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of winter within the Polar Circle, and of a thaw, and concludes the poem with moral reflections on a future state.

His reflections on midnight, and the address to the Su. preme Being, are pious and beautiful.

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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 death
And all the fad variety of pain,

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