Have a Heart/Napoleon

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Have a Heart  (1916) 
by Jerome Kern (music) and P. G. Wodehouse (lyrics)
Napoleon
Verse 1

Napoleon was a little guy,
They used to call him shorty,
He only stood about so high,
His chest was under forty.
But when they started joshing him,
His pride, it didn't injure.
He'd simply say
"Ah, fade away!"
He knew that he had ginger.

Refrain

Napoleon, Napoleon,
They thought him quite a joke.
"Hey! talke a slant at the little pill!"
Was the line of chatter that they used to spill.
But they couldn't hold Napoleon,
When he started into scrap,
He was five feet high,
But he was one tough guy,
And I take after Nap.

Verse 2

Napoleon was a homely gink,
He hadn't time to doll up,
But though he looked like thirty cents,
He packed an awful wallop.
And all the kings in Europe,
when they came to know his habits,
Pulled up their socks,
And ran for blocks,
He'd got 'em scared like rabbits.

Refrain

Napoleon, Napoleon,
Went out and got a "rep,"
He had a lot of 'em climbing trees,
Though he weighed a hundred in his B.V.D's.
It was easy for Napoleon,
And he wiped them off the map.
He was not so tall,
But he could lick them all,
And I take after Nap.

Verse 3

Napoleon was a ladie's pet,
He liked to have them handy.
He used to blow in half his pay,
On violets and candy.
He knew the game from soup to nuts
And worked it on a system!
He'd meet a Queen at five fifteen,
By six o'clock she'd kiss him.

Refrain

Napoleon, Napoleon,
The ladies thought him great,
They fell for him good and hard, they did.
When he came and handed them the "Oh, you Kid"
They were wild about Napoleon,
For his work was full of snap.
He was sawn off short,
But he was one good sport,
And I take after Nap.