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James Thomson (1700 – 1748)


Scottish poet and playwright.
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Ships dim-discovered dropping from the clouds.
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He saw her charming, but he saw not half
The charms her downcast modesty conceal'd.
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Shade, unperceiv'd, so softening into shade.




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Delightful task! to rear the tender thought,
To teach the young idea how to shoot.
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Sighed and looked unutterable things.
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Whoe'er amidst the sons
Of reason, valour, liberty, and virtue
Displays distinguish'd merit, is a noble
Of Nature's own creating.
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The negligence of Nature wide and wild,
Where, undisguised by mimic art, she spreads
Unbounded beauty to the roving eye.
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Scoundrel maxim.
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