Untitled by E.J.H.

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The title page of the Table Rock Album

Niagara, it has been sung,
Can speak so loud without a tongue,
‡‡You hear its voice a mile hence;
But I a greater wonder know 
A pretty woman, who, although
‡‡She has a tongue, keeps silence!

 

Source: Table Rock Album and Sketches of the Falls and Scenery Adjacent. Buffalo: Steam Press of Thomas and Lathrops, copyright by Jewett, Thomas & Co.,1856c.1848

This link takes you to the scanned version of  the 1855 version of Table Rock Album from the Hathi Trust

See the Table of Contents of the Table Rock Album on this site.

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