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41. The Little Mad'moiselle - Vesta Tilley
I will tell you of a pretty little Mad'moiselle What her other name is very few can tell Though her ways are quite Francaise Yet her face is quite Anglaise She is the great attraction for the Champsely-soe swell You may meet her as the Boulevards you walk along You will see she is au fait with all the French beau-mong You must be on the quivive, for she's plenty up her sleeve And...
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42. Scotch And Polly - Vesta Tilley
Chorus: Scotch and Polly, Scotch and Polly, jolly good stuff to drink The Scotch got up in my head you know The Polly got winking at me so I lost my way, my rings, my chain, my watch I either had too much of the 'Polly' Or else too much of the Scotch.
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43. Three Young Ladies - Vesta Tilley
Once, standing in a London street, three ladies met my gaze, One high-born, one of middle-class and one from Bryant and May's. Whilst standing there, three smart young men, stepped up, their girls to meet, And this is how the ladies fair, contrived their beaux to greet.
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44. Please Sir, I've Lost My Way - Vesta Tilley
Whilst strolling out one evening twixt the lights a week ago, I pondered as I wandered for I scarce knew where to go. Not long arrived from Lincolnshire I felt a little green, And brought up in a village very little life had seen. I'd heard about large towns where wicked wills and wicked ways Entrapping mugs like me was quite the custom now-a-days. When suddenly beneath a lamp a...
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45. Sweetheart May - Vesta Tilley
Chorus: Sweetheart May! when you grow up one day, You may marry another and my love betray, but I'll wait for you and then we shall see, What you will do when I ask you to marry me.
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46. To See If It Was Fit For Father - Vesta Tilley
'The boy's the father of the man' I've heard the wise folk say So I looked after father in a strict paternal way One day while waiting for a train a bookstall came in view He bought a novel - it was French, so first I read it through. Chorus: To see if it was fit for Father To see if it would do for dad I purchased him a childrens book And bade him at the pictures look...
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47. Only A Pair Of Shoes - Vesta Tilley
All about a pair of shoes, I will tell you if you choose Jenks got married yesterday to old Bunkham's daughter May As the happy pair departed for the honey-moon light-hearted Pa-in-law, o'ercome with booze, on them dropped his worn-out shoes From the first-floor window dropped them and poor Jenks's head just copped'em.
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48. The Latest Chap On Earth - Vesta Tilley
Chorus: He has the latest thing in collars, the latest thing in ties The very latest specimen of girly girls with the latest blue, blue eyes He knows the latest bit of scandal, in fact he gave it birth But when it comes to getting up at mornings he's the latest chap on earth.
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49. I Know My Business - Vesta Tilley
A messenger I am - you'd guessed it, I suppose Some people say that my smartness depends upon my clothes But when I joined the Service, my Father said, 'Remember John To keep your eyes wide open, that's the way a boy gets on.' I''ve done my best to follow his advice, and so In this 'ere game, you bet your life, there's not much I don't know.
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50. He's Going In For This Dance Now - Vesta Tilley
Poor Timothy Blobbs was a gay little spark Very fond of a dance at a ball Quite a smash with the girls, and at night after dark He'd see home one, the smartest of all But last night as attendance he danced at the house Of sweet Nellie so charming and kind From her yard came a dog, and he danced with poor Blobbs Holding on to his coat-tails behind.
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