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No. 5 - Entrance of Maids of Honor

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Maids of Honor: We were chums of Hunni-Bun
At a private female college,
Where we studied harmless fun,
Also good for nothing knowledge.
Now that she is coming out,
How we follow her about,
Social buds of this year's crop,
Debutantes right on top,
For ev'ry girl of high degree
Who goes into society
Will need companions such as we, as we.
Hunni-Bun: Custom says that I must never venture out alone,
Hi-Faloot: Ev'ry girl should be protected by a chaperon.
Kee-Otori: Likewise by a male whose vast integrity is known,
Hunni-Bun: That is why I never must be seen alone.
And although it may seem cruel
To be guarded night and day,
I'm quite the precious jewel
The men would steal away.
Other two: And although it may seem cruel
All three: To be guarded night and day,
I'm/She's quite the precious jewel
The men would steal away.
Hunni-Bun: So keep your eye on the girl just out, on the girl just out.
She does not know what she is about, what she is about,
And Mrs. Grundy will declare
The silly creature doesn't care,
So keep your eye on the girl just out, the girl just out.
Chorus: So keep your eye on the girl just out, on the girl just out.
She does not know what she is about, what she is about,
And Mrs. Grundy will declare
The silly creature doesn't care,
So keep your eye on the girl just out, the girl just out.
   
Hunni-Bun: Mrs. Sherwood tells precisely what a girl should do,
Hi-Faloot: Ella Wheeler Wilcox also knows a thing or two.
Kee-Otori: Still I think she needs a man to safely pull her through,
Hunni-Bun: Yes, I always need a man to pull me through.
For I find myself beguiling
With a soft and broken sigh,
Or I set the beaux to smiling
By the twinkle of my eye.
Other two: For she finds herself beguiling
All three: With a soft and broken sigh,
Or sets the beaux to smiling
By the twinkle of my/her eye.
Hunni-Bun: So keep your eye on the girl just out, on the girl just out.
She does not know what she is about, what she is about,
And Mrs. Grundy will declare
The silly creature doesn't care,
So keep your eye on the girl just out, the girl just out.
Chorus: So keep your eye on the girl just out, on the girl just out.
She does not know what she is about, what she is about,
And Mrs. Grundy will declare
The silly creature doesn't care,
So keep your eye on the girl just out, the girl just out.

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