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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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Figures of Elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820 - 98 pages
...COWPER. THE MISERIES OF HUMAN LIFE. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround ; They who their thoughtless...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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 278 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...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 280 pages
...and bleaching in the northern blast Ah, little think ye gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround ; They who their thoughtless...many sink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flames. How many bleed By shameful variance betwixt man and man ! How many pine in want and dungeon...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822 - 278 pages
...cold, Lays him along the snows, a stiften'd corse, Stretch'd out, and bleaching in the northern blast. 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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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - 1822 - 252 pages
...spread out. Bliss, s. happiness, joy arising from the possession of some great and important good. AH ! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure,...in giddy mirth, And wanton, often cruel, riot waste : L 4 2. Ah ! little think they while they dance along, How many feel, that very moment, death, And...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 844 pages
...trouble of inquiring them out? — Ah ! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround ; They who their thoughtless...waste ; Ah! little think they, while they dance along, iy. 4 F How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain ! How many sink in...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1822 - 322 pages
...bleaching in the northern blast. 6. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, WTiom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround; They who their thoughtless...riot, waste; Ah little think they, while they dance alongr. How many feel, this very moment, death, And all the sad variety of pain ! How many sink in...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 pages
...An ! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure, pow'r, and affluence surround ; They, wko their thoughtless hours in giddy mirth, And wanton,...devouring flood, Or more devouring flame : how many bleed, By shameful variance betwixt Man and Man : Ho'w many pine in want, and dungeon glooms ; Shut...
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Poetic Treasures: Or, Passages from the Poets. Chronologically Arranged

Passages, John Allen Giles - 1881 - 744 pages
...With smiling patience in her looks, she went To glean Palemon's fields. 2. MISEBIES OF HUMAN LIFE. Ah ! little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasure,...along, How many feel, this very moment, death, And nil the sad variety of pain ; How many sink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame : how many...
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English Literature in the Eighteenth Century

Thomas Sergeant Perry - 1883 - 500 pages
...the English ; and the interest in the poor is indicated hy these lines ("Winter," 1. 322 et seq.) : " Ah ! little think the gay licentious Proud, Whom pleasure,...And all the sad variety of pain. ***** " How many bleed, How many shrink into the sordid hut Of cheerless poverty. ***** And how can I forget the generous...
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