Have a Heart/I'm Here, Little Girls, I'm Here

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Have a Heart  (1916) 
by Jerome Kern (music) and P. G. Wodehouse (lyrics)
I'm Here, Little Girls, I'm Here
Verse 1

(Ted) Ladies, I'm here just to be good to you.
(Girls) That's true.
(Ted) So will you (Ted) Say if there is anything I can do.
(Girls) There's one thing we'll call your attention to.
(Ted) I'll correct it, if you give me the clue.
(Girls) Oh you.
(Ted) Rely on me.
A friend and helper, I want to be.
(Girls) We need, as you will no doubt, agree
A lot of cheerful society.
(Ted) I quite understand,
Leave that to me;
I'll just make a note you see.
(Girls) Yes, our life is rather flat.
(Ted) Let me make a note of that.
(Girls) Will you help if you can?
(Ted) Ladies, I'm your man.
(Ted) When you want a cosy chat.
(Ted) I'll drop in and comfort that.
(Girls) Do! Do!
(Ted) When ever you're feeling blue.
(Girls) Sometimes, we feel so lonely.
(Ted) As I can see.
(Girls) If you would only.
(Ted) Leave that to me.
(Ted) I want to be good to you.
Trust me! In future, I'll be near
So please don't get down hearted. Bear this in mind:
I'm here, little girls, I'm here.

Verse 2

(Girls) Life, for us, is quite the reverse of gay
(Ted) No play?
(Girls) With all our (Girls) Jacks and Freds and Billies so far away.
(Ted) I must own it does seem a trifle gray.
(Girls) No amusement, think of it, all the day!
(Ted) I say.
If that is so,
it seems to me that I'm not detrop.
(Girls) We'll find you such a relief, you know,
When things have started to get too slow.
(Ted) Oh yes, we'll have lots of fun, although
Most careful how far we go.
(Girls) You're the nicest man in town.
(Ted) Let me get that jotted down.
(Girls) If we gave you a kiss,
(Girls) Would it be a miss?
(Ted) Why, I shouldn't even frown.
(Ted) I want to be good to you.
(Girls) Do! Do!
(Ted) When ever you want me to.
(Girls) Sometimes we feel deserted.
(Ted) That well may be.
(Girls) But if we flirted
(Ted) Leave that to me.
(Ted) I want to be good to you.
Trust me! In future, I'll be near
If you require flirtation, Just make a note:
I'm here, little girls, I'm here.