William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

1. A Child Of God Longing To See Him Beloved 4/13/2010
2. A Comparison 4/13/2010
3. A Comparison. Addressed To A Young Lady 4/13/2010
4. A Fable 4/13/2010
5. A Figurative Description Of The Procedure Of Divine Love 4/13/2010
6. A Manual, More Ancient Than The Art Of Printing, And Not To Be Found In Any Catalogue 4/13/2010
7. A Poetical Epistle To Lady Austen 4/13/2010
8. A Riddle 4/13/2010
9. A Song : On The Green Margin 4/13/2010
10. A Song : The Sparkling Eye 4/13/2010
11. A Tale, Founded On A Fact, Which Happened In January, 1779 4/13/2010
12. A Tale. June 1793 4/13/2010
13. Abuse Of The Gospel 1/3/2003
14. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 1. 4/13/2010
15. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 2. 4/13/2010
16. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3. 4/13/2010
17. Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference 4/13/2010
18. Afflictions Sanctified By The Word 1/3/2003
19. An Apology For Not Showing Her What I Had Wrote 4/13/2010
20. An Attempt At The Manner Of Waller 4/13/2010
21. An Enigma 4/13/2010
22. An Epigram From Homer 4/13/2010
23. An Epistle To Joseph Hill, Esq. 4/13/2010
24. An Epistle To Robert Lloyd, Esq. 4/13/2010
25. An Epitaph 4/13/2010
26. An Epitaph (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
27. An Epitaph 2 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
28. An Epitaph 3 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
29. An Epitaph 4 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
30. An Ode, On Reading Mr. Richardson's History Of Sir Charles Grandison 4/13/2010
31. Annus Memorabilis : Written In Commemoration Of His Majesty's Happy Recovery 4/13/2010
32. Answer To Stanzas Addressed To Lady Hesketh By Miss Catharine Fanshawe, In Returning A Poem 4/13/2010
33. Anti-Thelyphthora. A Tale In Verse 4/13/2010
34. Apology To Delia 4/13/2010
35. Apology To Delia: For Desiring A Lock Of Her Hair 1/13/2003
36. Aspirations Of The Soul After God 4/13/2010
37. Boadicea. An Ode 4/13/2010
38. By Callimachus 4/13/2010
39. By Heraclides 4/13/2010
40. By Moschus 4/13/2010
Best Poem of William Cowper

God Moves In A Mysterious Way

God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants His footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.

Deep in unfathomable mines
Of never-failing skill
He treasures up His bright designs,
And works His sovereign will.

Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take,
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy, and shall break
In blessings on your head.

Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
But trust Him for His grace;
Behind a frowning providence
He hides a smiling face.

His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every ...

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Prayer For Children

Gracious Lord, our children see,
By Thy mercy we are free;
But shall these, alas! remain
Subjects still of Satan's reign?
Israel's young ones, when of old
Pharaoh threaten'd to withhold,
Then Thy messenger said, "No;
Let the children also go!"

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