Beggers: Look down and see the beggers at your feet Look down and show some mercy if you can Look down and see the sweepings of the street Look down, look down, upon your fello man
Gavroche: How do you do my name's Gavroche! These are my people, here's my patch! Not much to look at nothing posh! Nothing that you'd call up to scratch This is my school my high society Here in the slums of Sam Michelle We live off crums of Humble Pieoty Tough on the teeth but what the hell! Think your poor? Think your free? Follow me! Follow me!
Beggers: Look down and show some mercy if you can Look down Look down, upon your fellow man
Enjolras: Where are the leaders of the land? Where are the swells who run the show?
Marius: Only one man and that's Lemark Speaks for the people here to go
Beggers: See our children fed Help us in our shame Something for a crust of bread in Holy Jesus Name In the Lord's Holy Name In His Name In His Name In His Name
Marius: Won't last a week out so they say!
Enjolras: With all the anger in the land How long before the judgment day? Before we cut the fathones down to size Before the baricades arise
Gavroche: Watch out for ol' Thenardier All of his family's on the make! Once ran a hesh house down the way Bit of a swine and no mistake! He's got the gang the bleeding lay-about Even his daughter does her share That's Eponine she knows her way about Only a kid but hard to scare Do we care? Not a cuss! Long live us, Long live us!
Beggers: Look down and show some mercy if you can Look down, look down, upon your fellow man.