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VP_015224 Verse 1Ev'ry body loves a girl who's modest, Ev'ry body loves a girl who's shy, When a girl is modest and retiring You can bet she'll always get by Modesty began in the garden of Eden, In ev'ry book you'll find I'll admit it started in the Garden of Eden, But just bear this in mind. Chorus 1Eve wasn't modest till she ate that apple That old apple was to blame The minute that she ate it, she felt humiliated and hid behind the apple tree till darkness came If one little apple made the first girl modest, It ought to work now as well as then Once they only wore a leaf Clothes are getting just as brief, If ev'ry mother's daughter, wears dresses any shorter, We'll have to pass the apples again. Verse 2Just suppose that ev'ry girl was modest, Just suppose that ev'ry girl was shy, There would be no dust when days are windy To blow right in the naughty man's eye We'd have better business in our marriage market, Each man would surely mate When they start proposing they can see what they're getting, That's why some hesitate. Chorus 2Eve wasn't modest till she ate that apple That old apple was to blame The minute that she ate it, she felt humiliated and hid behind the apple tree till darkness came If one little apple made the first girl modest, It ought to work now as well as then Way back in the olden days Men were fooled by girlie ways, For then we never knew them, but now we see right through them, We'll have to pass the apples again.
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Von Tilzer, Albert and McCarron, Chas. R, "Eve Wasn't Modest Till She Ate That Apple : We'll Have To Pass The Apples Again" (1917). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4452.