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pinafore, h.m.s.

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A comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan about the marriage of the beautiful daughter of the captain of the ship in the title. H.M.S. Pinafore contains many notable songs, including “I'm Called Little Buttercup” and “When I Was a Lad.”

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