Cowboy's Prayer (II), The
DESCRIPTION: "Guard me, Lord, while I'm a-riding 'cross the dusty range out there From the dangers that are hiding on the trail so bleak and bare." The cowboy asks for guidance and protection, and concludes "At last to heaven lead me, up in the home corral."
AUTHOR: Earl Alonzo Brinistool
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 ("Trail Dust of a Maverick")
KEYWORDS: religious cowboy recitation
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Ohrlin-HBT 77, "The Cowboy's Prayer" (1 text)
Saffel-CowboyP, p. 81, "A Range Rider's Appeal" (1 text)
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