gin bottle, enters ber back parlor witb Tobias)

MRS. LOVETT: See how nice and cosy it is? Sit down, dear, sit. (She starts to pour bim more gin) Oh, it's empty. Now you just sit there, dear. like a good quiet boy while I get a new bottle from the larder. (She leaves bim alone)

TODD: And what may I do for you, sir? A stylish trimming of the hair?

No. 16

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Allegretto grazioso ( J = 144)

TODD: (cont'd) A soothing skin massage?

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