Majestic greatness sits, Niagara, upon thy brow,
And o’er thy rocks in thundering grandeur roll; —
We gaze, in silent wonder wrapped and humbly bow,
To thee, O God, who thus doth thrill our inmost soul.
From Albany, New York, Sept. 30, 1847.
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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