If a fellow should slide down from off a slippery stick,
‘T would be worse nor any Cat-a-lip-tic;
And if he should go blind, ‘t is a plain fact,
From viewing — ‘t would be a cataract
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
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