Manhattan: Metropolitan Opera

manhattan Because I’m afraid of her, afraid of her.
She used to be so sweet
So cheerful
But suddenly she began to change
in front of my eyes
It was similar to you
Irritable and pitiful
When I saw her in the morning after breakfast
with the scarred cheek
My love for her completely vanished.

He tells Julie that Margaret will retain her beauty as she ages while Julie will not age well. Margaret marries a man her father refers to as “the Poodle.” They move to Britain. The Poodle leaves Margaret when she loses her jaw to cancer and bone from her thigh is used to rebuild her face.