I Don't see it, Mamma
Genre : Chanson
Style : américain
Tonalité : mi m et mi M
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|Paroles de Henry C. Watson (1831-1869)
Once I was sitting in a ball-room--not a wall-flower, but alone-for I'd refused the proffered hands of all partners one by one.
- Celestina, won't you dance my dear?"
- I won't! I do not see it, Ma, it's such a bore. Upon my word, I don't- - I do not see it, it is a bore, Ma-dance I will not!
Mama looked black and said,
-My child, you are really quite a fool to sit there pouting in a corner like a dunce upon a stool, while De Smythe, a splendid match, awaits your hand, come dance-
-I won't!... Indeed I won't!
Here's cousin Harry, look, Mama! Look, he's coming right to me! I guess I'll have to dance next dance, for I promised him, you see.
Mama said, full of spite,
-Take care, it'll bore you!
-No, it won't... This time is different, Ma, this time, I'll dance