William Cowper

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an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him "the best modern poet", whilst William Wordsworth p ...
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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.
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The Nightingale And Glow-Worm
A Nightingale that all day long
Had cheered the village with his song,
Nor yet at eve his note suspended,
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3.
A Comparison
The lapse of time and rivers is the same,
Both speed their journey with a restless stream;
The silent pace, with which they steal away,
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Contentment
(Phillipians, iv.11)

Fierce passions discompose the mind,
As tempests vex the sea,
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5.
Abuse Of The Gospel
Too many, Lord, abuse Thy grace
In this licentious day,
And while they boast they see Thy face,
They turn their own away.
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
The parson knows enough who knows a duke.

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Ak Bhattacharya 07 March 2016
Please provide the analysis of the poem THE SNAIL by William Cowper
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