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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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The seasons, with the life of the author: to which are added Hesiod, or the ...

James Thomson, Thomas Parnell - 1808 - 338 pages
...him along the snows , a stiffened corse , Stretch'd out , and bleaching in the northern blast. Alt little think the gay licentious proud , Whom pleasure...surround ; They , who their thoughtless hours in giddy mirtb, And wanton , often cruel , riot waste ; Ah little think they , while they dance along , How...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809 - 402 pages
...in giddy And wanton, often cruel, riot waste ; Ah ! little thinV they, while they dance along, Mow many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pnin. How many sink in the devouring Hood, Or more devonring flnme. How many Weed, By shameful variance...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

1810 - 234 pages
...that the amorous man is not more suddenly melted with beauty, than the compassionate man with misery. Ah ! little think the gay licentious proud, "Whom...devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. — How many bleed, By shameful variance betwixt man and man — How many piiie in want, and dungeon glooms ; Shut...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...bleaching in the northern blast. Ah, little thinks the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'rund affluence surround ; They who their thoughtless hours...devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many bleed, By shameful variance betwixt man and man ! How many pine in want, and dungeon glooms, Shut from...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...Lays him along the snows, a still'en'd corse, Stretch 'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure,...little think they, while they dance along, How many fee), this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain. How many sink in the devouring flood,...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...and bleaching in the northern blast. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround, They who their thoughtless...wanton, often cruel, riot waste ; Ah, little think they, as they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain. How many...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 536 pages
...little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, power, and aillucnco surround ; They, whothair thoughtless hours in giddy mirth. And wanton, often cruel, riot waste; Ah, little think tiny, while they dance along', How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain....
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...the relish of their souls. CHAP. IV. Pathetic Pieces* SECTION I. Reflections on the Miseries of Life. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure,...devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. . How many bleed, By shameful variance betwixt man and man. How many pine in want and dungeon. glooms, Shut from...
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Poems, by Somerville, Pattison, Savage, Broome, and Swift, Issues 80-81

William Somervile - 1811 - 312 pages
...corse, stretch'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. THE EVILS OF LIFE unfelt by the affluent. Ah little think the gay licentious proud, •whom...sink in the devouring flood, or more devouring flame. Hew many bleed, by shameful variance betwixt man and man. How many pine in want, and dungeon glooms;...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1811 - 286 pages
...They who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, ••. . m 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.1. How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flames. How many bleed,...
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