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Charming Woman

By Charming Woman


So Miss Myrtle is going to marry?What a number of hearts she will breakThere\u27s Lord George and Tom Brown and Sir HarryAre dying of love for her sake\u27Tis a match that we all must approveLet the gossips say all that they canFor indeed she\u27s a charming womanAnd he\u27s a fortunate man Yes indeed she\u27s a charming womanAnd she reads both Latin and GreekAnd I\u27m told that she solved a problemIn Euclid, before she could speakHad she been but a daughter of mineI\u27d have taught her to hem and to sewBut her mother (a charming woman)Couldn\u27t think of such trifles you know Oh she\u27s really a charming womanBut I think she\u27s a little too thinAnd no wonder such very late hoursShould ruin her beautiful skinIt may be a fancy of mineBut her voice has a rather sharp toneAnd I\u27m told that these charming womenAre apt to have wills of their own She sings like a bulfinch or linnetAnd she talks like an Arch-Bishop tooShe can play you a rubber and win itIf she\u27s got nothing better to doShe can chatter of Poor Laws and TithesAnd the value of Labour and Land\u27Tis a pity when charming womenTalk of things which they don\u27t understand I\u27m told that she hasn\u27t a pennyYet her gowns would make Maradan stare And I fear that her bills must be manyBut you know that\u27s her husband\u27s affairSuch husbands are very uncommonSo regardless of prudence and pelfBut they say such a charming womanIs a fortune you know, in her self She has brothers and sisters by dozensAnd all charming people they sayAnd she\u27s several tall Irish cousinsWhom she loves - in a sisterly wayOh young men if you\u27d take my adviceYou would find it an excellent planDon\u27t marry a charming womanIf you are a sensible ma

Publisher: Digital Commons @ Connecticut College
Year: 1835
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