William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

441. To Mrs. Unwin 4/13/2010
442. To My Cousin, Anne Bodham, On Receiving From Her A Network Purse, Made By Herself 4/13/2010
443. To My Father (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
444. To Sir Joshua Reynolds 4/13/2010
445. To The Immortal Memory Of The Halibut, On Which I Dined This Day, Monday, April 26, 1784 4/13/2010
446. To The Nightingale, Which The Author Heard Sing On New Year's Day 4/13/2010
447. To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country 4/13/2010
448. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, On His Return From Ramsgate 4/13/2010
449. To The Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector Of St. Mary Woolnoth 4/13/2010
450. To The Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin 4/13/2010
451. To The Reverend William Bull 4/13/2010
452. To The Spanish Admiral Count Gravina 4/13/2010
453. To Warren Hastings, Esq. 4/13/2010
454. To William Hayley, Esq. June 29, 1793. 4/13/2010
455. Translation From Virgil. Æneid, Book Viii. Line 18. 4/13/2010
456. Translation Of Prior's Chloe And Euphelia 4/13/2010
457. True And False Comforts 1/3/2003
458. True Pleasures 1/3/2003
459. Truth 4/13/2010
460. Truth And Divine Love Rejected By The World 4/13/2010
461. Upon A Venerable Rival 4/13/2010
462. Vanity Of The World 1/3/2003
463. Verses 4/13/2010
464. Verses Printed By Himself On A Flood At Olney 4/13/2010
465. Verses Written At Bath, On Finding The Heel Of A Shoe 4/13/2010
466. Walking With God 1/3/2003
467. Watching Unto God In The Night Season 4/13/2010
468. Watching Unto God In The Night Season (2) 4/13/2010
469. Watching Unto God In The Night Season (3) 4/13/2010
470. Welcome Cross 1/3/2003
471. Welcome To The Table 1/3/2003
472. Wisdom 1/3/2003
473. Written After Leaving Her At New Burns 4/13/2010
474. Written In A Fit Of Illness. R. S. S. 4/13/2010
475. Written In A Quarrel 4/13/2010
476. Yardley Oak 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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