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Quotation by James Thomson
They have much wisdom yet they are not wise,
They have much goodness yet they do not well,
(The fools we know have their own Paradise,
The wicked also have their proper Hell);
James Thomson (1834–1882), Irish poet ("B.V."; "Bysshe Vanolis"). The City of Dreadful Night (l. 1–6). . .
Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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