Mighty water! headlong tumbling
Down the vast abyss below,
Ceaseless pouring, endless roaring
Music like this — semper amo.
C.W. Wilson was from Buffalo
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.