William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

Epigram : On The Inventor Of Gunpowder (Translated From Milton) - Poem by William Cowper

Praise in old time the sage Prometheus won,
Who stole ethereal radiance from the sun;
But greater he, whose bold invention strove
To emulate the fiery bolts of Jove.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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