William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

On Late Acquired Wealth (From The Greek) - Poem by William Cowper

Poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes
Rich to no end, I curse my natal hour,
Who nought enjoy'd while young, denied the means;
And nought when old enjoy'd, denied the power.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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