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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,... "
Thomson's Poetical Works - Page 143
by James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 372 pages
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Poems

James Thomson - 1730 - 260 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riotwafte; j O f 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 Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections, Additions ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1757 - 244 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte ; 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 Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 pages
...affluence furronnd; 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. His conclufion glows with a ftrain of piety wortKy of a chriftian poet and philofopher,...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1763 - 458 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte; 32 j 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 Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements. ...

James Thomson - 1766 - 266 pages
...furround ;• They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riotwafte; 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 Seasons: By James Thomson

James Thomson - 1769 - 218 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte; 32? 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 Oxford Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1769 - 660 pages
...furround: They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy And wanton, often truel, riot waftc ; [mirth, Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all die fad variety of pain. And point the parting anguub. Thought, food man, Of thefe, and all the thoufand...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1774 - 272 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth> And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte ; 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 fmk in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many bleed,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 48, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 280 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte; 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 fmk in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many bleed,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 48-49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 628 pages
...furround ; They, who their thoughtlefs hours in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot wafte ; 3*5 Ah, little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death Ar.d all the fad variety of pain. How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How...
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