I love to roam o’er the swelling foam
‡‡ Of the dark blue ocean’s waves;
When the bursting storm in its wildest form
‡‡ With the fierce wind madly raves;
When the writhing shark, by his form so dark,
‡‡ Is seen mid the rushing spray,
So I like the sleet of the water sheet
‡‡ Of the grand Niagaray!
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
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