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chico Tune Req: If Your Foot Is Pretty, Show It (Bishop) (4) Tune Req: If your foot is pretty, show it 25 Nov 06


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If your foot is pretty, show it,
No matter where, or when;
Let all fair maidens know it
The foot takes all the men
The face, so fair and lovely,
May charm the gazer's eye,
But if the foot is homely,
He'll quickly pass you by,
He'll quickly,--He'll quickly,
He'll quickly pass you by.

If your foot is pretty, show it,
If you wish to catch a bean;
No longer hide the tell-tale charm,
Beneath so many clothes
The figure may deceive you,
All hooped and padded o'er;
But let me but survey the foot,
I'll ask to see no more,
I'll ask--I'll ask--
I'll ask to see no more.

If your foot is pretty, show it,
When you trip along the street;
For, it will catch the eager eyes
Of every man you meet
Don't toss your glossy ringlets,
Nor pout your lips so sweet,
But gently lift your petticoats,
And show your handsome feet.
And show--And show--
And show your handsome feet.

[Sung by W. N. SMITH, the great bone-player of Bailey's Circus. H. de Marsan DEALER

in SONGS, TOY BOOK, &C. No. 60 CHATHAM. ST N.Y. Pre-dates 1863.]


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