There are two sentences with "thought of",
Oh, Paul, even the thought of you in all that danger, it was just too much.
She’s the single most beautiful girl I’ve ever seen, and the thought of touching her like this and not being able to see her ... — is torture.
The first one doesn't contain "being" but the second does. Why?
... even the thought of you being in all that danger, ...
Does this sentence sound natural?