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Serena(kneeling)Oh, doctor jesus, who done trouble de water in de sea of gallerie.PorgyAmen!SerenaAn’ likewise who done cas’ de devil out of de afflicted timeAn’ time again.PorgyTime an’ time again.PeterOh, my jesus!SerenaOh, doctor jesus, what make you ain’ lay yo’ han’ on dis po’Sister head? LilyOh, my father!SerenaAn’ chase de devil out of her down a steep place into de seaLike you used to do time an’ time again.PorgyTime an’ time again. oh, my jesus!SerenaLif’ dis po’ cripple up out of de dus’!PorgyAllelujah!SerenaAn’ lif’ up his woman an’ make her well time an’ time again,An’ save us all for jesus sake, amen.Porgy and peterAmen.SerenaAll right. now, porgy, doctor jesus done take de case.By five o’clock dat woman goin’ be well.(it is now full morning and catfish row is fullOf activity with street vendors calling.)



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