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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, 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 pleasure, power, and affluence surround; :hey, who their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth, ind wanton, often cruel, riot waste ; th little think...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 378 pages
...pow'r, and affluence surround ; They who tht-ir thoughtless hours in giddy n:,uh, And wanton, olten cruel riot, waste ; Ah, little think they, while they dance along, how many tec I, this very moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain ! How many sink in the devouring flood,...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 29

1821 - 632 pages
...the cold. " Ah little think the gay licentious proud, [surround ; Whom pleasure, power, and affluence They who their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth, And...very moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain ! " Oh! if Jesus himself " learned obedience by the things which he suffered" — if "he was in all...
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The Seasons, Hymns, Ode, and Songs

James Thomson - 1813 - 346 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 the...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Samuel Johnson - 1813 - 180 pages
...cold, lays him along the snows .t stiffen'd corse, stretch'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. Ah ! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, power, and affluence surround ; They, ivho their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth. ind wanton, often cruel, riot waste ; Ah ! little think...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 276 pages
...the northern blast, i Ah ! little think the gay lieentious proud, Whom pleasure, power and affluenee surround ; They who their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth. And wanton, often eruel riot, waste ; Ah. little think they, while ihey danee along. How many feel, this very moment,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 276 pages
...round ; They who their thoughtless hours in giddy inirtl', And wanton, often cruel riot, waste ; All, little think, they, -while they dance along How many...moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain ! How mauy sink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame ! Efow many bleed, By shameful variance lx...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 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 fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame ! How many bleed,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 328 pages
...cold, Lays him along the snows, a stiffen'd corse, Stretch'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. Ah, little think the gay, licentious proud, Whom pleasure, power, and affluence surround. They, who their tho'tless bouts in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel riot, waste; Ah, little think they, while they...
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A plan for the general improvement of the state of the poor of Ireland

William Parker (of Cork.) - 1816 - 182 pages
...behalf of every child of sorrow or misfortune, and of which we have so many cases daily occurring. Ah! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, power, and affluence surround ; ." , ' They, who theii thoughtless hours in ırddy mirth - % And wanton, often cruel, riot waste ; . Ah ! little think...
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