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2 Sweet Violets 2 There once was a farmer who took a young miss In back of the barn where he gave her a - Lecture on horses and chickens and eggs And told her that she had such beautiful - Manners that suited a girl of her charms, A girl that he wanted to take in his - Washing and ironing and then if she did They could get married and raise lots of -- CHO: Sweet violets, sweeter than the roses Covered all over from head to toe Covered all over with seet violets. The girl told the farmer that he'd better stop And she called her father and he called a - Taxi and got there before very long 'Cause someone was doing his little girl - Right for a change and so that's why he said If you marry her, son, you're better off - Single 'cause its always been my belief Marriage will bring a man nothing but-- Sweet violets ... The farmer decided he'd wed anyway And started in planning for his wedding - Suit which he purchased for only one buck But then he found out he was just out of - Money and so he got left in a lurch Standing and waiting in front of the - End of this story which just goes to show All a girl wants from a man is his -- Sweet Violets ... SX Apr98
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