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No. 16 - Song - Betty and Chorus - "Arms and the Man"

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Betty: I am sure your education
Is not complete at present, girls,
Till you've met with one sensation
That's really rather pleasant, girls,
Get some man who's young and handsome
To grasp you tightly,
Yet most politely,
For you feel a sort of mystic charm
When you're encircled by a manly arm.
Betty & Chorus: It's rather nice —
Take my advice
And try it once or twice.
Betty: Arms and the man,
Arms and the man,
Ev'ry man has two,
That will surely do,
Is it enough for you?
Chorus: Is it enough for you?
Betty: You feel a thrill all through.
Chorus: You feel a thrill all through.
Betty: Arms and the man,
That is the plan,
Ev'ry little girl should just make haste,
For you miss such a lot
Till you've really got
An arm around your waist.
Chorus: Arms and the man,
Arms and the man,
Ev'ry man has two,
That will surely do,
Is it enough for you?
Betty: Is it enough for you?
Chorus: You feel a thrill all through.
Betty: You feel a thrill all through.
Chorus: Arms and the man,
That is the plan,
Ev'ry little girl should just make haste,
Betty: Oh, you're quite happy there
With a nice strong pair
All: Of arms around your waist.
   
Betty: As you grow a trifle bolder,
Forgetting all anxiety,
Lay your head upon his shoulder
In spite of prim propriety.
Dear old maids may look disgusted,
The simple fact is
They've had no practice,
But I'm sure that if they only knew,
They'd like to do the very same as you.
Betty & Chorus: It's rather nice —
Take my advice
And try it once or twice.
Betty: Arms and the man,
Arms and the man,
Ev'ry man has two,
That will surely do,
Is it enough for you?
Chorus: Is it enough for you?
Betty: You feel a thrill all through.
Chorus: You feel a thrill all through.
Betty: Arms and the man,
That is the plan,
Ev'ry little girl should just make haste,
For you miss such a lot
Till you've really got
An arm around your waist.
Chorus: Arms and the man,
Arms and the man,
Ev'ry man has two,
That will surely do,
Is it enough for you?
Betty: Is it enough for you?
Chorus: You feel a thrill all through.
Betty: You feel a thrill all through.
Chorus: Arms and the man,
That is the plan,
Ev'ry little girl should just make haste,
Betty: Life is couleur de rose
When a young man throws
All: His arms around your waist.
Betty: Oh, you're happy in the arms of a man.

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