[NANCY (spoken)]Plummy and slam![FAGIN (spoken)]Nancy! Wake up boys! The ladies is 'ere.[DODGER (spoken)]Ladies?! Cor! 'Ark at him![NANCY (spoken)]'Ere, we'll have less of that if you don't mind!'Ere, so where's the gin, then, Fagin?[FAGIN (spoken)]All in moderation, my dear, all in moderation.Too much gin can be a dangerous thing for a pure, young girl.[NANCY (spoken)]Ooh, and what's wrong with a bit of danger then, eh, Mr. Fagin?After all it's about the only excitement we get.And who would deny us that small pleasure?[sung] Small pleasures, small pleasuresWho would deny us these?Gin toddies -- large measuress --No skimpin' if you please!I rough it, I love itLife is a game of chance.I never tire of it --Leading this merry dance.If you don't mind having to go without thingsIt's a fine life.[ALL]It's a fine life.[NANCY]Tho' it ain't all jolly old pleasure outings...It's a fine life[ALL]It's a fine life.[NANCY]When you got someone to loveYou forget your cares and strifeLet the prudes look down on usLet the wide world frown on usIt's a fine,[ALL]Fine life![NANCY (spoken)]Ain't that right, Bet? Go on, you tell 'em girl.[BET]Who cares if straightlacesSneer at us in the street?Fine airs and fine graces[NANCY]Don't have to sin to eat.[BOTH]We wander through London[NANCY]Who knows what we many find?[BOTH]There's pockets left undoneOn many a behind.[NANCY]If you don't mind taking it as it turns out,It's a fine life![ALL]It's a fine life![NANCY]Keep the candle burning until it burns outIt's a fine life.[ALL]It's a fine life.[NANCY]Though you sometimes do come byThe occasional black eyeYou can always cover one'Til he blacks the other oneBut you don't dare cry.[BET]No flounces, no feathersNo frills and furbelowsAll winds and all weathersAin't good for fancy clo'es[NANCY (spoken)]That's true.[sung] These trappings,[BET]These ta'ers[BOTH]These we can just afford.[NANCY]What future?[BET]What ma'ers?[BOTH]We've got our bed and board.[NANCY]If you don't mind having to deal with FaginIt's a fine life![ALL]It's a fine life![NANCY]Though diseased rats threaten to bring the plague inIt's a fine life![ALL]It's a fine life![NANCY]But the grass is green and denseOn the right side of the 'fence'.[BOTH]And we take good care of itThat we get our share of itAnd we don't mean pence.No! If you don't mind having to like or lump it...It's a fine life[ALL]It's a fine life![NANCY]Tho' there's no tea-supping and eating crumpetIt's a fine life![ALL]It's a fine life![NANCY]Not for me, the happy homeHappy husband, happy wifeTho' it sometimes touches me......For the likes of such as me...Mine's a fine...[ALL]Fine... life!
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