“I Am a Great Complainer”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1848 (Hesperian Harp)
Keywords: religious Jesus nonballad
Found in: US(So)

Description

"I am a great complainer, that bears the name of Christ... I feel my faith declining...." The singer calls on Christ to repair (his) wavering faith and help (him) in (his) stumbling in a fast-moving world: "I am so full of folly, and have no time to pray"

References

  1. Randolph 647, "I Am a Great Complainer" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7568
  3. BI, R647