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No. 7 - Song - Archie - "Everybody's awfully good to me."

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Archie: I'm an awf'lly simple fellow
As I'm sure you'll all agree;
And I really don't know what
My various friends can see in me.
My acquaintances are endless
And their names I quite forget,
For one half I only know by sight
And the rest I've never met.
But ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me,
Don't you know;
I'm just about as spoilt as I can be,
Don't you know.
If I go out, say to Prince's,
and alone I chance to dine,
Why, it's ten to one I meet
some dear old Oxford friend of mine.
Well, not only does he join me,
but he orders all the wine!
Ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me.

Now I'm not a bit conceited,
But of course I know my worth;
I haven't got much genius,
But I'm simply "full of birth;"
I've got a bit of money,
But my friends are not unkind,
I think money's rather vulgar,
But they don't seem to mind.
Why, ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me,
Don't you know;
I'm just about as spoilt as I can be,
Don't you know.
I lent a chap a monkey once,
Quite in a friendly way.
D'you know he never bothers me
With offers to repay;
Why, he very kindly borrow'd
something more the other day!
Ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me.

The other day out shooting
I was standing near a friend;
Some partridges came over,
But they flew the other end;
I tried to get a shot in,
And I shifted from my place,
When my friend quite gaily blazed away
And got me in the face!
Ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me,
Don't you know;
I'm just about as spoilt as I can be,
Don't you know;
It really was a most unpleasant
thing to have occur'd,
It was my fault absolutely
For I quite obscured his bird.
Still, he didn't lose his temper,
why, he never said a word!
Ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me.

I know a little lady
Who is absolutely sweet;
I introduce her proudly
To each decent chap I meet;
They all say they're delighted,
And it makes me feel so vain
When I hear them make arrangements
To meet very soon again!
Ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me,
Don't you know;
I'm just about as spoilt as I can be,
Don't you know;
One day I introduc'd her
to a friend of mine call'd Brown,
Well, he actually look'd after her
while I was out of town.
It was so unselfish of him,
for he's married too, is Brown!
Oh, ev'rybody's awf'lly good to me.

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