William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

41. By Philemon 4/13/2010
42. Catharina 4/13/2010
43. Catharina : The Second Part. On Her Marriage To George Courtenay, Esq. 4/13/2010
44. Charity 4/13/2010
45. Contentment 1/3/2003
46. Conversation 4/13/2010
47. Denner's Old Woman 4/13/2010
48. Dependence 1/3/2003
49. Divine Justice Amiable 4/13/2010
50. Divine Love Endures No Rival 4/13/2010
51. Elegy I. To Charles Deodati (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
52. Elegy Ii. On The Death Of The University Beadle At Cambridge (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
53. Elegy Iii. Anno Aet. 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
54. Elegy Iv. Anno Aet. 18. To My Tutor, Thomas Young, Chaplain Of The English Merchants Resident At Hamburg (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
55. Elegy V. Anno Aet. 20. On The Approach Of Spring (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
56. Elegy Vi. To Charles Diodati, When He Was Visiting In The Country (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
57. Elegy Vii. Anno Aetates Undevigesimo (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
58. Ephraim Repenting 1/3/2003
59. Epigram 4/13/2010
60. Epigram : On The Inventor Of Gunpowder (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
61. Epigram : The Cottager And His Landlord. A Fable (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
62. Epigram : To Christina, Queen Of Sweden, With Cromwell's Picture (Translation) 4/13/2010
63. Epigram : To Leonora Singing At Rome (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
64. Epigram : To Leonora Singing At Rome 2 (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
65. Epitaph On A Free But Tame Redbreast, A Favourite Of Miss Sally Hurdis 4/13/2010
66. Epitaph On A Hare 3/16/2003
67. Epitaph On Fop, A Dog Belonging To Lady Throckmorton 4/13/2010
68. Epitaph On Johnson 4/13/2010
69. Epitaph On Mr. Chester Of Chicheley 4/13/2010
70. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
71. Epitaphium Alterum 4/13/2010
72. Exhortation To Prayer 1/3/2003
73. Expostulation 4/13/2010
74. Familiarity Dangerous 4/13/2010
75. For The Poor 1/3/2003
76. Friendship 4/13/2010
77. From Menander 4/13/2010
78. From The Greek Of Julianus 4/13/2010
79. Glory To God Alone 4/13/2010
80. God Hides His People 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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