Table Rock Album: And Sketches of the Falls and Scenery Adjacent

Steam Press of Thomas & Lathrops, 1855 - 120 páginas

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Página 17 - Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons and all deeps: Fire, and hail; snow, and vapours: stormy wind fulfilling his word: Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars: Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl: Kings of the earth, and all people; princes and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
Página 76 - Thy diadem is an emerald green, of the clearest, purest hue, Set round with waves of snow-white foam, and spray of feathery dew ; While tresses of the brightest pearls float o'er thine ample sheet, And the rainbow lays its gorgeous gems in tribute at thy feet. Thy reign is of the ancient days, thy sceptre from on high, Thy birth was when the morning stars together sung for joy.
Página 5 - The tread of armies thickening as they come, The boom of cannon and the beat of drum ; The brow of beauty and the form of grace, The passion and the prowess of our race ; The song of Homer in...
Página 17 - To view Niagara Falls one day, A parson and a tailor took their way. The parson cried, whilst wrapped in wonder, And listening to the cataract's thunder, "Lord, how Thy works amaze our eyes. And fill our hearts with vast surpr1se!' The tailor merely made this note: 'Lord! what a place to sponge a coatl' " five fathom deep, down below.
Página 76 - Saw the first wreath of glory which entwin'd thine infant brow. And, from that hour to this — in which I gaze upon thy stream — From age to age — in Winter's frost, or Summer's sultry beam — By day, by night — without a pause — thy waves, with loud acclaim, In ceaseless sounds, have still proclaimed the Great Eternal's Name.
Página 77 - For him, the woods, the lakes, the seas, supply his hourly need. Around — on high — or far, or near — the Universal Whole Proclaims thy glory, as the orbs in their fixed courses roll — And from Creation's grateful voice — the hymn ascends above, While Heaven re-echoes back to Earth, the chorus,
Página 76 - God! From this primeval Altar — the green and virgin sod, The humble homage that my soul in gratitude would pay t To thee ! whose shield has guarded me through all my wandering way.
Página 77 - God! From this primeval altar, the green and virgin sod, The humble homage that my soul in gratitude would pay To thee ! whose shield has guarded me through all my wandering way. For if the ocean be as...
Página 76 - Grows dim beneath the splendours of thy glorious watery throne. No Fleets can stop thy progress — no armies bid thee stay — But onward — onward — onward — thy march still holds its way : The rising mist that veils thee, as thine herald, goes before, And the music that proclaims thee, is the thundering Cataract's roar.
Página 76 - Man's foe, on his father-land have stood — Whoe'er has seen thine incense rise, or heard thy torrent's roar, Must have bent before the God of All ! to worship and adore. Accept, then...

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