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Thread #119745   Message #2599276
Posted By: An Buachaill Caol Dubh
28-Mar-09 - 12:08 PM
Thread Name: Walk-on characters in songs.
Subject: RE: Walk-on characters in songs.
Not alone in songs; one of the most famous such "walk-on" parts occurs in "Hamlet", where the Gloomy One is wondering whether to set about Claudius:

"Now I might do it pat, now he is praying...""

As generations of smart-arce teachers have asked, who is this mysterious fellow Pat?