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" Ah little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, power, and affluence surround; They, who their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot waste; Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment,... "
The seasons. To which is prefixed the life of the author - Page 136
by James Thomson - 1803 - 168 pages
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

1780 - 226 pages
...fin-round ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth,. And wanton, often cruel,. riot wafte; Ah, little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And ?.ll the fad variety of pain. How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many...
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An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy: Late of Covent-Garden ...

George Anne Bellamy - 1785 - 250 pages
...hours in giddy mirth, *' And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte; • * Thomfon's Winter, Line 322, Ah " Ah little think they, while they dance along, *' How many feel, this very moment, death " And all the fad variety of pain : " How many fink in the devouring flood, " Or more devouring flame : how many...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 5

1785 - 508 pages
...They who their though tlefs hours in giddy mirth,- ; • , -, And wanton, often cruel, riot wade ; Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the fad variety of pain : ' . . . . How many link in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame : how...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 5

1785 - 504 pages
...thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, i And wanton, often cruel, riot wane ; > Ah little think they, while tfiey dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the fad variety of pain : How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame : how many bleed...
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An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy, Late of Covent ..., Volume 4

George Anne Bellamy - 1786 - 262 pages
...furround ; " They who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, " And wanton often cruel, riot wafte ; " Ah little think they, while they dance along, " How many feel, this very moment, death " And all the fad variety of pain : " How many fink in the devouring flood, '* Or more devouring flame : how many...
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The New Lady's Magazine, Or, Polite and Entertaining Companion for ..., Volume 3

1788 - 742 pages
...furround ; , They who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot waftej Ah! little think they, while they dance along, How many feel this very moment death, And all flle fad variety of pain | How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame ! how many...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 91-92

John Bell - 1787 - 510 pages
...furround ; , They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel riot, waftei 325 Ah ! little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the fad variety of pain : How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame! how many bleed,...
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The Highlanders: A Poem by the Rev. L. Booker

Luke Booker - 1787 - 90 pages
...furroundi 44 They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth* * And wanton, often cruel, riot wafle ; " Ah little think they, while they dance along, " How...many feel, this very moment, death, " And all the fad variety of pain I " How many pine In want ; How many drink 11 The cup of Grief, or eat the bitter...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1788 - 326 pages
...affluence furround; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte ; Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the fad variety of pain. . How many fmk in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many bleed,...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 300 pages
...Lays him along the snows, a stiffened corse; 320 Stretch'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. AH little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure,...giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot waste; 325 Ah little think they, while they dance along, ]How many feel, this very moment, death, And all...
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