Untitled by Alethes

There’s grandeur in the lightning stroke,
‡‡That rives the mountain ash; —
There’s grandeur in the giant oak,
And rainbow beauty in the smoke,
‡‡Where crystal waters dash.


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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