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July 28, 2012, 3:12 pm

At the Library of Congress, researching World War I, I found “THE SAILORS’ PRAYER”:

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord to keep,
Grant no other sailor take,
My shoes and socks before I wake.

From AFC 2001/001/2387, Worth, Charles Edmond.

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