William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

The Nightingale And Glow-Worm - Poem by William Cowper

A Nightingale that all day long
Had cheered the village with his song,
Nor yet at eve his note suspended,
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Comments about The Nightingale And Glow-Worm by William Cowper

  • Rajnish Manga (11/29/2015 11:37:00 PM)

    Beautiful lyrical poem motivating us to live in co-existence with fellow beings and enjoy 'The gifts of nature and of grace'. The following quote underlines the central theme of the poem:
    For 'twas the self-same power divine
    Taught you to sing, and me to shine,
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  • (11/29/2015 2:46:00 PM)

    The ultimate aim should be peace. Lovely verse (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (11/29/2015 1:40:00 PM)

    I like his sermon couched in lovely verse, Utopian message that given human nature will never come to pass. (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (11/29/2015 1:14:00 PM)

    A beautiful message, especially in this day and age when we are trying to combat terrorism. Why can't we all just get along? Or as Ratnakr Mandlik put it, live and let live. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/29/2015 6:10:00 AM)

    Peace is needed in every aspects of life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • (11/29/2015 5:22:00 AM)

    The message of the poem, live and let others live is Superb. The motto of peaceful life for self and others too is sublime. Enjoyed the wonderful poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (11/29/2015 2:32:00 AM)

    Delightful poem, excellent diction a joy to read. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/29/2015 1:09:00 AM)

    Song of nightingale is ever fascinating and inspiring and your poem is icing on the cake. (Report) Reply

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