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Unless There's No-One Watching

Full Text

1 I use a spoon to eat my soup unless there's no one watching
I mind my bus'ness and never snoop unless there's no one watching
I wash my hands so carefully unless there's no one watching
I bow my head so piously unless there's no one watching

2 I only take one piece of pie unless there's no one watching
I try to smile and never cry unless there's no one watching
But if there's comfort I could bring to ease somebody's suff'ring
I know that I will do the right thing, 'cuz I'll be the one who's watching.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #127

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: I use a spoon to eat my soup
Title: Unless There's No-One Watching
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "How Can I Keep From Singing")
Copyright: Public Domain



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