'Maybe you'd better learn,' said the cowpuncher
. Hot lead kicked up dust around the old man's feet and he began to dance.
To them, the Romantic Hero was no longer the knight, the wandering poet, the cowpuncher
, the aviator, nor the brave young district attorney, but the great sales-manager, who had an Analysis of Merchandizing Problems on his glass-topped desk, whose title of nobility was "Go-getter," and who devoted himself and all his young samurai to the cosmic purpose of Selling--not of selling anything in particular, for or to anybody in particular, but pure Selling.
In the introduction to his 1902 novel, he wrote, "What is become of the horseman, the cowpuncher
, the last romantic figure upon our soil?
And then, if my cooking is not so complete, You cannot blame me for wanting to eat, But show me a man, boys, that sleeps more profound Than this big cowpuncher
who sleeps on the ground.
Teddy Blue, who wrote his memoirs with the help of ghost writer Helena Huntingdon Smith, under the title We Pointed Them North: Recollection of a Cowpuncher
. He conveyed the cowboys' sense of pride:
To make matters, if possible, more miserable, it rained that evening as we rode toward the ranch and I had now made up my mind that a cowpuncher
's life was, in the words of the song, "not what it's cracked up to be."
Committee formed to "ride herd" on all implosion work.
After graduating from the University of Wyoming he became a cowpuncher
before breaking into Broadway and films.
A COLORED COWPUNCHER
TAUGHT ME HOW TO ROPE AND I CONTRIBUTED TO HIM AND HIS WIFE, AND WENT AWAY OUT MY WAY TO DRIVE BY AND SEE THEM EVER[Y] TIME I WENT TO MY OLD HOME IN OKLA, UP TO THE TIME OF THEIR DEATH, HE NEVER WORKED FOR A SOUL DURING HIS WHOLE LONG [L]IFETIME BUT US.