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No. 20 - Song - Lady Rosabelle and Workgirls - Miss Blush!

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Lady Rosabelle: There lived a little lady
Just a hundred years ago,
Workgirls: Just a hundred years ago,
Lady Rosabelle: And anything the least bit shady
Used to shock her so!
Workgirls: Yes, it used to shock her so!
Lady Rosabelle: Suppose you mentioned stocking,
To her cheeks the blood would rush,
Workgirls: To her cheeks the blood would rush,
Lady Rosabelle: She'd say How very shocking!
So they nicknamed her Miss Blush!
Workgirls: So they nicknamed her Miss Blush!
Lady Rosabelle: Oh, Miss Blush was such a proper young maid,
All the chair legs she used to drape with cretonne!
Some had a skirt of flannelette on!
But she was quite a little fraud, I'm afraid,
For when stories around the room were rushing,
Miss Blush was not the least bit crushing;
If there was anyone not blushing,
Miss Blush would be the one!
Workgirls: Oh, Miss Blush was such a proper young maid,
All the chair legs she used to drape with cretonne!
Some had a skirt of flannelette on!
But she was quite a little fraud, I'm afraid,
For when stories around the room were rushing,
Miss Blush was not the least bit crushing;
If there was anyone not blushing,
Miss Blush would be the one!
   
Lady Rosabelle: Miss Blush, I am afraid, is
Just at present far too meek;
Workgirls: Just at present far too meek;
Lady Rosabelle: With up-to-date young ladies
There's less blush but far more cheek!
Workgirls: There's less blush but far more cheek!
Lady Rosabelle: If quite alone you get her,
You'll observe without a doubt,
Workgirls: You'll observe without a doubt,
Lady Rosabelle: She isn't any better,
But she doesn't get found out!
Workgirls: But she doesn't get found out!
Lady Rosabelle: Our Miss Blush is not so proper today,
For I'm sorry to say she's not too modest;
Sometimes her ways are quite the oddest!
When she comes out, she comes out all the way!
Ev'ry ev'ning! at the Savoy you'll meet her,
Dressed in a row of pearls from Streeter.
Could any frock have been much neater
One hundred years ago?
Workgirls: Our Miss Blush is not so proper today,
For I'm sorry to say she's not too modest;
Sometimes her ways are quite the oddest!
When she comes out, she comes out all the way!
Ev'ry ev'ning! at the Savoy you'll meet her,
Dressed in a row of pearls from Streeter.
Could any frock have been much neater
One hundred years ago?

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