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Indians' Cninp. TTTHERE is a world that grandly shows . The genial
heat and glacial snows, Where the Pacific Ocean flows, And broad
Atlantic foaming wild; Old Neptune's disobedient child. There
mountains of gigantic mould, All swelling great, eternal cold: Up
the blue vault of heaven hoar For ever they sublimely soar. Whose
massive slopes are hung with pearls Reflecting gems and ruddy
beryls, With others that still fairer fall: The flora which adorn
them all. Where plains and prairies far expand, With lakes and
rivers hand in hand; And forests of primeval mien Rear their dark
forms of brown and green: The stateliest this old earth has seen.
Domains that show the ceaseless glow Of Nature's forces, high and
low; All in their thrilling ebb and flow, Which waste and cherish
as they blow. Far past the rocky mountains tar, Whose seamy cliffs
and ev'ry scaur TelTof the ancient ages past, Whose shadows on them
still are cast. And near the setting sun they break By virgin
Utah's salt-sea lake: All bounding with a swelling show The orient
part of Idaho, Which stretches far away below. A State but one of
many more, Which go to make a nation's store: Whose symbols are all
deftly placed By stars upon a banner traced. That flag which
freemen ever hail, Before which tyranny must pale; And in the
coming ages bright The flag that will secure the right. But, long
ere Idaho became A State known by that charming name, When
undefined by breadth and length, And still unmapped by mental
strength: A unit, or a unit's tenth. Near to the Snake stream,
circling light By woody bends, and many a bight; Which, from its
mountain springs, rolls on, Till a Columbia it has shown. In such a
land the Baanacks roam, And find, at least, a shifting h...
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